Matt Gonzales, Writer and Researcher for

Matt Gonzales

About Matt

Matt is a writer and researcher for As someone who has lost loved ones to addiction, he understands the importance of drug and alcohol treatment and how proper education can save lives.

Matt studied communication at East Carolina University, where he picked up the tricks of the journalism trade. Upon graduation, he worked as a freelance writer for various blogs and websites, including Yahoo, Inc., while serving as a continuing education specialist at Gannett Healthcare Group, a sector of Gannett Company, Inc., in McLean, Va.

In 2013, he accepted a position as a features writer with the Daily News-Record in Harrisonburg, Va. In this role, he served as head writer for the Shenandoah-North Fork Journal while contributing to the company’s daily publication and quarterly magazine. He has covered topics including abuse, depression and suicide. In 2016, he accepted his current position with

When he’s not writing, Matt enjoys watching Netflix, tracking his favorite sports teams and spending quality time with his infant son and fiancé. Not necessarily in that order.

  • Matt has wanted to be a writer since he was 12 years old.
  • He is ambidextrous.
  • His father is a veteran of the United States Marine Corps.
  • He enjoys poorly written Lifetime Movie Channel flicks.
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