Matt Simon - Newsy

Matt Simon

Executive Producer

Matt Simon serves as the executive producer of Newsy Tonight with Chance Seales. He joined Newsy in 2018 and supervises coverage of breaking news, Newsy Tonight Investigations, the Newsy Tonight Spotlight and other signature series for the nightly program. Prior to joining Newsy, Matt spent 6 years at CGTN, where he led international productions and special events, including the first-ever live coverage of a U.S. presidential election. He was also tapped to help launch a climate change initiative at The Weather Channel. Matt graduated with honors from Goucher College. He grew up in Albany, New York, and now lives outside Baltimore with his wife, two kids and dog. He is always up for a hot restaurant tip or to chat about barbecue or bourbon. Follow him on Twitter @MSimonTV.

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National Security Council aide Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman.
Julio Cortez / APPolitics

Alexander Vindman On Trump, Biden and Russia

Simone Biles waits to perform on the vault during the artistic gymnastics women's final.
Gregory Bull / APSports

Dominique Dawes 'Not Surprised' Simone Biles Pulled Out

Simone Biles, of the United States, performs on the vault
APU.S.

Putting 'Mental Health First,' Biles Withdraws from Team Competition

Afghan soldiers in vehicles pause on a road in northern Afghanistan.
AP ImagesU.S.

As Afghan Taliban Take Territory, Military Offensive To Come 'Soon'

A hiring sign in Pennsylvania.
AP ImagesPolitics

More States Offering Return-To-Work Incentives To Help Fill Jobs

Prince Philip, who died Friday at the age of 99.
APWorld

Prince Philip, Husband To Queen Elizabeth II, Dies At Age 99

Chinese and American diplomats
APPolitics

U.S., China Open Bilateral Talks On A Contentious Note

Dr. Ankit Bharat, Surgical director at Northwestern Medicine Lung Transplant Program.
Northwestern MedicineSci/Health

Doctors Laud First Double-Lung Transplant From Donor Who Had COVID-19

Inside of a $3.3 million home for sale in Los Angeles.
NewsyU.S.

$3.3 Million House For Sale — Bitcoin Accepted

The IRS building in Washington, DC
AP ImagesBusiness

Debt Collectors Are Coming For Stimulus Checks

President Biden signs COVID-19 relief bill
AP ImagesPolitics

U.S. Government Has Now Spent Over $5 Trillion On The Pandemic

Pharmacist administers vaccines
BP Miller/Chorus Photography via APSci/Health

CDC Issues Guidance For Those Fully Vaccinated Against COVID

Man and his horse in Havana
Associated PressPolitics

Cubans Anxious For U.S. Policy Changes

nursing home in Florida
WPTVSci/Health

Most Nursing Home Staff Opt Out Of Vaccines

The Bitcoin logo
AP ImagesBusiness

Bitcoin Surges Following $1.5 Billion Tesla Investment

President Biden discusses the economy in a speech at the White House.
Alex Brandon / APPolitics

President Biden Comments On The State Of The Economy

The Reddit logo
AP ImagesBusiness

Wall Street Short Sellers Lose Billions As GameStop Soars

A Lyft vehicle.
AP ImagesBusiness

Lyft Drivers Criticize Company's 'Priority Mode' Feature

Members of the National Guard arrive to secure the area outside the U.S. Capitol, Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington.
Jacquelyn Martin / APU.S.

National Guard Was On Traffic Duty In D.C.

The New York Stock Exchange
AP ImagesBusiness

Wall Street Braces For Georgia Senate Race, Vaccine Delay

Leslie Citroen, owner of Mill Valley Chickens, with client
Terry Chea / APU.S.

Demand For Backyard Chickens Surges Amid Pandemic

Wall Street in New York City
AP ImagesBusiness

2020 Market Rally Baffles Analysts As Millions Struggle Financially

A group of children at Auschwitz in 1945
CAF PAP / APWorld

Germany Plans To Pay 240,000 Holocaust Survivors $662M

Italians wear face masks
Luca Bruno / APSci/Health

Europe Experiences COVID-19 Resurgence

Image of Amy Cooper from video provided by Christian Cooper
Christian Cooper / APU.S.

Second 911 Call Revealed In Racist Central Park Incident

Expedition 64 crew members inside the space station’s Zvezda service module.
International Space StationSci/Health

International Space Station Gets Three New Crew Members

Novel Coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 virus particles, orange, isolated from a patient.
NIAID/National Institutes of Health via APSci/Health

First Case Of COVID-19 Reinfection Confirmed In U.S.

Marine One lifts off from the White House to carry President Donald Trump to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center.
APU.S.

President Trump Hospitalized At Walter Reed Medical Center

logo of Square One documentary
Square One / Amazon Prime VideoEntertainment

Director of Controversial Film: Michael Jackson Was Innocent

NewsyU.S.

Deadlier Than The Flu: What China's Coronavirus Statistics Mean