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
United CEO Oscar Munoz
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United Airlines CEO's Promotion Isn't Going As Planned

An Exxon Mobil drilling platform
Exxon MobilBusiness

Exxon's Not Getting Russian Drilling Permits From Trump After All

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange
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Julian Assange Might Soon Face Charges In The US

President Trump and Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni
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Trump Prods Italy On NATO Spending

Venezuela's flag
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Venezuela's Chaotic Protests Leave At Least 3 Dead

Prime Minister Theresa May
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UK Election Debates Won't Feature The Prime Minister

Jon Ossoff
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Georgia's Special Election Isn't Over Yet

A police car in Fresno

3 People Shot And Killed In Fresno, California

A screenshot from Facebook Spaces

Facebook Finally Has A Virtual Reality Product

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan
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The EU Cools On Turkey After Referendum

A Delta airplane
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Delta Will Give Passengers Up To $10,000 To Leave An Overbooked Flight

Rey from "Star Wars"
Walt Disney Studios / "Star Wars: Episode VIII — The Last Jedi"Entertainment

The Most Important Line From The New 'Star Wars' Teaser

Nintendo NES Classic Edition

Say Goodbye To The NES Classic

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

US Coalition Airstrike Mistakenly Hit US-Backed Rebels

"I Am Not Your Negro" co-producer Hébert Peck
Newsy StaffEntertainment

Producer Hébert Peck On Why James Baldwin Is Still Required Reading

Wall Street statues
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Wall Street's 'Charging Bull' Artist Wants The 'Fearless Girl' Gone

Ron Estes
Ron Estes For CongressPolitics

GOP Holds On To House Seat In Kansas Special Election

Attorney General Jeff Sessions
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The Justice Department Wants More Illegal Immigration Prosecutions

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley
Office of Gov. Robert BentleyPolitics

Alabama's Scandal-Plagued Governor Has Resigned

Students at a San Bernardino elementary school

San Bernardino Elementary School Shooting Leaves 2 Dead, 2 Wounded

A Tomahawk missile
U.S. Department of DefenseWorld

Here's How Much Damage US Missiles Did To A Syrian Air Base

President Trump and an anti-Trump Twitter account.
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US Drops Request For Private Details Of Anti-Trump Twitter Account

The guided-missile destroyer USS Porter (DDG 78) conducts strike operations against a target in Syria.
U.S. Navy / Mass Comm Specialist 3rd Class Ford WilliamsU.S.

US Fires Missiles At Syrian Air Base

President Donald Trump
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Trump White House Moves Closer To Intervention In Syria

Panera Bread sign
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The Foreign Owner Of Krispy Kreme And Keurig Just Bought Panera Bread

President Donald Trump
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Trump Toughens Talk On Syria After Chemical Attack

Sen. Ron Wyden
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Lawmakers Push For Warrants On Electronics Searches At The Border

An airplane
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Mexican Tourists Might Choose Canada Over US Under Trump

U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May
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Theresa May Probably Won't Go To War Over Gibraltar

Planned Parenthood supporters
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States Could Soon Choose To Block Some Funding For Planned Parenthood