David Matthews is a reporter/producer covering Downtown Chicago for DNAinfo, including the Loop, River North, the Gold Coast and Streeterville.
Dave comes to DNAinfo.com from Crain’s Chicago Business, where he covered real estate and broke news on everything from celebrity home purchases to the aftermath of Chicago’s foreclosure crisis. While at Crain’s, Dave received a Community Investment Award from the Woodstock Institute and a nomination for a Peter Lisagor Award from the Chicago Headline Club.
Previously, Dave worked for Suburban Life Publications in Chicago’s western suburbs and also contributed to The Pantagraph and Patch.com.
A Bloomington-Normal native, Dave graduated from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio. He lives in Lakeview.
Fun fact: Dave shares Bulls season tickets with friends.