Matthew LaPlante

Matthew LaPlante teaches news writing, crisis reporting, and feature writing in the Department of Journalism and Communication at Utah State University. A career journalist who has reported from more than a dozen nations, his professional work focuses on international crises, military issues, science, and sports. His work for publications including The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Daily News, CNN.com, MLSsoccer.com and The Salt Lake Tribune is chronicled at mdlaplante.com.