Matt Barsch

Matt was born in Wheeling West Virginia but grew up outside of Mount Pleasant Ohio. Matt grew up in The Buckeye Local School district. He graduated from Buckeye Local High School in the spring of 2018.

Matthew likes spending time collecting vinyl records and watching sports. He grew up playing sports and eventually fell in love with football. He was a two time captain at Buckeye Local High School. Matt grew up immersed in rock in roll. Matthew soon fell in love with the genre and began collecting vinyl records.

After two years at Kent State for psychology, Matt decided that he wanted to pursue a different major. Matthew finally landed on broadcasting. He decided to come home to pursue this major. He chose West Liberty and is currently loving it.

As a first year student at West Liberty, Matthew is learning so much in the broadcasting world. Matthew is apart of West Liberty’s college cooking show and he is apart of the campus’s college radio team, WGLZ. Matthew has also been writing sport briefs for West Liberty’s news broadcast.

When Matt graduates, he wants to begin his career in either radio or television.

Being apart of WGLZ is a huge privilege. It is helping gain experience within a radio station. Matthew hopes to use this experience to help start a career after graduation.