Matthew Richmond, Ideastream Public MediaReporter/Producer
Matthew Richmond has worked as a journalist since 2011, first as a stringer in South Sudan, then as a public radio radio reporter in upstate New York covering hydrofracking before arriving in Cleveland in 2016.
- 2022 & 2023 Ohio Society of Professional Journalists, Best Criminal Justice Reporting
- Reporting fellow for "Guns & America" - a public media reporting project focused on firearms, their role and history in U.S. society and the laws surrounding their distribution and possession in Ohio and nationwide
- Reporting on the criminal justice system in Northeast Ohio, with a particular focus on policing, prosecutors and responses to violent crime
A first-of-its-kind analysis of Ohio appellate cases with allegations of withheld evidence is a window into what many experts consider a largely invisible national problem.