Matt Mauney

Matt Mauney

Senior Editor

Matt Mauney has more than 10 years of professional writing experience. As the Senior Editor for The Mesothelioma Center at, he edits and writes a variety of content related to mesothelioma and asbestos exposure.

About Matt Mauney

  • Certificate in Health Writing from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

Matt Mauney is an award-winning journalist with more than a decade of professional writing and editing experience. Prior to joining The Mesothelioma Center at 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 writes and edits blog and news posts for The Mesothelioma Center at about cancer research and treatments. He also edits pages and other content on the website. He enjoys telling the stories of mesothelioma survivors, and 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 or editing, he enjoys hiking and kayaking, watching college football and traveling as much as possible. He also holds a certificate in health writing from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Matt Mauney's Latest News & Blog Posts

New York’s MTA Ignored Asbestos Dangers for Years
Keytruda for Mesothelioma Flops in Phase III Clinical Trial
First Mesothelioma Patient Begins Newly Approved Treatment

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Last Modified February 27, 2020

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