At West Wing Writers, Matt Finkelstein has crafted messaging on a wide range of topics, from medicine and manufacturing to technology and TV.
Since joining the firm in 2014, Matt’s work for clients has appeared in the opinion pages of the New York Times, on primetime television, and at public forums around the world. He also writes under his own name, with bylines at The Forward, the Washington Post, The Daily Beast, and Esquire.
Previously, Matt spent five years as a writer, editor, and researcher in progressive politics. During the 2012 election cycle, he served as the Director of Online Content at American Bridge 21st Century, a super PAC focused on opposition research. Before that, he was an editor at Media Matters.
A native of Baltimore, Maryland, Matt graduated from the University of Pennsylvania and is currently pursuing his MA in Writing from Johns Hopkins University. He lives in Washington, DC, with his wife and son.