Matt Barnes Biography
Matt Barnes is an American journalist currently working as a morning anchor for NBC4 Today a position he took in January of 2016. He joined the NBC4 family back in May 2010 as a sports anchor and reporter.
Barnes graduated from the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University, graduating cum laude with a degree in broadcast journalism.
Barnes started his career at NBC4 as an intern, working in the sports department in the summer of 2007, learning all the ins and out of the television business.
Matt graduated from the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University, graduating cum laude with a degree in broadcast journalism. While at college, he worked for Gridiron Glory at WOUB, which won a student production Emmy award. In addition, he is among the 12 OU students who were featured in a commercial campaign for the university.
Moreover, after finishing college, Barnes worked as a sports anchor/reporter, covering various sporting events, including the Master’s tournament.at WRDW-TV in Augusta, GA. He says his biggest thrill was playing Augusta National twice and shooting over 100 both times.
Similarly, Barnes enjoys working in television because he is able to tell people’s stories. Furthermore, he knows everyone has a unique story to tell from a young individual fighting a terminal disease, talking to a person making a change in their community, and an athlete striving for a championship.
Matt is a native of Columbus, being in and out in the community is very key to him. He is a devoted volunteer and supporter of the Ronald McDonald House in Columbus. As well, he also serves as a mentor with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Ohio and was named the Ohio 2020 Big Brother of the Year. Similarly, you can also find him talking to schools around the area, including his alma maters Indianola Elementary, Johnson Park Middle, and Bishop Hartley High.
Matt Barnes Age
How old is Matt? Barnes has managed to keep his personal life under the low-key. Therefore, he has not yet disclosed the year, month, and day he was born to the public. Therefore, when he celebrates his birthday, is not known. We promise to update this section as soon as the information is available in the public domain.
Matt Barnes Family
Barnes likes to keep his personal life private. Therefore, he has not revealed any information regarding his parents and siblings. However, this field will be updated as soon as the information is available to us.
Matt Barnes Wife
Due to his secretive nature, Barnes has managed to keep his relationship status away from the limelight. It is not known if he is single, dating, or married. Information about him having any children is not available at the moment. We will keep you updated once the information is available in the public eye.
Matt Barnes Salary
Barnes receives an estimated annual salary ranging from $45,000 – $110,500 as an anchor at NBC4.
Matt Barnes Net Worth
Barnes has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million -$5 Million as of 2021. His income is mainly attributed to his successful career as a journalist.