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Matt Thielke joined the WGXA News team as a reporter in March 2016.

Matt previously worked at WGXA's sister station, KTVO-TV, as a reporter in Ottumwa, Iowa. While with KTVO, Matt covered the 2016 Iowa Caucus, attending dozens of campaign events interviewing a variety of presidential candidates. He enjoyed being able to cover the presidential race early in election season, and witnessing firsthand how campaigns gain or lose momentum and voter support.

Matt graduated from Union University in Jackson, Tenn., with a B.A. in Broadcast Journalism.

Matt is originally from Hendersonville, N.C., and is excited to be working closer to his family in the South.

Feel free to get in touch with Matt over email (at or social media with story ideas or just say hello!