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Matthew Johnson

Matthew Johnson

Multimedia Manager


As multimedia manager, Matthew Johnson collaborates with the digital communications team to create and manage video projects, magazine-style web features, photographic journalism, and interactive elements that distill data and tell the stories revealed by the Urban Institute’s research. He also collaborates with the external communications team to manage the webcasts that magnify the important and elevated debates that occur during Urban Institute events.

Johnson has reported and written for Congressional Quarterly, the Bond Buyer, MarketWatch, and many other publications. His education includes graduate and undergraduate coursework at George Washington University’s Institute of Documentary Filmmaking, Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, the London School of Economics and Political Science, and Bucknell University.