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Matthew Richmond

Matthew Richmond

Reporter/Producer

Matthew Richmond is a general assignment reporter at Ideastream Public Media who focuses on criminal justice.

Matthew started his career in journalism as a stringer covering South Sudan’s independence in 2011. After that, he covered the debate over hydraulic fracturing coming to New York State while based in Ithaca.

Matthew is originally from California, he has served as a Peace Corps volunteer in Cameroon and a commercial fisherman in Alaska, he was once offered a job with a traveling circus during a visit to New Orleans and attended journalism school at the University of Southern California.