I am Matthew Cunha, a sports multimedia journalist who is passionate about sports and sharing those memorable stories. EMAIL – firstname.lastname@example.org
Video Production in Panama
Traveling to Panama, I had a week to gather video and report for two full productions. The scopes of the story were very different as I immersed myself into international reporting. The content comes with tight windows. Upon return to the states, all production was forced to home due to COVID-19.
Canton still searching for closure
As the Coronavirus outbreak impacts sport journalism, this is one part of five on one of the teams impacted by the cancellation of the state final games. All five stories were highlighted in the Ledgers sport section on Monday, March 30th.
BEANPOT: Locals lead Northeastern to third consecutive crown
I got a chance to cover the annual Beanpot college hockey championship in Boston. This article saw Northeastern win an overtime thriller. I focused the story in on local’s in the Ledger and Brockton Enterprise regions who had a large impact on the result of the game.
For Silver Lake’s J.J. Devine, soccer offers a respite for tragedy at home
This story come to fruition after the paper received a tip and highlights a goalie in the middle of tragedy.
‘He legitimately is a miracle’
After breaking the original story on a hockey player who suffered a serious spinal injury, I was able to get in contact with him and his mom. This was the third of four stories written by me on Connor Kulig.
Forced to Grow Up Almost Overnight
In this piece, I show off my ability to write a personal narrative including topical sports news.
I am a Patriots fan who does not want Tom Brady back
In this piece, I don’t agree with conventional wisdom and state my mind
H.S. CROSS COUNTRY: Milton boys and girls nab EMass titles
This article consisted of several hours and hours of research to identify the proper people to watch out for in the region. On the day of, I tracked down appropriate athletes and coaches.
H.S. GIRLS SOCCER: Millis hands Hull heartbreak in South final again
A normal high sports final took a turn after a controversial non-goal. The coach would be ejected, forcing me to have to think on my feet. I gave him a call after the game and was able to integrate his voice. The original version had video of the non-call but would be removed after the Hull soccer account made their tweets private