Matt Mcclain

Country: United States 🇺🇸

Matt McClain is a staff photographer with The Washington Post. He previously worked at the Rocky Mountain News and the Ventura County Star. During his time as a photographer, McClain has covered a wide-range of assignments, including deadly mass shootings in Las Vegas, NV and Parkland, Fl, the 2004 Asian Tsunami, three U.S. presidential inaugurations, the 2015 earthquake in Nepal, and the Zika Virus outbreak in Brazil. His work has received recognition from Pictures of the Year International, World Press Photo, Scripps Howard Foundation National Journalism Awards, best portfolio in the Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar contest and NPPA Best of Photojournalism. Born and raised in rural Indiana, McClain is a graduate of Indiana University. An avid sports fan, McClain also enjoys bar trivia and karaoke. One of his lifetime goals is to be a contestant on Jeopardy.