Matthew Seedorff joined FOX 26 News in January of 2020 as a reporter. Before starting at FOX 26, Matthew was a reporter with WOAI/KABB in San Antonio, Texas. While in San Antonio, Matthew covered many national stories including Hurricane Harvey, Hurricane Michael, tornadoes in Oklahoma, a mass shooting in Sutherland Springs, immigration controversy at the U.S. border with Mexico, and a mass shooting in Odessa. Prior to his time in San Antonio, Matthew was a reporter and evening anchor with KTWO-TV in Casper, Wyoming. In Wyoming, Matthew was recognized by the Wyoming Association of Broadcasters as the state’s Best News Reporter in 2016 and as the Best Breaking News Reporter in 2017.
Born and raised in Atlanta, GA, Matthew went to college at Auburn University and graduated from The George Washington University. At GWU, Matthew played on the school’s Division 1 baseball team. When he’s not working, Matthew enjoys spending time with family, friends, and his rescue dog named “Shy”. He can often times be found running, cycling, swimming, or training for an IRONMAN. Matthew is excited to stay and Texas, and to be close to his relatives in the Austin area. Matthew looks forward to exploring Houston and sharing your stories.
The latest from Matthew Seedorff
Houston-area first responders training together for active shooter situations
Houston's first responders are learning the latest training techniques when it comes to a mass shooting situation.
Natural gas tank explodes, damages business, lands inside Houston-area home
A serene afternoon in Houston's Channelview neighborhood took a harrowing turn when a massive explosion rocked the area, leaving a trail of destruction in its wake.
Houston to open more than half of public swimming pools for first time since pandemic
As summer approaches, the City of Houston is making a splash by announcing the opening of 24 out of their 37 swimming pools, marking the highest number since the onset of the pandemic.
Family seeking justice for young father shot, killed outside taco truck, no arrests made 1 year later
In a tragic incident that unfolded on May 29, 2022, 23-year-old Mark Aguilar Jr. was fatally shot while waiting for food at a Houston taco truck. Mark's family and friends have been tirelessly seeking justice for a year since his untimely demise.
Houston man records large hammerhead shark swimming in shallow water in Galveston County
A new video of a hammerhead shark swimming in the bay off San Luis Pass in Galveston County, TX is gaining millions of views on TikTok. Check it out.
Houston man donates kidney to a stranger he met online, learns they have a lot in common
Benny Hooper, a neighbor, says he had been wanting to be an organ donor for some time. When he saw Dave Barrett’s post on Nextdoor, something about it inspired him to help.
2 children found inside car in north Houston, 4-year-old pronounced dead at hospital
A 4-year-old found unconscious in a car was pronounced dead at a Houston hospital. Police are investigating.
Uvalde survivor 'slowly healing' 1-year after mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde
Uvalde community honors the memory of 21 innocent lives lost exactly a year ago at Robb Elementary School. From heartfelt ceremonies to fervent prayers, the town commemorates the victims and seeks justice for the devastating shooting.
Families in Uvalde brace themselves for 1-year mark since deadly Robb Elementary School shooting
In the wake of the tragic mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde nearly one year ago, the community remains haunted by unanswered questions and an overwhelming sense of grief.
Vandals hit La Marque Little League baseball field, cause thousands of dollars in damage
Bobby Beach Park, a beloved recreational hub in the La Marque community for over seven decades, has fallen victim to a string of vandal attacks over the past two days. The park, which serves as a vital gathering place for the local Little League, has suffered extensive damage estimated to cost several thousand dollars.