Matt Golas was the managing editor of PlanPhilly. Before that, he worked in the daily newspaper business for 32 years, including 20 at The Philadelphia Inquirer, where he was metropolitan editor. He was also executive editor and vice president of the Wilkes­-Barre Times Leader. He began his newspaper career at the Washington Star before moving to the Dallas Morning News and the Hartford Courant. He was a sports columnist for Catholic Standard in Washington, D.C.
When he’s not editing, Golas enjoys beekeeping, gardening, kayaking, golfing, fly fishing and jewelry making.

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