EP 10 | Our Town Podcast | Guest: Matt Kroschel, Senior Reporter, WAAY 31 (ABC station)
Kroschel is a WAAY 31 senior reporter and anchor after more than a decade covering news across the country. Matt is an Emmy Award winning journalist with a passion for his community. Kroschel grew up in the mountains of Colorado. He is the son of a county undersheriff and began his journalism career in high school landing a part time job at his hometown daily newspaper as a photographer and reporter. Kroschel started his television broadcasting career in Grand Junction, Colorado anchoring and reporting for a local tv station while he attended college classes at Colorado Mesa University. Matt spent 2012-2015 working as a journalist covering North Alabama before being called back to cover Colorado news. He served as a reporter for CBS News in Denver before coming back to Huntsville. Matt and his family, that includes three rescue dogs and a cat named Gris, call Madison County home. When not tracking down great stories, you can find Matt chasing waterfalls, paddling down local rivers and cycling on the greenway trails. Matt frequently breaks news first and posts behind the scenes content on his social media channels.