Media Moves

NBC hires Politico’s Dixon as senior national politics reporter

March 14, 2023

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

Matt Dixon

Matt Dixon will join NBC News Digital as a senior national politics reporter, where he will cover the 2024 presidential campaign. He begins April 3.

Dixon will be based in Florida. Recently, he served as Florida bureau chief of Politico and the bureau chief for Jacksonville’s Florida Times-Union, where he was also an enterprise reporter.

Previously, Dixon covered Florida state politics and the city of Panama for Florida-based daily newspaper the Panama City News Herald. He also reported on government and breaking news, and worked on complex investigation pieces at the Villages Daily Sun.

He also helped launch Scripps Newspapers’ first Florida Capitol bureau.

He was honored with the Green Eyeshade Award for investigative reporting, the Gene Miller Award of Investigative Reporting and the Florida Press Club’s top government reporting award.

A graduate of Marquette University, Dixon is also writing a book on Florida’s political landscape, set to be released this year.

Be sure to congratulate Dixon on Twitter.

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