Matt Smith

Matt Smith is a senior reporter covering money, influence, and the Silicon Valley at The Center for Investigative Reporting. His two-decade career in journalism began with staff positions at news organizations in Sacramento, Calif. Albuquerque, N.M.; Twin Falls, Idaho; Fairfield, Calif.; Newport News, Va.; New York, NY; Washington, D.C.; Mexico City; and San Francisco. Matt holds a master's degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and a bachelor’s degree in political science from Reed College in Portland, Ore.