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 matt.keller@abc.com 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.

One person has died in an explosive fire that set off several rounds of ammunition at a home in Mountain View early this morning.
Earth Day has a special meaning in San Jose today. It's the annual banding day for the resident peregrine falcons at city hall where a biologist found out the sex of the three baby birds.
A new study finds taking too many supplements can actually increase the risk of some cancers.
A mission to bring thousands of Vietnamese orphans to the U.S. during the Vietnam War got off to a tragic start. ABC7 News spoke with two people who survived the mission's first deadly plane crash.
It's an amazing search and rescue operation that was caught on camera, as police and family found a young, autistic boy lost in an Australian forest.