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Matthew Hay Brown

Writer

As Senior Editor for National News and Enterprise at The Sun, Matthew Hay Brown edits coverage of Washington, the military and the federal workforce, and works with reporters on investigative and enterprise projects. Brown has reported in English and Spanish from Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America and the Middle East. He was a member of the team that won the 1999 Pulitzer Prize in Breaking News Reporting. He holds a master's degree with honors from the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University.

Recent Articles

  • John Fogerty turns back the clock at Pier Six

    John Fogerty turns back the clock at Pier Six

    John Fogerty started his Monday night show at Pier Six Pavilion with archival footage of the then-24-year-old Creedence Clearwater Revival leader singing “Born on the Bayou” in his distinctive howl. Then the 70-year-old man strode out into 2015, picking up the vocal in that remarkable voice that's...

  • Brian Setzer, George Thorogood blaze guitars at Pier Six

    Brian Setzer, George Thorogood blaze guitars at Pier Six

    Brian Setzer hunched over his boxy Gretsch hollowbody – feet spread, hair hanging over his eyes – and pulled out a twangy burst of notes. His hot Rockabilly Riot band – second guitar, standup bass and drums – thumped a freight train rhythm. “Blue Moon of Kentucky” was leaving the station, and all...

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