Mattingly Messina is a writer and student in the University of California, Berkeley's Rhetoric Department.
He has worked and written for a number of political campaigns throughout the country, and has specialized in building sound strategies through the use of speech. He now devotes much of his time to issues specific to the state of California. His written work also touches on the subjects of policy, media, and culture.
He shares his time between his original home of Orange County, California and his new home of San Francisco. He can also name more television news anchors than he'd like to.