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Matthew Peddie

Matthew Peddie

News Manager and Host of WMFE's Intersection

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.

A WMFE listener since his first visit to Orlando in 2002, Matthew is excited to be working in public radio covering general news and transportation issues here in Central Florida.



Recent Stories from Matthew Peddie



Judge Dismisses Dorworth ‘Sunshine Law’ Violation



A misdemeanor charge against former Central Florida lawmaker Chris Dorworth has been dismissed by a county judge. Dorworth was charged with violating state ‘sunshine’ laws in connection with the now defunct Orlando- Orange County Expressway Authority


Darryl Owens Perspectives | Ebola Hype Vs. Reality



With Wednesday’s announcement that a second Dallas health worker has contracted Ebola after treating a Liberian man with the disease, precautionary measures are ramping up nationwide.


Daniel Garza. Photo- Libre Initiative

Latino Voters Focused on Economy



The biggest issue concerning Central Florida Latinos today is the economy. That’s according to the libertarian leaning Libre Initiative, which held a forum on Economic Development in the Hispanic Community Wednesday.


Scott Joseph | Leaky Cauldron



Orlando restaurant critic Scott Joseph recently dined at the Leaky Cauldron at Universal’s Diagonalley. He says the best thing on the menu is that old British standby: Fish and Chips.  





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