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What will your verse be??

Jul 21 2014

Everyone has a story to tell. That is why I do what I do. Ever since I took a news reporting class in high school, I knew writing and reporting would be my calling.

Hello, my name is Matt Marn

Jun 19 2014

Hello, my name is Matt Marn, and I will be working with I am a freelance reporter, originally from Grand Rapids, Michigan. I moved here almost three years ago with my wife, when she got a job as a teacher in Phoenix. It has been a new adventure, but I love it here in the Valley of the Sun.  I have a degree in Journalism, and I have continued writing since moving here on a variety of things. I write mostly about people and groups that make a difference in the community around them. I like showing "the faces behind the stories," as I call it. Way too often we read tragic news about something going wrong. I feel there are plenty of events, plenty of groups, plenty of people we can be truly proud of that are all over our Valley community. And I would love to shine a light on each one of them.

Meet Matt Marn

Matt is an experienced journalist living in Surprise, Arizona. He is currently freelancing, reporting on people, organizations, and events that help change the community around us for the better. With his feature style of writing, he shows the deeper side of the story. Matt also writes on local musical performers and groups around Phoenix, thanks in no small part to his newly deepened love for music. Within the last few years, he has picked up the guitar, and moved on to play in jam sessions around the Valley. He uses his growing network of musical connections to help continue to tell the stories of people around the community who have a great story to tell – and in this case, a great song to sing.

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