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Matthew Peddie

Matthew Peddie

Host of WMFE's Intersection & Assistant News Director

A recent transplant to the Sunshine State, Matthew Peddie grew up in New Zealand and studied journalism at the University of Western Ontario.

After graduating with an MA in Journalism he returned to Christchurch, working as a reporter for Radio Live and Radio New Zealand. He’s reported live from the scene of earthquakes, criminal trials and rugby matches, and his work has taken him as far south as Scott Base Antarctica.

Since joining the WMFE news room in 2012, Matthew has covered elections, high profile criminal trials and rocket launches. As host of Intersection he interviews the news makers, politicians, and other individuals who make Central Florida unique.



Recent Stories from Matthew Peddie





Intersection: Sovereign Citizens And I-4 Ultimate



This week on Intersection: I-4 Ultimate- the biggest roadway project in Florida- gets underway, and we talk about sovereign citizens and how law enforcement are training to deal with them.


Navigating The I-4 Ultimate Project



Construction crews will rebuild interchanges, add bridges and repave every piece of asphalt across a 21 mile stretch of I-4. Transportation officials say there’s an app in the works to help drivers navigate the road work.




Pedestrian injuries and fatalities in Orange County, 2010-2014.

Police Target Crosswalk Violators



Orlando police officers are ticketing drivers who don’t stop for pedestrians this week. It’s part of a program aimed at lowering the number of pedestrian deaths and injuries.



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