Matt Laslo

Adjunct Lecturer

College/University: M.A. Johns Hopkins University; B.A. Covenant College

Based on Capitol Hill, Matt Laslo is a reporter who has been covering campaigns and every aspect of federal policy since 2006. He’s currently a contributor at VICE News, WIRED, The Daily Beast, Playboy and a correspondent with VICE News Tonight.

While he has filed stories for NPR and more than 40 of its affiliates, he has also written for Rolling Stone, The Atlantic, Campaigns and Elections Magazine, the Chattanooga Times Free Press, The Guardian, the Omaha World-Herald and Washingtonian Magazine. Since 2009, he’s sat on the board at the Regional Reporters Association, where he helps represent the dwindling numbers of regional reporters based in Washington.

In 2011, he graduated cum laude from Johns Hopkins University’s M.A. in government and public policy program. He now teaches there as adjunct political communications professor, as well as teaching journalism at Boston University and the University of Maryland. He also teaches at The George Washington University’s M.A. program in strategic public relations. He can be found on most all social media platforms as @MattLaslo.