Sheehan joined the WMBD/WYZZ news team in June of 2018.
Matt is a graduate of Missouri State University (Go Bears!) where he majored in Broadcast Journalism and minored in Spanish.
Matt began his career at WMBD/WYZZ as a multimedia journalist/photographer. In January of 2019, he was promoted to reporter. In August of 2019, Sheehan was promoted to Anchor/Reporter and was the Saturday News Anchor/Producer from fall 2019 to fall 2020.
In October 2020 Sheehan was again promoted to morning news anchor to join the team of Shelbey Roberts and Meteorologist Molly Naslund.
Sheehan is an avid Star Wars fan. Revenge of the Sith is his favorite movie of all time. He also enjoys watching WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment).
In his free time, Sheehan enjoys working out, traveling, going to Peoria Chiefs games, enjoying the outdoors, and spending time with family.
Sheehan is CIProud and has been a Peoria Riverman fan for nearly 10 years.
Matt is also the fill-in sports anchor and loves covering professional hockey and baseball, and any kind of football.
Matt was born and raised in St. Louis and cheers for the Cardinals and Blues. He’s excited for the MLS team that is coming to the Lou.
You can find Matt on-air Monday-Friday on WMBD News This Morning from 5:00-7:00 a.m., Good Day Central Illinois on WYZZ from 7:00-9:00 a.m., and WMBD News at Noon.
Matt’s professional social media page on Facebook is Matt Sheehan TV.
His twitter is TheMatt_Sheehan.
You can also find Matt on instagram @themattsheehan.