• Matt Keyser

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

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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

Eye of the storm: Remembering Hurricane Ike

It's been seven years since Hurricane Ike ravaged the Galveston coast: sweeping away homes, leveling buildings, and causing nearly $30 billion in damages

  • 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
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When the floodwaters recede

Residents in a small Montgomery County neighborhood were forced out of their homes and into tents—next to large piles of flooded debris that house rodents, roaches and mosquitoes—with little left to their names

She worked six straight days in the NICU during Harvey, then she went into labor

For six days, Jessie Dolan knew one speed: hyper drive.

‘Mr. JJ Watt’: A letter from a first responder

On the outskirts of northeast Harris County, Hurricane Harvey floodwaters rose rapidly and moved swiftly, forcing first responders to act quickly.

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...

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Piecing together the nursery

It didn't just come together overnight

Worst. Dog Parent. Ever.

How am I ever going to raise a kid?!