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Matthew D. Sampson

Lecturer in Communications

Matt Sampson, a Cornell University graduate, has covered TV news from Pakistan to Panama to Paris. A former anchor for News12, he has extensive experience with international news organizations such as CNN, TVB Hong Kong, and the USA Network. His varied background as a cameraman, editor, sportscaster, reporter, and interviewer enables him to train students to become effective backpack journalists and to meet the demands of this new digital era. Matt believes that you can use video recorders or smartphones and, with some editing knowledge, produce a quality TV news product.