Hometown: Painesville, Ohio
Undergraduate education: Northwestern University
Previous occupation: Television Reporter
Future plans: Marketing / Media Management
Darden activities: Batten Scholar, Section E Athletics Representative, Media Entertainment and Sports Club, Net Impact, Marketing Club, Retail and Luxury Goods Club
Jeff is proud to be a member of the Darden Class of 2013. He enjoyed a successful career as a TV reporter after graduating from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism in 2004. Jeff worked at WAVE-TV in Louisville, KY before spending the last five years at WTVF News Channel 5 in Nashville, TN. Jeff is a six-time Regional Emmy Award Winner and was twice named “Best Reporter” by the Tennessee Associated Press.
Darden is the next step in Jeff’s life journey. He loves the case method and the collaborative spirit that students and faculty possess. As section E’s athletics representative, he is also deeply committed to bringing home the Darden Cup for a fourth consecutive year.
When he’s not on Grounds, Jeff enjoys rock climbing and exploring the great outdoors. He is a singer/songwriter who co-founded Local on the 8s, a rock band in Nashville. Jeff also has a passion for animal rescue and has two rescue mutts named Sadie and Fender. Jeff is excited to share his blog space with two fellow First Year students. His sister-in-law Liz Tang and her brother Jeff Campbell are also at Darden, and will pen guest entries each month.
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