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Matt Harding

Journalist

Los Angeles

Matt Harding

I was most recently a reporter and photographer on the business and city government beats at the Yuma Sun in Arizona. I often covered agriculture, energy and policy issues.

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Businesses at construction area report struggles

The project to improve and widen the intersection at 4th Avenue and 16th Street began last May.
The Yuma Sun Link to Story
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One small step for man: NASA’s Orion spacecraft tested

It looks a lot like a sci-fi movie UFO. Except we know what it is. And it’s not flying — it’s falling.
The Yuma Sun Link to Story
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Google education chief talks future technology

Think about a 5-year-old, and think about your most modern piece of technology.
The Yuma Sun Link to Story
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PAAC a home run for construction, tourism in Yuma

“If you build it, he will come,” said a voice from the sky in the 1989 movie “Field of Dreams.”
The Yuma Sun Link to Story
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Lutes Casino turns 75: Beer, billiards and burgers

First it was a pool hall and bar. Then it dished out dominoes and hamburgers. Now, it’s a Yuma icon.
The Yuma Sun Link to Story
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U.S. Navy ship Yuma christened

Rain poured briefly here Saturday morning following the christening of the Navy ship Yuma.
The Yuma Sun Link to Story
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Feeling the squeeze: Lemon industry fights for survival

Yuma County is the largest lemon producer in Arizona, but the U.S. industry may soon be in peril.
The Yuma Sun Link to Story
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Summer slowdown: Yuma golf businesses struggle in desert heat

To say that certain Yuma businesses dry up with the desert’s summer heat would be an understatement.
The Yuma Sun Link to Story
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Solar power gaining ground in Yuma

One thing is for certain — the southwestern United States sees a lot of sunshine.
The Yuma Sun Link to Story
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Fudge Festival Highlights Island’s Favorite Confection

“I love to create things,” said Winston Campbell, a fifth-season Island fudge maker.
Mackinac Island Town Crier Link to Story
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Some Urge Decommissioning of Line 5

"Shutting down Enbridge Line 5 under the Straits of Mackinac is the only option at this time."
St. Ignace News Link to Story
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Big ambitions for Detroit’s M-1 Rail system

From his new Midtown apartment, Michael Ford can look out and see construction on the M-1 Rail.
Bridge Magazine Link to Story

About

Matt Harding

I was most recently a reporter and photographer on the business and city government beats at the Yuma Sun, a daily newspaper in Arizona. I often covered agriculture, energy and policy issues.

In May, I moved to Los Angeles to focus on photography, though I'm still interested in various journalistic work and other writing projects.

While finishing up my bachelor's degree in journalism, I worked as a general assignment reporter and photographer at the Mackinac Island Town Crier, a weekly community newspaper in northern Michigan.

I've also freelanced for various publications, including Bridge Magazine.

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http://mattharding.portfoliobox.net/

Skills

  • News judgement
  • Copy editing
  • Social media
  • Photography
  • AP Style