Matthew Herchik

New Bern Bureau Chief

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Matthew Herchik joined the WITN team in July 2018.

Name: Matthew Herchik
Title: New Bern Bureau Chief
Alma Mater: Ohio University
Previous Stations: WHIZ (Zanesville, OH)
Married: No
Children: No
Favorite TV Show: Friends or The Office
Favorite Band: The Beatles and Mayday Parade. But I love all genres.
Favorite Book: Atlas Shrugged
Favorite Food: Wings
Favorite Beverage: Water...I know, boring.
Favorite Thing to Do on My Day Off: Go to the beach, or anything active
Favorite Season: Football season (that counts, right?)
Fun Fact: I’m allergic to shellfish (which is not ideal on a coastal state), and I have a not so secret passion for European soccer
If You Were Stranded on a Deserted Island and Could Only Take One Item With You, What Would It Be? My dog Sixer!


Matthew Herchik joined the WITN team in July of 2018, coming from WHIZ-TV, the NBC affiliate in Zanesville, Ohio.

He graduated from Ohio University in 2009 with a degree in Sports Management and Business.

After spending the first several years of his post-college career in sales and marketing, including working for the Pittsburgh Pirates, Matthew decided to follow his true passion: broadcast media.

After spending 16 months at his former station, as a news and sports reporter/anchor, Matthew accepted a position at WITN and is now our New Bern Bureau Chief.

Matthew is originally from Columbus, OH. (I-O!) When he’s not chasing a story or going to a sporting event, Matthew enjoys staying active, going to the beach and hanging out with his dog Sixer.

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