About Larry




Larry Matthews is a veteran of thirty-five years in broadcast journalism, working in radio and television in major markets and networks.


He was a street reporter, investigative reporter, anchor, news director, editor and producer.

He has worked at some of the nation's premier radio stations, including WMAL in Washington when it was the market leader and one of the most respected stations in the country. He also reported and anchored newscasts for ABC and National Public Radio.


He taught broadcasting and writing for radio and television at The George Washington University, where he also conducted media workshops and training.

He produced programs and reported for Maryland Public Television.

His awards include The George Foster Peabody Award for Excellence in Broadcasting, The DuPont/Columbia Citation, The National Headliner Award, and other national and regional awards for journalism and excellence in broadcasting.

He is the author of ten published books, including the acclaimed I Used to be in Radio, a memoir.

Member Board of Trustees, Friends of the Library, Montgomery County.

Member Committee for the Gaithersburg Book Festival

Member state board of the Maryland Writers Association