Matt Johnson, WSB-TV

Matt Johnson

WSB-TV

Atlanta, GA, United States

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  • WSB-TV
  • WSB Radio
Past:
  • WPXI
  • WSOCTV
  • NEWS102.3 KRMG
  • Boston 25 News
  • WHIOTV
  • WOKV News
  • WFTV Eyewitness News
  • WDBO
  • The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
  • Dayton Daily News
  • and more…

Recent articles by Matt:

Parents worried, frustrated over back-to-school plans across metro districts

As more school districts finalize plans for children to return to school amid growing cases of COVID-19, parents are more and more concerned about their children’s safety → Read More

Mayor’s task force releases details on recommended Atlanta police reforms

Atlanta's Use of Force Advisory Council held a community meeting to discuss the list of recommendations they've come up with to help reform and update the policies of Atlanta's Police Department → Read More

Do businesses need to disclose COVID-19 infections? This is what you need to know

A labor attorney said businesses are in part protected by health privacy laws and are not required to notify the public of potential outbreaks. → Read More

Atlanta golf club closed with outbreak of nearly 70 COVID-19 cases

The Ansley Golf Club in midtown Atlanta is testing even more employees after an outbreak. → Read More

Family left with questions after teen, instructor killed in skydiving accident

Jeanna Triplicata was excited for her skydiving jump over the weekend and she was safe about it too, going on a jump with an experienced instructor. → Read More

DeKalb County School Board decides delayed start for the fall, virtual learning – 95.5 WSB

DeKalb County Schools gave a first glimpse at the upcoming fall semester during a board meeting Monday. → Read More

DeKalb County School Board decides delayed start for the fall, virtual learning

DeKalb County Schools gave a first glimpse at the upcoming fall semester during a board meeting Monday. Channel 2′s Matt Johnson was outside the DeKalb County headquarters in Decatur where the board recommended delaying class and keeping the doors closed. The board approved delaying the start of the school year to start on Aug. 17. Previously the school year was set to begin on Aug. 3. The… → Read More

10-year-old girl, man shot at DeKalb County extended stay hotel

We'll have a LIVE update on WSB Tonight at 11 p.m. on Channel 2. → Read More

Family says man killed by police was 27-year-old father of four

Rayshard Brooks, 27, was killed after he got in a confrontation with police at a Wendy's on University Avenue last night. → Read More

Protests over George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor planned in downtown Friday

George Floyd’s death in Minneapolis has caused a strong reaction here in Atlanta. Protests played out Thursday afternoon and more are promised Friday. → Read More

Coronavirus and hydroxychloroquine: Woman says controversial drug help

HENRY COUNTY, Ga. - A Georgia woman says a controversial treatment for COVID-19 helped her beat the virus. Kimberly Sims told WSB-TV she remembers doctors admitting her to Piedmont Henry Hospital in Henry County, Georgia. The next thing she remembers was 26 days later. “My sister said all of a sudden I stopped talking and then they took me to ICU,” Sims told WSB-TV. Her family and doctors would… → Read More

Coronavirus and hydroxychloroquine: Woman says controversial drug helped her overcome COVID-19

A Georgia woman said a controversial treatment for COVID-19, hydroxychloroquine, might have helped her beat the virus. → Read More

Metro Atlanta woman says controversial drug helped her overcome COVID-19

Her family and doctors said she spent 26 days on a ventilator fighting for her life after contracting COVID-19. → Read More

Police now believe foul play involved in Decatur teen’s disappearance

Anthony "AJ" Haszelton Jr., 16, vanished from his Decatur home April 16 and hasn't been heard from since. → Read More

Friends feel renewed sadness for sons of metro Atlanta man who had wife murdered

Fred Tokars died in prison last week, nearly 30 years after having his wife killed in front of his two young sons. → Read More

Ahmaud Arbery honored with special day in Atlanta; justice caravan also planned

Family members of Ahmaud Arbery said they are overjoyed that the city of Atlanta will honor their loved one who was fatally shot in February while out for a jog in Brunswick, Georgia. → Read More

Ahmaud Arbery honored with special day in Atlanta; justice caravan also planned

Family members of Ahmaud Arbery said they are overjoyed that the city of Atlanta will honor their loved one who was fatally shot in February while out for a jog in Brunswick, Georgia. → Read More

Metro Atlantans honoring Ahmaud Arbery with special day, justice caravan

The family of Ahmaud Arbery say they are overjoyed that the city of Atlanta will honor their loved one who was fatally shot in February while out for a jog. → Read More

Woman talks to stranger, finds out his family has been searching for him for months

A woman talked to a stranger and found out he was a 76-year-old man with dementia whose family has been searching for him for months. → Read More

Woman talks to stranger, finds out his family has been searching for h

A man with dementia will reunite with his family Friday after help from a stranger. James Johnson's family have been looking for the 76-year-old grandfather for months. Covington council member Fleeta Baggett saw him in the city square Wednesday and went to talk to him. He was lost. “He wasn’t even aware of what town he was in,” Baggett said. She said she put him up in a hotel while she tried to… → Read More