Matt Granite is as cheap as they come. He's made it his mission to live as close to a five-star life on a one-star budget, sharing exclusive daily deals and savings tips with News 19's Viewers. He comes to us from our NBC sister station, WKYC-TV in Cleveland.
While working for our sister station WGRZ-TV in Western New York, Matt worked as the lead morning show producer and consumer reporter. Before that Matt worked as a reporter and morning show producer for Valley News Live, another NBC Affiliate covering for parts of Minnesota and North Dakota. Working mornings makes Matt nocturnal and he has not experienced daylight in 5 years.
Matt is an import, originally from Toronto which is where his family and high school sweetheart still live. He's been tied to Jacqui for 10 years and as she completes Medical school, they can't wait to live in the same city. He also has an un-trainable, but extremely good-looking Wheaten Terrier.
Matt has a Master's Degree in Broadcast Journalism from Northwestern University and while in grad school he worked as a D.C. Correspondent for WCAX-TV in Vermont.
Being able to provide is Ways 2 Save segments for us a dream job for Matt. He wakes up happy to be here every day working with awesome people within Tegna Broadcast.