Matthew is a freelance communications specialist working in South Africa and abroad. He has been in the media industry since 2006. His career spans multiple sectors, including news media, NGO, and corporate. As a photojournalist working for Media24 and Independent Newspapers, he received numerous awards, including; the Standard Bank Sikuvile Award, Vodacom Journalist of the Year Award, and multiple Fuji Professional Photographic awards.

In an ongoing quest to remain relevant in an ever-changing industry, he firmly believes in professional development and upskilling. He now specialises in photography, copywriting, videography, video editing, content creation, graphic design, social media management, SEO, web design and development, and communications services.