- University of CambridgeEnglish with German BA (Hons)/MA (Cantab), 1990 - 1993
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- John Brown MediaHead of Content, 2008 - presentHead of Content for an international agency, HQ in London with offices in Dubai, Hong Kong, Johannesburg.
- Little, Brown and CompanyAuthor, 2014 - present'Fuck You & Goodbye: The Dark & Hilarious History of the Resignation' published November 2014. Waterstone's Christmas bestseller 2014.
- Bloomsbury PublishingAuthor, 2010 - presentOutlaws Inc US edition, feature film rights now with Thunder Road Pictures.
- Pan MacmillanAuthor, 2010 - presentAuthor of the WH Smith Bestseller 'Outlaws Inc: Flying With the World's Most Dangerous Smugglers', published in over a dozen territories and published or serialized in more than two dozen languages. "It's James Bond meets Jason Bourne, only it's really happening" – Andy Ross, America today.
- Discovery ChannelPresenter, Scriptwriter, Production Consultant, 2013 - 2013'Mercenaries' TV series, six-part documentary from Discovery Channel.
Premiere: Official preview clip from ‘The Notorious Mr Bout’ | Matt Potter
There's a great documentary feature film on arms smuggler Viktor Bout at Sundance 2014 this week. I'm part of it, but don't let that put you
Film: Feature documentary ‘The Notorious Mr Bout’ to premiere at Sundanc...
The 90-minute documentary is produced and directed by Maxim Pozdorovkin and Tony Gerber, whose latest film on Pussy Riot won international a
“Paddy? What a fantastic death abyss!” Why the 1990s were David Bowie’s ...
My revisionist piece on the David Bowie's least-known (but most creatively rewarding) purple patch was published in Sabotage Times today, ju
The real reason I write: In praise of ‘threshold apprehension’ | Matt Po...
The cover for my next book arrived today. Any writer will tell you: the arrival of their new book's cover is an exciting moment. Me, I've al
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Russian arms trafficker Viktor Bout linked to UK horsemeat scandal… And ...
Looks like someone's finally catching on. This is the network my book is about: “#Horsemeat firms linked to Russian arms dealer #ViktorBout”
News: Reader’s Digest publishes ‘Outlaws Inc’ in 26 languages as its Aut...
International literary selection Reader's Digest has published a condensed version of Outlaws Inc. in its Autumn edition… and brought its in
Life imitates art, but with added cats: A kitten called Il-76 | Matt Potter
Matt Potter. Analysis, news and exclusive features from the journalist & author of the new non-fiction thriller OUTLAWS INC. Search. Main me
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News: Catch Matt performing in the Literary Death Match at London’s Stok...
Matt will be facing off against some of Britain's best writers and comedians in the 26th Literary Death Match at London's hipsterest
Comment: Reign of Errors – The Merchant of Death story ends the way we a...
The sentencing of Russian arms smuggler Viktor Bout to 25 years in New York's South District of Manhattan Federal Court this month has,
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Video: “Cocaine coffee tables?!” CNN bosses, the craziest cop in Brazil, and me. Posted on 10/11/2011 by mattpotterthewriter. It started per