Matt Walks Jeopardy Contestant Profile & Stats

Find out all the Jeopardy! results for Matt Walks, including games played, scores and competitors.

Matt Walks is a male contestant from Billings, Montana, who previously appeared on Jeopardy. In his original appearance on March 18, 2021, he secured the second position with winnings totaling $1,599.

Professionally, Matt is a Digital Journalist with a diverse career in digital marketing, content strategy, and sports-related roles. His career journey includes serving as the Director of Global Digital Marketing at LEGO & Sports for 2K since August 2023. Prior to that, he held the position of Director, Digital & Social Content Strategy at MSG Sphere from November 2022 to July 2023. He also served as the Director of Digital Content Strategy for the Las Vegas Raiders from April 2020 to November 2022 and as a Social Media Manager from July 2017 to April 2020. Matt’s career began with roles such as Associate Editor at ESPN and Sports Web Producer at Digital First Media. He also worked as a Sports Editor for Emerald Media Group and as a Copy Editor for The Denver Post.

Matt Walks is an American of White ethnicity. He obtained his Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism from the University of Oregon in 2009-2013.

In addition to his professional achievements, Matt has an interesting trivia history. He won $173,000 on Beat Shazam on May 26, 2018, alongside his father, Russell Walks, who was a one-day Jeopardy Champion on April 5, 2000. Matt also tried out for the college tournament multiple times while at the University of Oregon but decided to wait until he was around 30 to maximize his chances.

Contestant Image Credit: Jeopardy Official Website

Matt Walks Jeopardy Results

Returning ChampionContestantContestant
Monday, 18 September 2023Elliott Goodman
History & Latin Teacher
Culver City, California

Final Score: $0
Round 2 Score: $8,800
Round 1 Score: $3,200
Deanna Bolio
Community Outreach Supervisor
Campbell, California

Winning Score: $18,674
Round 2 Score: $19,600
Round 1 Score: $2,400
Matt Walks
Digital Journalist
Originally Billings, Montana

Final Score: $15,999
Round 2 Score: $8,000
Round 1 Score: $2,400

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