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Matt Bailey is an NYPD/DCPI-credentialed Independent freelance journalist. His state-of-the-art home studio, portable field audio equipment, and 4K filming set up make him the top choice for news assignments.


Additionally, Matt LOVES all things music! He covers entertainment in New York City, primarily for He writes dozens of concert reviews, artist interviews, and exclusive news reports each year.

Whether Audio, Video, or Online and Print, Matt Bailey is happy to serve your needs as a reporter or columnist. 

News Reporting

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MIT Disobedience Prize

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Media Lab is offering a prize for standing up to the status quo. Features an interview with Ethan Zuckerman, Director of the Center for Civic Media at the Media Lab. This report was filed for WBAI.

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Open Shuhada Street

A report on a march to Goldman Sachs in opposition of their support for the Hebron Fund.


Port Authority Bomber Charged

Acting US Attorney General, Joon Kim held a press conference on Tuesday, December 12th, 2017 to discuss charges brought against PABT Times Square bomber Akayed Ullah. This report was filed for WBAI.

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NYC Education Rally

A report on the march to Governor Cuomo's Manhattan office in support of public education.

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I Am Muslim, Too Rally

A Report on the rally held in Times Square by Def Jam's Russell Simmons in response to President Trump's travel ban. This report was filed for WBAI.

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Matt Bailey Anchor Demo

A 1-minute anchor demo featuring 3 news stories from the day this was recorded.

At the National Retail Federation Conference. Seen on Scripps Networks Nationwide. 

Click here to send Matt on an assignment for your news outlet.

Entertainment Reporting

Click Here to have Matt review a show, an artist  interview, or write an editorial.

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