Matt Vanderveer

Assistant News Director and Anchor

Matt is the Assistant News Director and Anchor for KKCO/KJCT.

Matt is the Assistant News Director and Anchor for KKCO/KJCT.

Before the Western Slope, he spent a year at KMIR in Palm Springs, CA where he covered President Obama's visit with Chinese President Xi. He was also on the front lines of several California wildfires and interviewed the first person ever cured of HIV known as the ‘Berlin patient’.

Matt’s always loved politics and news. He knew, early on, Broadcast Journalism would be the career for him.

Matt’s visited much of the U.S., several countries in Europe and sailed through the Caribbean. He likes to hike, read and Netflix (yes, he uses it as a verb). He's also not embarrassed to admit he hasn't missed a single episode of Survivor!


NBC News Headlines

Supreme Court clears way for federal executions

The 5-4 ruling says that federal executions may proceed. The last time an execution occurred at federal level was in 2003.

Black Lives Matter mural outside Trump Tower defaced; mayor says 'nice try'

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio tweeted that the mural has already been repaired.

California man charged with hate crime after driving into Black crowd

Dennis Wyman, 42, allegedly struck an off-duty security guard after yelling racial insults at a group in a hotel parking lot.

Four charged with murder of rapper Pop Smoke

Pop Smoke was killed in February during a robbery at the Hollywood Hills home where he was staying while visiting Los Angeles, officials said.

Body of 'Glee' actress Naya Rivera found at Lake Piru in California, authorities believe

Rivera had been boating with her 4-year-old son at the lake Wednesday afternoon when she went missing.