Matt Barnes and Monica Day co-anchor NBC4 Today each morning from 4-7am. Matt and Monica are living the “Local 4 You” brand having grown up in Central Ohio.
Matt is a Hartley Hawk who was born and raised on Columbus’ East side. He is also a proud graduate from the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University.
Matt began his broadcasting career at NBC4 as an intern. After a short time working in Augusta, GA, Matt was back in Columbus having landed his dream job; working in his hometown.
Monica also grew up on the east side graduating from Whitehall Yearling High School.
Monica started her career at NBC 4 in 2006 as the traffic & Entertainment reporter working her way up to Morning Anchor.
While working at NBC 4 Monica was crowned Miss Ohio USA 2008 representing the Buckeye State at the Miss USA competition where she won the title of Miss Congeniality.
Matt and Monica both say that their favorite part of the job is helping local charities and community members tell their stories.