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Matt Schmidt


Matt co-anchors WGEM News at 5, 6 & 10. 

He was born and raised in Adams County.  He graduated from Camp Point Central High School and attended Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, graduating cum laude with a bachelor of arts in Radio-Television broadcasting.

Matt worked at WSIL-TV in Carterville, IL from 1994 to 1996, and at KHQA-TV in Quincy for 11 years before coming to WGEM in the summer of 2007.

Matt and his wife Carrie have three children...twins, Carter and McKenzie, and Mason.

Matt is a member of the Knights of Columbus and a certified car seat technician with Safe Kids Adams County.

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