Matt Welch

MATT WELCH, born and raised in Martinsburg, W.Va., contributes features on West Virginia University athletics and other colleges in the region for DKPittsburghSports.com.

Career: Matt got his start in journalism covering prep sports for the Times West Virginian newspaper in Fairmont, W.Va. After less than a year on the beat, Matt was promoted to sports editor of the paper, where he continued his career for nearly three years, covering anything from high school golf to West Virginia football. Matt graduated from West Virginia with a degree in creative writing in 2013. While his background is in writing, his passion is in journalism and finding the best story to tell in the best way. He's currently the city editor at The Journal newspaper in Martinsburg, W.Va.

Personal: Matt lives in Bunker Hill, W.Va. with his trusty dogs, Petie and Oliver. In his free time, he enjoys watching any sporting event (preferably live).

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