K.J. Matthews is an award-winning journalist.

She got her start as a reporter and producer for CBS, ABC, and FOX-TV affiliates nationwide, before moving to the network level at CNN. At CNN she covered media and entertainment for nearly a decade. Her TV, film, and music reports regularly appeared on CNN, CNN International, HLNtv, CNN digital and on the following shows: AC 360, The Situation Room, New Day, CNN Tonight with Don Lemon, Erin Burnett OutFront and Morning Express with Robin Meade. 

She’s also part of teams that won both Emmy and Peabody Awards. She was also one of the co-producers of CNN’s award winning special, CNN Heroes: An All-star Tribute

K.J. has also worked for the syndicated entertainment show, Extra. And most recently, she’s become a regular contributor to BBC World Service Radio, BBC World News TV, Germany’s DW English TV Network and Australia’s ABC TV Network.

The Los Angeles native has a bachelors degree from UCLA and a masters degree from New York University.