Matt Breen Biography
Matt Breen is an American journalist and editor living in New York City, New York, currently working for KTIV news as an anchor and political reporter. He is also the editorial director at Logo. He was previously the editor-in-chief of The Advocate, a major LGBT news outlet, and the deputy editor of Out.
How old is Matt Breen? – Age
He is a native of the United States. His birthday and month of birth, however, remain unknown.
Where did Matt Breen go to school? – Education
Breen earned a bachelor’s degree in broadcasting from Northwest Missouri State University.
Matt Breen – Family
Breen has kept his personal life private, thus he hasn’t revealed anything about his parents. Breen’s siblings are unknown.
Matt Breen’s Wife and Children
Matt has a happy marriage. Bridget Breen, KTIV’s General Manager, is his devoted wife. They have three children together.
They have three children and are quite happy. Breens, R.J., Elizabeth, and Jason In May of 2015, they adopted Hadley, a two-month-old “borador” (border collie/labrador retriever mix) from Siouxland Humane Society.
How tall is Matt Breen?- Height
Breen stands 5 feet 8 inches tall.
What is Matt Breen’s Salary?
He receives an annual predicted salary that ranges from $33,774 to $112,519.
Matt Breen’s Net Worth
His net worth is estimated to range from $1 million-$5 million.
Matt Breen KTIV TV- Career
He spent nearly two years there before moving to sister station KTTC in Rochester, Minnesota, to anchor morning and noon newscasts. In no time, Matt was back in Siouxland, anchoring KTIV’s morning and lunchtime newscasts. Over the last 24 years, the Iowa Broadcast News Association and the Midwest Broadcast Journalists Association have recognized Matt’s professional abilities as an anchor, producer, and reporter on multiple occasions.
Matt received the Jack Shelley Award from the IBNA in April of this year. The award, which honors a nominee’s “outstanding contribution to the cause of professional broadcast journalism in Iowa,” is named after the former News Director of WHO-TV and Professor Emeritus of Journalism at Iowa State University.
In 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2017, the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences awarded Matt Emmys for his writing, producing, and anchoring abilities. Matt was one of just a few journalists allowed to have an exclusive interview with President Barack Obama at the White House in June 2012. On October 10th, 1954, KTIV began broadcasting.
It has always been an NBC affiliate, however until 2 September 1967, it shared ABC programming with KVTV/KCAU-TV. In the late 1950s and early 1960s, KTIV had a brief association with the NTA Film Network.
In the Sioux City, Iowa, market, KTIV is an NBC station. Perkins Brothers Company used to own the station, as well as the Sioux City Journal and KSCJ radio. KTIV began broadcasting high-definition newscasts in June 2011. Quincy Media was purchased for $925 million by Gray Television on 1 February 2021. Because AFLAC and Raycom Media merged in 1997, KTIV would rejoin with a number of its former AFLAC siblings.