Matt has covered breaking news throughout the globe for various news outlets, including The BBC and Al Jazeera. In 2013, Matt reported from the scene of the Alabama school bus hostage situation, Cleveland missing girls, Texan fertilizer plant explosion, Colorado wildfires, and the George Zimmerman trial. In 2012, Briscoe was on-the-scene from breaking and developing news location reporting on the pardoned Mississippi murders, Ohio school shooting and Superstorm Sandy. In 2011, he has reported on breaking news stories, including the largest tornado outbreak in US history that moved through the Southeast, and the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear disaster in Japan. The devastation caused by tornadoes that hit Alabama and Mississippi, Mississippi levee and the Casey Anthony trial.
He delivered on-the-ground coverage of the military build up in Iraq and Kuwait in 2003, including embedding with the 1st Battalion of the 7th Marines. He has reported from Afghanistan, Kandahar, and Bagram, where he traveled with the U.S. troops during Operation Anaconda.
In 2004, Briscoe joined The World Service as a correspondent based in Texas, reporting for on various conflicts for them. He was their primary correspondent in New Orleans when Hurricane Katrina struck in 2005.
Before joining global network reporting, Matt worked as a special projects reporter and anchor for a station in Texas. For several years, he covered major local, national and international stories, specializing in news documentaries and breaking news.
Matt returned to local news in 2017 in Texas, helping organize The Hill Country Tribune and HCTX News--which he left in 2018 to move to Corpus Christi, Texas when his partner, Kelly decided to return to college.
In Corpus Christi, Matt worked with KRIS 6 News, the NBC affiliate in the market on their morning show. He returned to the basics of news operating cameras, editing video and even stepping into the role assisting producers. He left KRIS 6 News after only a short time to start his own website and news production company. Now, he regularly covers everything from major breaking news to high school sports.
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