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Matt Mendes

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Tucson, AZ
Weekend Anchor and Reporter, CBS 47 and KSEE 24 — KGPE-TV (Fresno, CA)

CBS47 weekend anchor/weekday reporter. I also report for KSEE 24 during the week. Former 911 dispatcher for FSO

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Biography

I am a news reporter in Tucson, Arizona. I cover all kinds of stories but have a passion for investigative reporting.
I am highly competitive when it comes to gathering stories and getting exclusives.
A graduate of Fresno State University, I earned my bachelor's in mass communications and journal...

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@MattMendesTV — 3,642 followers, 4,927 tweets

Jul 27, 2017

Exclusive: Body cam video shows police chase in Hanford. Police say the driver is linked to auto theft crime spree  http://bit.ly/2vKS62B 

Jul 27, 2017

An eyewitness news viewer sent us photo of police shooting in Avenal. We are LIVE from the scene at 11pm @CBS47 https://t.co/CIEXeCsR8W

Jul 27, 2017

Police body cam video shows aftermath of chase involving alleged stolen car. Police say it's tied to a bigger crime spree. @CBS47 at 11pm. https://t.co/s8JaYotOS9

Jul 26, 2017

Humberto Mireles is 1 of 8 arrested in multi-county auto theft spree. His incredible capture caught on camera @CBS47 https://t.co/Th3UV7wMS1

Jul 26, 2017

Madera County DA is fighting to keep an arsonist behind bars.  http://bit.ly/2uzKKyS 

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What was your first job as a journalist?

Assignment editor

Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes

How is social media changing news?

People are getting their news a lot faster. But you must be careful, sometimes people on Facebook or Twitter spread rumors.