Education: University of Nebraska, (A.B., English); University of Virginia (M.A., English)
Matt Schudel has been an obituary writer at The Washington Post since 2004. He previously worked for publications in Washington, New York, North Carolina and Florida. In addition to writing obituaries, he has been a feature writer, magazine writer, jazz critic and art critic. He is the co-author, with photographer Flip Schulke, of a photo-biography of Muhammad Ali's years in Miami.