Matt Gutman's biography

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Matt Gutman

Matt Gutman is an ABC News Chief National Correspondent based in Los Angeles. He reports for all ABC News broadcasts and platforms, including "World News Tonight with David Muir," "20/20," "Good Morning America," and “Nightline.” He has reported for ABC from 40 countries across the globe.

In 2018 Gutman followed every step of the treacherous mission staged to save twelve boys and their soccer coach from a flooded cave in Thailand. He is the author of The Boys in the Cave, which recalls the dramatic story that captivated the world’s attention for weeks.

Gutman, a multi-award winning correspondent, has covered the recent spate of terrorist attacks in Europe, the upheaval in Venezuela and countless domestic terror attacks.

Over the past half-decade Gutman has been one of the most frequently used correspondents on “20/20.” Gutman’s tireless reporting helped “20/20” win an Emmy for its documentary on the 2017 Las Vegas massacre and a Christopher Award for its reporting on the Thai cave rescue. Lately, Gutman’s been focused on the multitude of crime stories being prosecuted out of Orange County.

Previously based in Miami, won awards for his coverage of the Trayvon Martin Shooting and the BP Oil spill.

Before joining ABC News in 2008 where he started at ABC News Radio, Gutman was a Jerusalem-based reporter for seven years, covering every major conflict in the Middle East.

Gutman is married and a father of two. He is a graduate of Williams College in Massachusetts.

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