Who is reporter Matt Gutman from ABC News?
Matthew A. Gutman was born on 5 December 1977, in Westfield, New Jersey USA, and is a journalist and reporter, best known for his work with ABC News on which he’s appeared in various programs for the network, including as the host of the television series “Sea Rescue”.
The Wealth of Matt Gutman
How rich is Matt Gutman? As of mid-2018, sources inform us of a net worth that is over $1 million, mostly earned through a successful career in journalism. His work has allowed him to travel around the world, reporting on various events happening in locations such as Europe and the Middle East.
Early Life and Education
While little is known about Matt’s childhood or how he developed an interest in journalism, it is known that he attended Newark Academy, where he gained popularity as a football player. His skills in the sport would eventually lead him to study at Williams College, where he completed his degree in 2000.
Gutman immediately gained experience as a freelance reporter, travelling to the Middle East and reporting from Jerusalem on various events, frequently on tensions in the area, occasionally returning to Miami in breaks before going back to reporting there. He stayed as a reporter in Jerusalem for seven years before fully returning to the US and moving to Los Angeles.
— Matt Gutman (@mattgutmanABC) April 24, 2018
In 2008, he joined ABC News as a reporter, and started by appearing in several of the network’s high profile shows including “World News Tonight with David Muir”, “Good Morning America”, and “Nightline”. His work with ABC has now sent him to over 40 countries around the world over the decade.
Matt has done a lot of notable coverage throughout his career also thanks to the experience he gained covering major conflicts in the Middle East. He covered the recent spate of terrorist attacks in Europe, and San Bernardino, and the upheavals happening in Venezuela, including the elections there. His team investigated the Trayvon Martin Shooting, and they won the National Association of Black Journalists award for their investigative work. In 2010, he also covered the Gulf oil spill, reporting on the efforts to plug the spill and the economic plus environmental effects caused by the event.
He then became the host of the ABC News show “Sea Rescue” – previously hosted by Sam Champion until 2014 – which showcases stories of rescue, rehabilitation, and return to the wild of various marine creatures. The show covers a team of animal care experts, researchers, dedicated veterinarians, and government authorities. The show won a Daytime Emmy for Best Children’s Series in 2016, and has now been airing for a total of three seasons and 54 episodes, and is presented in conjunction with SeaWorld Entertainment as well as Litton Entertainment.
Personal Life and Relationships
While Gutman tries his best to keep most of his personal life away from the camera, various sources have checked into his personal life and discovered that he is married. While he hasn’t shown many details about his wife, it has been revealed publicly by him that his wife is Daphna Venyige, who has a private social media page on Instagram. During his free time, it is known that he loves to cook and also maintains a workout regimen needed for the nature of his work.
Is Matt Gutman on Social Media?
Similar to numerous journalists, Matt maintains a strong online presence through accounts on social media sites Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. He lists his current position with ABC as Senior National Correspondent and host of “Sea Rescue”. His Instagram page shows a lot of behind the scenes photos of his daily work and endeavors. He has videos and pictures of himself exercising and working out, plus showcasing a lot of pictures of his wife and children. Some of his recent work has him visiting places which have been affected by calamities, travelling and visiting various locations around the world as posted on his page.
His Twitter account on the other hand is more focused on news, as he updates followers on recent events and news that is being covered. Recently, he’s been covering the search for a killer in Arizona. His Facebook account is personal, though he also posts some of his recent coverage and events similar to that of his Instagram account. Matt also has videos and clips of himself available online through the website YouTube which mainly showcases recent broadcasts.