Meet the Team

Matt Picht

General Assignment Editor

Matt graduated from the University of Tulsa with an English degree, and he still can't believe he found a job this awesome with those credentials. When he's not scouring the web to bring you the best news possible, Matt enjoys reading and playing video games. His typical news beats are world news, tech stories and anything involving puns.

  Recent Work
A flight test of a missile interceptor
U.S. Department of DefenseU.S.

The US Is Testing Its Best Chance Of Stopping A North Korean Missile

A bus attacked by gunmen
Minya GovernorateWorld

Egypt's Coptic Christians Face Another Bloody Attack

The upcoming "Castlevania" Netflix series
NetflixEntertainment

Netflix Takes On The Impossible: Bringing Video Games To TV

A U.S. jet.
U.S. Department of DefenseWorld

US Admits To Killing Over 100 Civilians In Mosul Airstrike

Former FBI Director James Comey
Getty ImagesPolitics

Fake Intel Might Have Swayed Comey On Going Public With Clinton Case

President Trump
Getty ImagesWorld

Trump Splits From His Cabinet On 'Madman' Kim Jong-Un's Mental Health

President Trump
Getty ImagesPolitics

Trump Will Get A Private Lawyer To Handle Russia Investigations

A soldier in Davao City
Getty ImagesWorld

Part Of The Philippines Is Now Under Martial Law

Police at Manchester Arena
Getty ImagesWorld

At Least 22 People Dead After Manchester Concert Bombing

A U.S. customs officer
Getty ImagesU.S.

Over 600K US Visa Holders Became Undocumented Immigrants Last Year

A car in "Grand Theft Auto V"
Twitch / SentdexTech

An AI Is Learning To Drive In 'Grand Theft Auto.' It's Going ... Great

NAACP President Cornell William Brooks
Getty ImagesU.S.

The NAACP Wants A New President To Face Trump

The ITV Leader's Debate
Getty ImagesWorld

The UK's TV Debate Was Missing Its Biggest Stars

President Donald Trump
Getty ImagesPolitics

Trump Faces The Media After A Turbulent Week

Sheriff David Clarke
Getty ImagesPolitics

Sheriff David Clarke Says He's Joining The Trump Administration

Characters from the "Sonic Forces" game
Sega / "Sonic Forces"Tech

The New 'Sonic' Game Lets Fans Insert Their Own Characters

Presidents Trump and Putin and a North Korean missile.
Getty Images, Korean Central Broadcasting CommitteeWorld

Putin Doesn't See Eye-To-Eye With Trump On North Korea

Michelle Obama speaks at a conference.
Getty ImagesPolitics

Michelle Obama Isn't Thrilled About Trump's School Lunch Changes

A protester in Venezuela
Instagram / hcaprilesWorld

Venezuela's 'Grandparents' March' Is Met With Riot Cops

A screenshot of the WCry ransomware
Screenshot via AvastTech

Major Ransomware Attack Hits Thousands Of Systems Worldwide

An aircraft catapult on the USS Carl Vinson
U.S. Department of DefensePolitics

President Trump Has Beef With 'Digital' Aircraft Catapults

President Trump
Getty ImagesPolitics

Trump's Cyber Order Calls For More Reports On Federal IT Security

Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai
Getty ImagesTech

Robots May Have Answered The FCC's Call For Net Neutrality Comments

Carl Icahn
Getty ImagesBusiness

Carl Icahn's White House Role Could Earn Him An Insider Trading Probe

A plutonium extraction facility at the Hanford Site.
U.S. Department of EnergyU.S.

Irradiated US Nuclear Site Goes Into Emergency Lockdown

South Korean President-Elect Moon Jae-in
Getty ImagesWorld

In A Decisive Vote, South Koreans Picked A New President

French President Emmanuel Macron
Getty ImagesWorld

Macron's Election Victory Is Only Half The Battle

Steven Seagal
Getty ImagesWorld

Steven Seagal Is No Longer Welcome In Ukraine

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker
European CouncilWorld

The EU Commission President Is So Over Speaking English

Former President Obama
En MarcheWorld

Obama Weighs In On Tense French Presidential Election