• Matt Keyser

Award-winning writer // Amateur photographer
Fan fan of the 3 Bs: beer, baseball & Batman

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  • My Work

A dog with no name

On the streets of Houston, a stray dog—abused and neglected—found the man who helped save her life

The Dome dilemma Houston can’t escape

It was once marveled as the Eighth Wonder of the World, but for decades the iconic structure that once breathed so much life into the city has sat lifeless, with a lingering question about its future: What to do with the Astrodome?

A life-changing gift: High school students give boy 3D-printed hand

A Brenham High School computer science class helped change a young boy's life.

Transparency: A four-month investigation into HPD’s body-camera program

Houston police and politicos touted body cameras as the blueprint for transparency. But a KHOU investigation reveals this transparency is more of a city-hall buzzword than benchmark for the truth.

Forgotten Children

Texas leads the nation in hot car deaths with more than 110 cases since 1990, including five this year alone

#BringThemHome: Over 275 children missing in Texas

More than 460,000 children were reported missing in 2015, according to the FBI. Help #BringThemHome

  • Experience

Writing
Adobe InDesign/Photoshop
Editing/AP Style
Photography
Math
Homemade Guacamole
09/16 - Present
KHOU 11 News
Digital Investigative Reporter
09/14 - 09/16
KHOU 11 News
Digital Content Producer
12/13 - 08/14
Ace In The Cup
Founder/Editor-in-Chief
09/10 - 08/13
Brenham Banner-Press
Sports Reporter/Editor
02/08 - 08/12
The Dallas Morning News
Freelance Writer
  • Write On

Pearland boys’ lemonade stand raises over $800 for Harvey victims

[[Editor’s note: This story ran on KHOU.com on Sept. 6, 2017.]] PEARLAND, Texas – A lemonade stand run by three young boys...

The story behind this heartwarming Hurricane Harvey photo

[[Editor’s note: This story originally ran on  KHOU.com on Sept. 6, 2017]] KINGWOOD, Texas – After four days of being cooped up inside...

Guitarist rocks Star-Spangled Banner in Cypress neighborhood

[[Editor’s note: This story ran on KHOU.com on Sept. 3, 2017.]] CYPRESS, Texas – Loren Jay Gough had just about had enough of the...

Two for Texas: Indiana high school raises money for Texas school affected by Harvey

[Editor’s note: This story originally ran on KHOU.com on Sept. 1, 2017] Students at LaPorte High School in Indiana typically have...

Ted Cruz surveys Harvey damage during Houston visit

HARRIS COUNTY – In a visit to Texas to survey the damage done by Hurricane Harvey, Ted Cruz spread a message...

KHOU 11 crew helps rescue truck driver trapped in floodwaters

Reporter Brandi Smith and photographer Mario Sandoval helped save a truck driver's life who was trapped in floodwaters in north Houston.

  • #DadBlog

A deadly mistake: Kids, hot cars, and parents who forget

Since 1990, more than 800 children have died in a hot car in the U.S. as a result of being forgotten

Piecing together the nursery

It didn't just come together overnight