In addition, Jeff worked as a reporter at WUTR-TV, the ABC affiliate in Utica, New York. He also worked in Syracuse, New York at ABC affiliate WIXT-TV and at WJBK-TV (Fox, Detroit) before coming to WABC-TV in May 2001. Jeff has traveled the world for Eyewitness News.
A defining moment for Jeff here at the station was his coverage of the World Trade Center attacks, where he went live for 25 hours straight, in an effort to bring the latest information to Channel 7 viewers. He reported on the crash of the Space Shuttle Columbia in Texas, the arrest of Michael Jackson in California, a hurricane in Alabama, the 2012 Olympic Decision in Switzerland, and later the final announcement in Singapore. Jeff also covered the Terrorist Bombings in London.
Jeff spends most of his time covering news in the tri-state area. You can see his weekly segment "What's Bugging You?" weekdays on Eyewitness News at 5:00&where people have the chance to vent about life's little annoyances.
He is an Emmy Award winner for "Deadline News Writing." He also received an award from the U.S. Department of Justice for special coverage of crime victims.
Jeff is a graduate of the Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. He is a native New Yorker who grew up on Long Island, and currently lives in New Jersey.
Considering that it has always been his dream to work in New York, Jeff says it's great to be home at Eyewitness News.