council person

Matt currently has an interviews column for the Telegraph newspaper - The Matthew Stadlen Interview.

His history is in broadcasting at the BBC where he spent nearly nine years editing the popular BBC One political show This Week, producing the BBC One General Election event, Newsnight and The Daily Politics, as well as presenting the successful BBC programmes Five Minutes With and On The Road With. Matt appears on LBC to review the newspapers and has appeared many times on Sky News reviewing the papers for them too.

For the past two years he has covered the two week Salisbury International Arts Festival for the Telegraph and interviewed the likes of John Cleese, Alan Johnson, Turkish author Elif Shafak, Rory Bremner and Omid Djalili on stage. He hosts events at the Hay Festival's Winter Weekend and was previously classical music editor at the Cambridge Student Newspaper at Cambridge (where he received a First in Classics).