"Wow! You have a fantastic voice!"
- Lin-Manuel Miranda, Creator of Hamilton
Matt McClure is an award-winning journalist, host and theatre professional. He joined NY1 as an anchor/reporter in 2013 and WCBS Newsradio 880 as a traffic reporter in 2017.
He recently served as an Anchor/Editor for the Wall Street Journal Radio Network, and as co-host of the national daytime talk show, "The Juice" on Z Living TV.
Also a professional actor and singer, Matt has performed regionally in musicals and plays across the country. Some favorite credits include LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS (Seymour - BroadwayWorld Award nomination), FOREVER PLAID (Smudge), 9 TO 5 (Joe), THE FANTASTICKS (El Gallo - MAT Award Nomination), ALTAR BOYZ (Abraham), LA CAGE AUX FOLLES (Dindon), NEXT FALL (Brandon), JOSEPH... DREAMCOAT (Levi), OSWALD (Leavelle), GYPSY (Herbie) and THE MUSIC MAN (Marcellus).
Originally from Atlanta, he was an anchor/reporter for the Georgia News Network and WGST-AM from 2004-2009, where he covered high-profile stories such as Brian Nichols's deadly escape from the Fulton County Courthouse.
Matt is the recipient of the 2007 Associated Press Award for Best Anchor/Reporter in Georgia.
After moving to New York in 2009, he anchored a daily news show on the cable channel NET.
He has also worked as an anchor/reporter for WNEG-TV in Athens, GA and WDUN-AM and WMJE-FM in Gainesville, GA.
Matt studied journalism at Gainesville State College and acting at New York's prestigious HB Studio.