NewsChannel 3 Reporter
Chudney Matta grew up in Southern California but left her hometown of Los Angeles to pursue her dreams in the journalism world.
Her journey began in Helena, Montana for KFBB/Max Media, where she covered the state's legislative session. She is now at KEYT and is excited about bringing the Central Coast their news.
Chudney attended California State University Northridge, where she graduated in May of 2012 with a Bachelors Degree in Journalism/Broadcast and a minor in Communication. She was a part of her colleges’ news team, “Valley View News”, were she produced, wrote, edited and anchored on the show. “Valley View News” aired on local Northridge television once a week.
Chudney developed a passion for writing at age sixteen, and her love for journalism only continued to grow from there. Her favorite part about reporting is being afforded the opportunity to meet different people and help to convey their thoughts and stories in front of the camera.
She hopes to serve the Santa Maria with entertaining and thought provoking stories. If you have any interesting story ideas that you would like to see her cover, send them to her via email or twitter.
When she’s not working, Chudney loves traveling the world and spending time with her Shiba Inu, Daisy.