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Matt Dangelantonio is a producer for "AirTalk with Larry Mantle" and a former managing producer of "Filmweek" on KPCC.
Before coming to KPCC in 2014, Matt was a producer, reporter, and host with Cox Media Group in Jacksonville, Florida, where he covered daily top stories, severe weather, and breaking news for News 104.5 WOKV-FM on radio and Action News Jax on television. He and his work have been featured on NPR, AP Radio News, Fox News Radio, and HLN as well as local radio and TV affiliates across the country.
Matt fell in love with radio as a student at Syracuse University, first as an on-air music DJ and eventually as program director at WJPZ-FM 89.1. He was also a part-time general assignment reporter for WSYR AM 570 & 106.5 FM, covering breaking news and local stories in the greater Syracuse area as well as providing analysis, studio hosting and commentary during pregame and postgame shows for Syracuse men’s basketball and football. He graduated in 2011 with a degree in broadcast and digital journalism and a minor in Spanish.
Matt is a native of New Hampshire and forever a proud New Englander, but he has grown to love his new home in Southern California. In his spare time, Matt enjoys doing CrossFit, playing guitar, board and video games, exploring L.A.'s amazing food scene, trying all the craft beer California has to offer, catching any games he can involving his beloved Patriots, Red Sox or Syracuse Orange, and exploring the West Coast and the world with his wife Allee and their two Shepherds, Hazel the German and Duncan the Australian.
Stories by Matt Dangelantonio
Baseball fans across the Southland are rejoicing this weekend as Spring Training baseball gets underway in Florida and Arizona. This year, both Los Angeles teams have plenty to prove, but for markedly different reasons.
Christopher Nolan’s new time travel thriller “Tenet” has been touted as the film to bring back movie theaters during the COVID-19 pandemic. While it remains to be seen whether that prediction comes true, if there’s going to be a film to do it, another one of Nolan’s so-called “brainy blockbusters” in the vein of “Inception” and “Interstellar” has as good a chance as anything. Nolan and Warner Brothers delayed the film’s release several times over the course of two months, insisting that the film be seen as Nolan intended it to -- on the big screen.
Let’s be honest -- kids and parents aren’t always on the same page when it comes to watching movies and TV shows.
Saturday marks the 50th anniversary of large anti-war demonstrations in East Los Angeles that were organized by the Chicano Moratorium Committee.
More than half of California’s recycling centers have closed in the past six years, creating a crisis for recycling in the state.
Outside of Detroit, there is no American city more associated with cars than Los Angeles.
On Saturday night, Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck sent shockwaves through the sports world when the news broke that he would be retiring in advance of this season, which officially gets underway next Thursday.
It was 1968, and Elvis Presley had hit a rough patch.
Director, Subject Of New Biopic “Brian Banks” On How Their Individual Tragedies Led Them To Make A Movie Together
Brian Banks seemingly had it all figured out.
A comeback unlike any other: Where does Tiger Woods’ epic Masters win fit in the annals of great career comebacks?
They said he’d never win another major. They said his body gave up on him. They said he could never come back from the public implosion of his marriage and the revelation of his struggles with addiction.
Talks between Lakers, Pelicans over all-star Anthony Davis heat up as Thursday’s NBA trade deadline looms
The Los Angeles Lakers already made the biggest splash of the NBA offseason when they signed LeBron James, and now they’re working to land themselves the biggest trade of the NBA season so far, as they are among the top suitors for New Orleans Pelicans forward Anthony Davis.
If you’ve ever woken up after a night of revelry and heavy drinking with a throbbing head, churning stomach, and a general distaste for being awake, you’ve probably also wished that there was some kind of hangover cure.
Open the pod bay doors, HAL: 50 years later, analyzing the impact of Kubrick’s ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’ on the sci-fi genre
“I’m sorry, Dave. I’m afraid I can’t do that.”
As the state of California works to mitigate a crippling housing crisis, a package of bills is working its way through the legislature that aims to move forward on several solutions to the problem.
A Republican congressional candidate in Montana has found himself in the spotlight on election day for all the wrong reasons, charged with misdemeanor assault after he allegedly slammed a journalist to the ground and broke his glasses on the eve of the special election.