Matt Blanchette is the newest member of ABC 6 News This Morning. A native Rhode Islander, Matt grew up in Glocester and went to Ponaganset High School. He is happy to wake up with you every morning and share the news that's most important to Rhode Island.
You may recognize Matt. He spent the last year and a half covering sports at ABC 6. During his time here, he covered the Red Sox World Series victory, the Stanley Cup finals, two AFC Championship games and the Big East Tournament at Madison Square Garden.
Matt is a Boston University graduate (Go Terriers!).
After college Matt embarked on a tour of the Midwest, with stops at television stations in Michigan, Wisconsin and Kansas.
He is happy to be back in Rhode Island and looks forward to waking up with all of you.
Matt lives in Cranston with his dog, Zeke.
You can follow Matt on twitter (@mattblanchette) or Facebook (facebook.com/MattBlanchetteReporter).