Hi, I'm Matt

Broadcast Journalist - Air Force - Audio Visual Specialist



I'm an Air Force Broadcast Journalist with over 5 years of experience creating multimedia products ranging from short social media pieces to award winning features, so if you're looking for someone to help bring your vision to life, then I'm the man for the job.

I grew up in northwest Tennessee and have, since joining the Air Force, lived and worked in Okinawa Japan, Jakarta Indonesia, Dayton Ohio, Fort Meade Maryland, Syracuse New York, and San Antonio Texas.

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The Closet

This is a Twin Peaks fan film. This film was created for a film class at Syracuse University in the Military Motion Media Program.

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Drone Safety

This animation was created to inform the local Wright-Patterson Air Force Base audience about the rules surrounding flying drones at the time of publication. Those rules have since changed.


A Jump From The Past

Members of the 412th Civil Affairs Battalion jump over the Wright-Patterson flight line for their Airborne training. They also had a visit from Army veteran Jim "Pee Wee" Martin who jumped over Normandy during World War II.

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National Museum of The United States Air Force's History

A brief history of the National Museum of the United States Air Force.

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The United States Air Force Band of Flight

The United States Air Force Band of Flight has been apart of Wright Patterson for nearly 75 years performing a vast yet often misunderstood mission.

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An Island of War and Tranquility

Professional Military Education trips offer personnel in depth and intriguing looks at history. This trip takes us to a small seemingly peaceful island in the pacific.

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Holiday Blues

The holidays can be a difficult time for military members away from home. So we must remember to help take care of one another this holiday season. (U.S. Air Force animated video by SrA Matthew Hester)

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Legal Opera

Finding ways to manage stress can be a challenge, especially when you're The Chief Prosecutor for an entire base. Senior Airman Matt Hester takes us to Wright Patterson to see how one man manages his.


The Accelerated Runway at Wright-Patt

This video covers the history of the accelerated runway at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.

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Air Force Motorcycle Racer

During the week, Captain Tom Bowen is a student at the Air Force Institute of Technology (AFIT). On the weekends, he races motorcycles at more than 150 miles per hour. At the races, Captain Bowen also doubles as a recruiter to help tell the United States Air Force story as part of the "We are All Recruiters" program. Watch him tear up the track and wish him luck at his next race!

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Behind the Air Force Marathon

The Air Force Marathon is one of the largest sporting event in the Dayton, Ohio area. This show doc goes behind the scenes and takes a look at what it takes to put on this massive event.

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Serving For Over Fifty Years

This is one of my oldest videos. The MC 130 P Combat Shadow has been in service since the 1970s. With new technolgy one the way and so many years of service, The Shadow is finally getting the rest it deserves.

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