Matthew Hendley

Matthew Hendley is a senior at the University of Mississippi studying broadcast journalism and political science. Originally from Madison, Mississippi, he is chief news anchor for NewsWatch Ole Miss. He attended The King’s College in New York City during the fall of 2019 while interning for “60 Minutes.” His work also has been featured in news magazines such Newsweek and Religion Unplugged, as well as various Mississippi television stations. Hendley was named Best College TV Reporter by the Associated Press of Mississippi-Louisiana in 2020, Best College News Anchor at the 2019 Southeast Journalism Conference and he won an award for best radio sportscast from the AP.