Matt Thompson is an Editorial Product Manager for NPR’s Project Argo, consulting with 12 NPR member stations on the launch and execution of niche news sites. Before joining NPR, Matt built online communities for the Knight Foundation, the Minneapolis Star-Tribune and the Fresno Bee. In 2008-09, Matt was a Donald W. Reynolds Fellow at the Reynolds Journalism Institute, exploring how to deliver context alongside news on the Web. While working as an online reporter-producer for the Poynter Institute in 2004, Matt and his colleague Robin Sloan created the viral future-of-media video EPIC 2014, described in The Atlantic as a Zapruder film for the media industry. Matt graduated with honors in English from Harvard College in 2002.