Matt Keller
I distinctly remember the first time I thought a career in broadcast journalism was a possiblity for me. It was my senior year at Oak Grove High School in San Jose. My English teacher guided me to the field of journalism, possibly to put my skill (or annoyance?) of asking "why or why not" to good use.

Now I have the privilege of asking the hard questions in my hometown and across the Bay Area on issues that matter.

The road home has been an adventure. I have covered all kinds of incredible stories, including devastating wildfires and flooding in Chico, an air show crash and the largest school shooting in U.S. history in Virginia. I also confronted people involved in a huge scheme against homeowners in Fresno. Now, I get a front row seat to the biggest stories here in my hometown.

I enjoy getting out in the great weather with my family. My hobbies include reading books and magazines, watching good television shows, movies, the UFC and NBA basketball.

I'm always looking for a good story. Send your news tips to or Tweet me.

Matt Keller is a general assignment reporter, typically filing his stories in the South Bay for the weekday morning news on ABC7. He's received many prestigious awards, including two Emmy Awards, a Regional Edward R. Murrow Award, and an Associated Press Award. Matt was also recognized for his media contributions to Northern California with a California State Assembly Resolution.

San Jose investigators are looking for the cause of the fire at the Chualar Pallet Recycle center on Tuesday.
San Jose firefighters have knocked down a two-alarm fire that sent 35-to-40 foot flames shooting up on the 1000 block of Oakland Road.
Police are investigating a homicide in San Jose this morning, according to San Jose police Sgt. Heather Randol.
Santa Clara County's VTA is using the September 11th anniversary to remind passengers about the need to remain vigilant.
The City of San Jose is in the process of cleaning up the South Bay's largest homeless encampment referred to as "The Jungle."