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Matt Hussey

Matt Hussey, journalist and freelance creative


Matt Hussey

Matt is a London based journalist, copywriter and photographer. He has been nominated twice for new journalist of the year, with a range of experience across magazines, newspapers, websites and iPad editions spanning 10 years.

Matt Hussey

Matt Hussey, journalist and freelance creative.

Matt has worked as an editor, writer, copywriter and consultant for a number of brands including The Daily Telegraph, Yahoo, Business Insider, ShortList, Wired, The Next Web, GQ, Mr Porter, Square Mile, Huffington Post, the Discovery Channel, FHM, Men’s Health and more.

He has also successfully launched his own start-up, Provenance, having secured funding and access to Wayra’s Accelerator programme. Today he continues to work as a freelance journalist and copywriter, as well as a photographer. You can find Matt’s photos over at Hhusseyy.com.


Here's Some Of My Published Work

Online - Press - Print


Recent Published Work

The Next Web

I spent three days checking out Kazakhstan’s tech scene

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The Next Web

The Web is quietly creating a generation of miserable kids

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The Next Web

Doctors are finally trying to stop women from crowdfunding boob jobs

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The Next Web

What the most popular posts on Instagram in 2015 say about us

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The Next Web

How 2015’s most iconic image on the Web changed the debate on refugees

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The Next Web

#YouAintNoMuslimBruv – a very British hashtag goes viral after terror attack on London Underground

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The Next Web

The internet has officially hit rock bottom

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The Next Web

Paris: a tale of two hashtags

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The Next Web

Why more companies should follow in Code.org’s footsteps

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The Next Web

Feeding the trolls will only make you stronger

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The Next Web

How the Casio F-91W became the world’s most versatile (and dangerous) watch

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The Next Web

Why the Panama Papers are a good thing for hackers – and the rest of us

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The Next Web

Why Twitter should pay more attention to Africa

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The Next Web

The real reason why 4-inch phones are back in fashion

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The Next Web

The world’s first cyborg Olympics is coming

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The Next Web

Where is Jony Ive?

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The Next Web

Tim Cook has turned Apple into a political juggernaut

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The Next Web

This is how much your favorite console would cost today

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Huffington Post

Huffington Post – Virtual Reality Isn’t for You and Me

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Huffington Post

Huffington Post – The Rise of the ‘Solopreneur’

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The Next Web

The Next Web – Why every member of your team should be a UX expert

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The Next Web

The Next Web – Technology is about to destroy motoring

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Edgar Daily

Edgar Online – Microsoft’s Renaissance

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The Telegraph

Cat Dads are giving Tiger Mothers a run for their money

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Edgar Daily

Hackers for Hire

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Vision Magazine

Why we’re all talent scouts now

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Huffington Post

Is this the end of 3D?

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The Next Web

The Next Web – Story of Bitcoin

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Men's Health

Men’s Health – Best Sports Headphones

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Vision Magazine

Vision Magazine – The Science of Smell


Square Mile Magazine

Square Mile Magazine – Christmas Gift Guide

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Dezeen – Neurocam



Dezeen – Ilum Camera


Wired UK

Wired UK – Silicon Milkroundabout


Wired UK

Wired UK – Kranium


Wired UK

Wired UK – Self Sustaining Machines


Wired UK

Wired UK – Solar Sorority


Wired UK

Wired UK – How to navigate featureless terrain


Wired UK

Wired Magazine – How to write your own Nordic Thriller


Vision Magazine

Vision Magazine: Virtual Reality – here now


Vision Magazine

Vision Magazine: Dining – a new dimension


Huffington Post

Huffington Post – Top 10 Personal Finance Apps


Huffington Post

Huffington Post – 5 unexpected companies dominating the app economy


Carphone Warehouse – Which Browser Are You?



AskMen – GoPro Camera review


Aol Cars

Aol Cars – BMW phasing out combustion engine


Aol Cars

Aol Cars – Lamborghini smartphone


Pitch Magazine

Pitch Magazine – Silicon Savannah


Wired UK

Wired UK Magazine – Articles

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Vision Magazine

Vision Magazine – 3D Printing


Square Mile Magazine

Square Mile Magazine – Tech Christmas


ShortList Magazine

ShortList Magazine – Opta’s analysis of the Premier League


TimeOut UK

TimeOut – Me and my Data


Yahoo News

Yahoo Tech – The apps built for warzones


Wired UK

Wired UK – Yobot the butler bot


Vision Magazine

Vision Magazine – the future of the Internet



T3.com – Games you need to play before you die


ShortList Magazine

Shortlist.com – Make things, be happy


Huffington Post

Huffington Post – Kim Kardashian, tech’s power broker


Discovery Channel

Discovery Channel – Men’s consumer tech habits



Dezeen – Ceramic Speaker set



AskMen – Scientists plan to travel to Mars


ShortList Magazine

ShortList – The Virus Hunter

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Aubrey de Grey – Can we live forever?


Project Magazine – The Disease Hunter

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Matt helped establish the ShortList brand writing across all formats, be it news, features, interviews, online and our famous Top 10 lists. As a freelancer he brought Tony Blair to the pages of the magazine, spent nine months making furniture, and (illegally) climbed Battersea Power Station. A valued member of the team.


Whether it’s getting under the skin of professional gamers in California, exploring smartphone addiction, or finding out hacks to improve men’s lives, Matt has never let us down. A fast, entertaining writer and a pleasure to work with.


Matt has consistently delivered quality content across technology, travel, and men’s general interest. Matt turns around copy very quickly but still manages to maintain a high standard of accuracy and description that our audiences look for.


What Matt can offer

Matt is available for freelance commissions, opinion pieces, research, interviews, consultancy and ghost-writing stories. Based in the UK, he is available to travel within short notice and can work remotely.


Matt offers copywriting and content creation for both SEO and brand building purposes.


Matt has edited for a number of publications including Wired, T3, ShortList and Apowl


Matt regularly blogs for the Huffington Post, and created his own blogging network, Apowl.

Brand Identity

Matt has helped shape the voice for a number of different companies including Provenance, BulletNews, and Audience.io.


Matt has interviewed prime ministers, CEOs, entrepreneurs, medical professionals, scientists, sportsmen and actors.

Tech Features

Matt can write tech features or opinion pieces on subjects including emerging technology, startups, consumer trends, and lifestyle pieces.


Read more on my personal blog apowl.co

Matt has worked in British media for nearly 10 years

In that time he has worked on the launch of magazines (ShortList, Wired), websites (Mr Porter, Provenance) and ground breaking new formats across tablets and smartphones (Project Magazine, Bullet News). Matt has also worked internationally with brands including GQ, AskMen and Wired Italy to help establish an authoritative tone of voice and taking complex technological issues and making them easier to understand.

Contact Matt

Let's Talk

You can either drop Matt an email on the below web form, or try him on any of the social networks listed above.