Matt Bloom


Matt Bloom was a general assignment reporter and fill-in host from 2021-2024.

Professional Background:
Before coming to CPR, Matt spent four years at NPR member station KUNC, covering breaking news, COVID-19 and the economy in Northern Colorado. Before that, he spent two years as a freelance reporter and producer in Los Angeles, where he worked with the city's local NPR affiliate stations as well as NPR West in Culver City.

His work has aired on NPR's Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Embedded, APM's Marketplace, WBUR's Here & Now, and WNYC's podcast Nancy.

He is a proud member of the National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association. When he isn't reporting, he sings with the Denver Gay Men's Chorus.

Bachelor's degree in journalism, Indiana University.

George Floyd Denver Protest June 3 Night

Protesters push for accountability in federal trial against Denver police

It’s been almost two years since protesters flooded the streets of downtown Denver and cities around the country in the wake of George Floyd’s murder. The demonstrations lasted weeks and drew a major police response. This week, a federal civil rights trial began in Denver. A group of protestors alleges police engaged in overwhelming and unconstitutional use of force to stop their peaceful demonstrations.