Matt joined WBOC in October 2015 as a sports broadcast journalist.
He is a native of Tunkhannock, Pa. Matt graduated from Penn State where he received a bachelor’s degree in journalism.
He started his broadcast career as the news/sports director of WEMR AM 1460 in his hometown of Tunkhannock. Matt held that same position for WALI/WROG radio in Cumberland, Md. His first television position was as the weekend sports anchor at WHAG-TV in Hagerstown, Md., where he eventually became the sports director. Matt then moved to Florence, S.C., to become a sports reporter/anchor for WPDE-TV.
In 2011, Matt, along with his brother David, co-authored The Great Book of Penn State Sports Lists. From 2012–2015 he was the lead radio play-by-play voice for The Friday Night High School Football Game of the Week for DE FOX Sports 1290 in Wilmington, Del. During the last two years at the radio station Matt was the studio host during the University of Delaware Football radio broadcasts. He has also called the action for the both the Blue Hens men’s and women’s basketball teams.
Outside of work, Matt is married to his wife Shannon and has two sons; Jack and Connor.
E-mail Matt Pencek at firstname.lastname@example.org and follow him on Twitter @mattpencek_wboc.