Matt Cohn



Matt is a second-generation Long Beach resident.  While attending USC, he studied news writing with Joe Sullivan, West Coast Bureau Chief at CBS News. 

After leaving college, he pursued a career in music. 

He got his big break with the Long Beach Post thanks to fellow Trojan and former Post Editor Sarah Bennett.  


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  1. Millikan High Dedicates Stadium to Legendary Football Coach Dick DeHaven, Rekindles Neighborhood Memories
  2. DJ DaCapo Plays the Olympic Velodrome in Rio, Sends Exclusive Report
  3. Long Beach Pride Festival DJ DaCapo Will Be Dropping the Beats at the Olympics in Rio
  4. Measure LB Aims to Provide Funding for Comprehensive Makeover of Long Beach City College
  5. Long Beach Provides Magical Backdrop for Pride Festival Music Finales
  6. Picture-Perfect Day for 33rd Annual Long Beach Pride Parade
  7. Litronix: Small Band, Big Voice with Long Beach Roots
  8. Cheers, Tears at PURPLE RAIN Art Theatre Screening
  9. Long Beach Poly Boys Basketball Team is Looking to Add to its Championship Legacy this Weekend
  10. Live After Five: Neo-Soulstice Brings Soulful Grooves and Spoken-Word Performances to Downtown Long Beach
  11. Photographer Duke Givens Offers Glimpse Into Friend Snoop Dogg's Early Long Beach Days
  12. Long Beach Band Rival Sons Rocks the Forum
  13. JTK Reptiles in Long Beach Is Seventh Street's Exotic Urban Jungle
  14. Stompin' with The Pyramids, Long Beach's Legendary Surf Band: Guitarist Will Glover Remembers
  15. VIP Records Owner Kelvin Anderson Set to Close Up Shop
  16. Cage the Elephant Previews Cuts from New Album TELL ME I'M PRETTY at Fingerprints
  17. Last Boeing C-17 Transport Plane Built in Long Beach Flies into History
  18. Five Questions: JuJu Smith-Schuster
  19. IN PICTURES: Beautiful Day, Great Turnout for Long Beach Veterans Day Parade
  20. Long Beach Poly Beats Up on Millikan, Gets Drummed Out of Playoffs
  21. It's Always the Season of Spirits at Sunnyside Cemetery
  22. Lakewood Defeats Archrival Millikan, Keeps Hamilton Trophy for 14th Straight Year
  23. Silversun Pickups Puts its BETTER NATURE on Display at Fingerprints
  24. Progressiveness is a Decades-Old Tradition at the First Congregational Church of Long Beach
  25. Punk Rock Documentarian Stewart Dean Ebersole Signs Copies of BARRED FOR LIFE at the Seventh Wave Surf Shop
  26. Smiles, Cheers Greet Half Marathon Runners on Final Full Day of the Special Olympics World Games
  27. IN PICTURES: State-of-the-Art Vessel to Depart for Honolulu Saturday
  28. Jay Blaine's Art Speaks a Mysterious Language on the Streets of Long Beach
  29. Hitmaker David Gamson Has Found The Perfect Way to Pursue His Music Career in Long Beach
  30. IN PICTURES: Polish Day in Long Beach
  31. Bearcoon Celebrates New Album, Upcoming Tour With Live Performance Thursday at Fingerprints
  32. Long Beach Grappler Ryan Ramos Lives His Dream in the Indie Wrestling Scene
  33. Music Legend Brian Wilson Meets Fans, Signs Copies of New Album at Fingerprints
  34. Life Begins at 80 for the Long Beach Symphony
  35. Buskerfest-Winning Duo Bearcoon Completes Debut Album
  36. Ocean Rowers Madsen, Remington Delay Trans-Pacific Row For Five Days
  37. Angela Madsen, Tara Remington Begin Trans-Pacific Row in Long Beach Thursday
  38. Java Lanes Remembered As Long Beach's Tiki, Space-Age Fun Place
  39. 'Breaking' News: Pacific Storms Bring Good Surf to Long Beach
  40. International Seafarer's Center Provides Anchor of Support in the Port
  41. Dancing With The Law on the S.S. Tango
  42. IN PICTURES: Long Beach Holiday Lights Cruise
  43. Long Beach Poly's Head Football Coach Raul Lara Announces Resignation
  44. Poly Clinches Moore League Title With Big Win Over Millikan
  45. Poly Puts 40-Year-Old Millikan Record in Jeopardy
  46. Welcome to the Jungle: The Forgotten Tale of Long Beach's Oceanfront Slum
  47. Ashlee Evans-Smith, Former Long Beach MMA Instructor, Ready to Battle Transgender Fighter Fallon Fox
  48. Millikan Football Team Changes Attitude, Gains Altitude
  49. Balford Brings Slice of Jamaica to 4th Street
  50. The Mystery of the Smog Shop Hearse
  51. Long Beach Fire Department Extends Open-House Invitation to the Public
  52. Hard-Working Student Athletes Get a Jump on New Season
  53. New Album from Chris Schlarb Reflects Ever-Expanding Musical Canvas
  54. 'Veronica Mars' Movie Begins Filming in Bluff Heights
  55. High Seas, Gale-Force Winds Thwart Angela Madsen's First SoloTrans-Pacific Row
  56. Paraplegic Olympian to Begin Solo Trans-Pacific Row on Saturday
  57. A Look Inside How LBPD's Courageous Canines Crush Crime
  58. New Waves and Waves of Nostalgia at Seventh Wave Surf Shop
  59. Many Routes to Good Health at Sacred Roots Holistic Healing
  60. Long Beach Derby Gals Are on a Roll
  61. Punk Drumming Business Partners Ready to Rumble On 4th St.
  62. Demand Increases For Local Company’s Cold-Pressed, Organic, Raw Juices
  63. Mike Guardabascio Chronicles Rich Long Beach Football History
  64. Poly Looks To Future After Comeback Season, Tough State Championship Loss
  65. More Trophies For The Case: CIF Football Champ Poly on the Cusp Of State Title
  66. Poly Football Advances To State Championship
  67. Poly Plays Young Upstart Clovis North For State Championship Berth
  68. Jackrabbits To Face Off Against Mater Dei At CIF Championship
  69. Local Lady Football Players Prepare For Next Season's Battles
  70. Rock For Vets Gives Soldiers Music To Live By
  71. ''A Record That Will Stand Forever:'' '73 Millikan Football Team Still Has Bragging Rights
  72. IN PICTURES: Long Beach Parade of Olympians
  73. Misty and Others To Participate In Parade of Olympians
  74. How Poly Gets Its Groove Back
  75. Record-Holding Paralympian Stays Mobile, Goes Global
  76. Local Sprinter Carries U.S. Flag at Olympic Closing Ceremonies
  77. Training May-Treanor: Armando Hart Overcomes Hurdles, Helps Misty Go for Gold
  78. Long Beach Coach Ron Allice Gets His Own Olympic Moment