Matt Yurus Biography
Matt Yurus is an American reporter, anchor, and lawyer. He served as CBS Local News’s first digital anchor. There, he reports breaking news and enterprising stories for all CBS O&O websites.
He also anchors and reports on-air in Dallas-Ft. Worth. where he is based.
Yurus attended Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. He earned a Master of Science in Journalism, Reporting Concentration: politics, national security, legal Activities/honors: Representative, Student Advisory Council; Recipient, Richard Schwarzlose Scholarship. He started his journalism career at WUSA9, the CBS affiliate in Washington, D.C as a field producer, MMJ, and reporter.
Yurus is a lawyer turned newsman who earned his law degree from George Mason University. He passed the New York Bar Exam and began his career as a legal fellow for a U.S. senator on Capitol Hill.
Matt Yurus Age
He was born Matthew Charles Yurus but has not yet disclosed his date of birth.
Matt Yurus Family
Yurus keeps his personal life private and has not yet disclosed any information about his father, mother, or siblings.
Matt Yurus Law
Yurus passed the New York bar exam earning a Juris Doctor from George Mason University School of Law in Arlington, Virginia. He also received a Bachelor of Science in Marketing, Minor in Business Administration.
Matt served on the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Washington, DC as a law clerk from May 2012 to August the same year. He Investigated agencies, drafted talking points to brief members of Congress, and also assisted in a letter sent to the SEC.
From February 2013 to April the same year, he served at the Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, Washington, DC as a law clerk. He investigated the National Park Service’s regulatory actions and Environmental Protection Agency’s legal settlements.
From January to May the same year, he served as a law clerk on Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, Washington, DC. He Wrote memorandums on Voice of America, Obama’s executive orders, Palestine’s authority to ratify multilateral treaties.
He served at the U.S. Senator’s Office in Washington, DC as a legal fellow from August to September 2014. He also served as a researcher at the Center for a New American Security in Washington, DC from April to June 2015.
Matt Yurus Career
Yurus served as a News Reporting intern at POLITICO, Arlington, Virginia from April to June 2015. He Co-authored, contributed to POLITICO Influence, a daily newsletter; reported on trade, cybersecurity, Export-Import Bank.
He also served as a politics, legal, and national security reporter for Medill Reports, Chicago, Illinois; Washington, DC from January 2014 to August 2015. At Medill, he published video and print stories for outlets such as VICE News, WBKN-TV (CBS), Military Times, UPI, and also reported from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba on an alleged terrorist’s military trial for Military Times.
He was a freelance writer for Vice News, Washington, DC from September to December 2015. There, he wrote articles on politics and policy, including the Iran nuclear deal and the Department of Defense’s budget.
He was a White House Pool Reporter for Reuters, Washington, DC from September to December 2015. There, Yurus reported on and traveled with President Barack Obama and his motorcade.
Matt Yurus CBS
From December 2015 to July 2017, Yurus was a field producer, MMJ, and general assignment reporter for WUSA9 (CBS affiliate), Washington, DC. At WUSA9, he pitched, reported, recorded, edited, and produced myriad stories for 5, 6, 7, and 11 p.m. newscasts. He also reported breaking news, enterprise, and political stories, including the 2016 presidential race.
Yurus joined the CBS Television Stations Division, Dallas, Texas in August 2017. He serves as a reporter and anchor for CBS 11 News. He is also a digital anchor for CBS Local News, anchoring breaking news and enterprising stories for all CBS O&O.
Matt Yurus Salary
His salary is not yet disclosed.
Matt Yurus Net Worth
Yurus has been a quickly rising journalist but his net worth is not yet revealed.