Matt Hammill is excited to be back in his hometown in the corridor to anchor and report for CBS 2/FOX 28. Matt is an award winning storyteller with 20 years of experience covering everything from national politics and business to storm chasing and the environment.
He spent most of his career in Illinois where he received more than 50 first place journalism awards including Best Reporter in Illinois 3 times. He also received five Edward R. Murrow awards, recognized as one of the most prestigious honors in broadcasting. Matt has traveled the country reporting live from the gulf coast after hurricane Katrina and he made three trips to Houston and the Kennedy Space Center to follow Iowa astronauts on critical shuttle missions. Heâ TMs also one of the few reporters in the world to fly with all three military jet teams in North America, The Navy Blue Angels, The Canadian Snowbirds and The Air Force Thunderbirds who took him on a wild ride, pulling more than 9 G's!
When he' TMs not telling your stories in the corridor, you can find Matt backpacking Montana and the Pacific Coast, canoeing the Boundary Waters or kayaking the lakes and rivers of Iowa.