PHILADELPHIA, PA – April 29, 2013 – NBC10 Philadelphia announced today that Matt DeLucia will be joining the station as a reporter starting in June. DeLucia joins NBC10 from Fox affiliate KVVU in Las Vegas, Nevada, where he has been a reporter and fill-in anchor since 2009.
“Matt is an enterprising, hard-working journalist,” said Anzio Williams, Vice President of News for NBC10 Philadelphia. “We’re thrilled to welcome him back to the area as part of the NBC10 family.”
In his most recent role at KVVU, DeLucia earned three Pacific Southwest Emmy awards in the categories of journalistic enterprise, team coverage and news writing. In 2012, the Associated Press Television and Radio Association named him ‘Reporter of the Year’ and awarded his story on sudden cardiac arrest in children and teens as ‘Best Serious Feature.’
DeLucia started his career as a reporter and weekend sports anchor at WBOC in Salisbury, Maryland. He later moved on to WSHM in Springfield, Massachusetts where he was a general assignment reporter and anchor.
Originally from Cherry Hill, New Jersey, DeLucia attended Camden Catholic High School in Cherry Hill. He is a graduate of La Salle University where he earned a B.A. in communication. During his studies, he worked as a reporter/segment producer for New Jersey Network and served as an intern for NBC News for the 2006 Olympic Games in Turin, Italy.
Published at 9:49 AM EDT on Apr 30, 2013