Matthew Craig

Longtime former host

For many years, Matthew Craig was host of The Allegheny Front. Matthew produces and hosts a children's nature show for television called The Magic Woods, described as a sort of 'Sesame Street meets Mister Rogers in the Woods.' Matthew performs as the Master of Ceremonies for the Pittsburgh Irish Festival and the Pittsburgh Folk Festival.

He currently writes and records his own acoustic-based music. His music is prominently featured in The Magic Woods, and has been heard on The Allegheny Front. He is also a cartoonist and illustrator. Two of Matthew's cartoons were on display in the Charles Schulz Museum in Santa Rosa, California in 2003. Matthew was awarded the 'Humanitarian of the Year' award by the Fraternal Societies of Greater Pittsburgh in 2000, and 'The National Leadership Award' by the Business Advisory Council for 2003.