Lorne Matalon is the Fronteras reporter based in Marfa, Texas at Marfa Public Radio. He began reporting from Latin America in 2007 where he was based in Mexico City for The World, a co-production of the BBC World Service, Public Radio International and NPR member station WGBH, Boston.
Previously he was at NPR member stations WUNC, Chapel Hill, North Carolina and WBUR, Boston. During that time he filed for NPR from Haiti and Mongolia. Prior to working at WBUR, Matalon was a television reporter in Boston and before that at CBC Television where he reported from Canada, the U.S., Brazil and Cuba. Matalon is a contributor to National Geographic's online news service, where he has filed from Panama, Mongolia and the Outer Banks of North Carolina. His articles and photographs have appeared in the Boston Globe, the San Diego Union-Tribune, La Recherche (Paris) and The World Today (London) a publication of the international affairs organization Chatham House. He has produced several television documentaries, among them Brazil: Amazon War, Sudan: Freedom for Sale and Guantanamo.
Follow him on Twitter: @matalon.