News Content Manager
Matthew Bain is the News Content Manager at Catena Media, overseeing news content for the network’s highest-priority regional sites. With New York online casinos surfacing as a possibility in 2024, PlayNY is one of his main focuses.
Prior to joining Catena Media in 2022, Matthew won 10 statewide and national journalism awards during six years as a reporter and editor for the USA TODAY Network. Matthew’s work primarily appeared in the Des Moines Register, but he was also featured in the Detroit Free Press, Indianapolis Star, Arizona Republic, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, and USA TODAY. Throughout his career, Matthew’s bylines have also appeared in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Seattle Times, and Orange County Register.
Matthew Bain interviewed as gambling expert
- Boston Globe — Boston Marathon betting is a no-go for 2023. Here’s why.
- Boston Globe — In the early days of sports betting in Mass., offers are hard to ignore
- NBC Boston — First Legal Sports Bets Are Placed At Mass. Casinos
- NBC Boston — Encore, Plainridge Accepted Illegal Bets On College Basketball
- Western Mass News — Getting Answers: Mobile sports betting in Massachusetts
- Bloomberg Boston Radio — Mobile Sports Betting In MA And Addressing The Gender Earnings Gap
- Bloomberg Boston Radio — Sports Has Boston Buzzing And Business Booming
- Bloomberg Boston Radio — In-Person Sports Betting About To Become Legal In Massachusetts
- Cincinnati Business Courier — Kentucky plans to open sports betting in time for NFL season
Some of Matthew Bain’s work as a USA TODAY Network journalist
- Des Moines Register — Greg Stephen case shows scary potential for sexual exploitation in AAU basketball
- USA TODAY — How NIL will change college recruiting forever: ‘It opens Pandora’s Box’
- Detroit Free Press — Michigan basketball making serious headway with 5-star Joshua Christopher
- Arizona Republic — Untold stories: The refugee kids of the North Phoenix Christian Soccer Club
- Indianapolis Star — Purdue target Malik Hall plays for dementia-stricken father