Host and Producer Died : Matt Holzman Wiki, Bio, Age, Cause Of Death, Family, Career, Net Worth, Many More Facts You Need To Know

Matt Holzman Wiki – Matt Holzman Bio

Matt Holzman, the popular producer and presenter behind KCRW radio shows like The Business, Matt’s Movies and Press Play, has died, the NPR member station announced. He was 56 years old.

Matt Holzman Age

He was 56 years old.

Matt Holzman Career & Early Life

Matt Holzman Born in Long Beach, California, Holzman attended UC Santa Barbara and started as a board operator at Santa Monica-based KCRW in 1989 or 1990 before creating the station’s underwriting department.

“I remember when Matt fired himself from that job. He wanted to be a radio producer. So he quit and after a few days was rehired, at a much lower salary, to become an audio storyteller,” Ferro wrote. “One of his first stories was about a young man whose kidney disease left him on punishing dialysis three days a week in a five-year-long wait for a donor kidney. That man was Matt. He got a call while he was in line for a ride at Disneyland that some very precious cargo was waiting for him.”

Holzman was the first producer of The Business; He created Matt’s Movies, which made him interview directors and producers; produced and directed Press Play with Madeleine Brand; and launched The Document podcast, which he said was “as if a documentary and a radio show had a baby.”

Matt Holzman Death & Cause

Holzman, who underwent a kidney transplant in 1996, was diagnosed with cancer last fall.

He received his kidney from a 14-year-old boy killed in a skateboarding accident.