Matthew became a national BBC correspondent in 1990. He spent some time based in Northern Ireland where he reported on events such as the Shankill bombing, the Greysteel shootings and the first IRA ceasefire. Other notable assignments included the fall of Srebrenica and the Waco massacre.
By 1997, Matthew was based in London, working as a political correspondent at Westminster.
Later in 1997 Matthew joined BBC News 24 as one of the evening presenters. Since then he has presented on the channel in various timeslots; he has also occasionally presented weekend news programmes on BBC One. He also presents on the BBC’s international channel BBC World News.
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