Matthew Hoy is a 1994 graduate of the journalism program at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. During a 15-year career in journalism, he worked for The Lompoc Record, The Daily World (Aberdeen, Wash.), The North County Times (Escondido, Calif.) and The San Diego Union-Tribune. Hoy worked as a reporter, editor, photographer, and page designer, before he was laid off in 2009 during a period of downsizing in the newspaper industry.

Since then, Hoy has worked as a project manager, editor and compositor of mathematics textbooks. He currently works on a freelance basis for a variety of companies. If you are interested in hiring him, check out his consulting site

To contact the author, please send an e-mail to: hoystory -at- gmail -dot- com.