Matt Yurus is a digital anchor telling stories for CBS’s local news stations’ websites across the country. Having been born in New York and with much of his family still residing in the city’s suburbs, he takes particular joy in reporting for

After receiving his Master’s degree from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism, Yurus got his start at WUSA9, the CBS affiliate in Washington, D.C. There he worked as a field producer, multimedia journalist and reporter.

Yurus also earned a law degree from George Mason University and worked as a legal fellow for a U.S. senator on Capitol Hill.