Matt Mauney


Matt Mauney

About Matt Mauney

Matt Mauney is an award-winning journalist with nearly a decade of professional writing experience. Prior to joining The Mesothelioma Center as a content writer in 2016, Matt spent three years as an online producer for the Orlando Sentinel.

There, he wrote for the Gone Viral and The List blogs and served as the Community Manager for theme parks and attractions content for, creating and managing content related to Walt Disney World, Universal Orlando and other Central Florida attractions. He also wrote a monthly travel column for the Orlando Sentinel and South Florida Sun-Sentinel. Through his journalism career, his work has appeared on, and

Matt authors blog and news posts for, with interests in cancer research and treatments. He also enjoys telling the stories of mesothelioma survivors. He hopes to spread the word of the dangers of asbestos and options mesothelioma patients have in living with the disease. While Matt hasn’t been directly affected by mesothelioma, cancer runs in his family. His goal is to spread hope and empower patients dealing with asbestos-related diseases.

Matt has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Georgia Southern University. When he’s not writing, he enjoys hiking and kayaking, watching college football and traveling as much as possible.

Fast Facts

Matt has a bachelor’s degree in journalism with a double minor in public relations and broadcasting

A journalist at heart, he enjoys telling the stories of others

Matt started his career in sports journalism and was named Georgia’s Sports Writer of the Year in 2012

He loves to travel and hopes to one day visit all 50 states

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