Based on Capitol Hill, Matt Laslo is a reporter who’s been covering campaigns and every aspect of federal policy since 2006. He’s currently a regular contributor at VICE News, VICE News Tonight HBO, The Daily Beast and Rolling Stone. He also runs the Laslo Congressional Bureau – public radio member station’s sole remaining bureau in the nation’s capital.
While he’s filed stories for NPR and more than 40 of its affiliates, he also has had bylines in Billboard, The Atlantic, Campaigns and Elections Magazine, Countable, Medium, NBC Think (their non-partisan opinion vertical), OZY.com, The Chattanooga Courier, The Chattanooga Times Free Press, The Guardian (op-eds under his professor cap), The News of Delaware County, The Metro, The Omaha World-Herald, The Trace, This American Life, Thompson Reuters (op-eds), USA Today and Washingtonian Magazine, among others.
Since 2009 he’s sat on the board at the Regional Reporters Association where he helps represent the dwindling numbers of regional reporters based in Washington.
In 2011 he graduated cum laude from The Johns Hopkins University MA in Government and Public Policy program. He now teaches there as an adjunct political communications professor, as well as teaching communications and/or journalism at George Washington University (MA), Boston University (MA) and The University of Maryland (BA). He can be found on most all social media platforms as @MattLaslo.
You can read and listen to Matt's stories here: Rolling Stone, The Daily Beast, The Guardian, Countable, The Atlantic, NPR.
Matt is also the creator and host of Bills & Brews.
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