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Matthew Bowler

Video Journalist

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Matthew Bowler is an award-winning journalist from San Diego. Bowler comes from a long line of San Diego journalists. Both his father and grandfather worked as journalists covering San Diego. He is also a third generation San Diego State University graduate, where he studied art with a specialty in painting and printmaking.

Bowler moved to the South of France after graduating from SDSU. While there he participated in many art exhibitions. The newspaper “La Marseillaise” called his work “les oeuvres impossible” or “the impossible works.”

After his year in Provence, Bowler returned to San Diego and began to work as a freelance photographer for newspapers and magazines. Some years later, he discovered his passion for reporting the news, for getting at the truth, for impacting lives. Bowler is privileged to have received many San Diego Press Club Awards along with two Emmy's.

Recent Stories by Matthew Bowler

San Diego Auto Show Revs Up For 5-Day Run

San Diego Auto Show Revs Up For 5-Day Run

Dec. 29
By City News Service, Matthew Bowler

The annual San Diego International Auto Show began its a five-day run Thursday at the Convention Center.

Downtown San Diego Library Opens A Bike Kitchen

Downtown San Diego Library Opens A Bike Kitchen

Oct. 28
By Matthew Bowler

A new program makes it possible for people to fix their bicycles and check out a book at San Diego's downtown library.

'Lizard Boy,' A Coming-Of-Age Comic Book Superhero Musical

'Lizard Boy,' A Coming-Of-Age Comic Book Superhero Musical

Oct. 6
By Beth Accomando, Matthew Bowler

It started as a one-man show at Seattle Repertory Theatre and has since evolved into a three-person comic book rock musical now on stage at Diversionary Theatre.

Moxie Theatre's 'Peerless' Riffs On 'Macbeth'

Moxie Theatre's 'Peerless' Riffs On 'Macbeth'

Sept. 22
By Beth Accomando, Matthew Bowler

The playhouse strives to showcase female playwrights and plays with dynamic women characters. Its current production "Peerless" offers a reimagining of Shakespeare’s "Macbeth."

San Diego Opera's 'Listening Tour' Asked What Opera Means To People

San Diego Opera's 'Listening Tour' Asked What Opera Means To People

Aug. 5
By Beth Accomando, Matthew Bowler

San Diego Opera General Director David Bennett has been on a "listening tour" to find out what San Diegans think about opera. Here are the results.

San Diego Opera's David Bennett Enters Second Year As General Director

San Diego Opera's David Bennett Enters Second Year As General Director

Aug. 1
By Beth Accomando, Matthew Bowler

San Diego Opera has survived some tumultuous times but as David Bennett enters his second year as general director the future of opera in San Diego looks strong.

Family Affair Explores Star Trek Final Frontier

Family Affair Explores Star Trek Final Frontier

July 22
By Elma Gonzalez, Matthew Bowler

The play "Klingon Lifestyles," which will stage its 23rd production Friday, has become a classic at Comic-Con in San Diego. Meet the family behind it.

The Fight Over Powdered Alcohol In California Comes To San Diego

The Fight Over Powdered Alcohol In California Comes To San Diego

April 15
By Matthew Bowler

Cosmopolitans, martinis, gimlets are all popular cocktails, but the next new drink may not be made from any liquor on the market, it could be made from powdered alcohol or Palcohol.

Miramar National Cemetery Has Room To Grow

Miramar National Cemetery Has Room To Grow

April 6
By Matthew Bowler

San Diego is home to nearly a quarter million veterans. And as they age, they inevitably die. The Department of Veterans Affairs is making room for their graves.

49 Kids Become Some Of San Diego County's Newest Americans

49 Kids Become Some Of San Diego County's Newest Americans

April 1
By Matthew Bowler

From school plays to graduations, growing up in the U.S. is full of milestones. But a group of local kids celebrated a less common occasion on Friday: becoming Americans.

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