Matt Dutton joined The Herald-Whig newsroom as a staff writer in October 2016. His primary responsibility is covering Illinois region news and features. A Monmouth native, Matt received a bachelor’s degree in English from Monmouth College. While at Monmouth College, he studied journalism under former NBC Nightly News Executive Director Joe Angotti. Before starting at The Herald-Whig, he interned with the Gatehouse Media Review Atlas in Monmouth. After receiving his degree, he became the Review Atlas’ staff reporter. In his free time, Matt enjoys hiking, fishing and playing the drums.
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