Matt Baumgarten joined the 6 News team in October 2016 as the morning reporter for the State College area.
Matt comes to WJAC from Wild and Wonderful West Virginia, working there as the senior beat reporter for two years. Matt graduated from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh in 2014 with bachelor’s degrees in Broadcast Journalism and Spanish. While in college, Matt was able to travel to Mendoza, Argentina, spending 5 months there studying and experiencing the culture.
In his free time, Matt enjoys hunting and spending time outside tinkering with cars and trucks. Matt has also been involved with many musical bands and projects, playing drums, piano, and also as a lead singer. Matt is extremely excited about coming back home to Pennsylvania and serving your communities.
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