Originally from the Pacific Northwest, Jeff began his on-air broadcasting career 29 years ago in the Black Hills of South Dakota.
Jeff has worked in several other regions of the country, covering everything from the crack cocaine epidemic of the early ‘90’s to an April blizzard that paralyzed a state.
He’s also reported from a mile underground in a gold mine and stood atop the head of George Washington at Mount Rushmore; That’s not even mentioning everything from deadly tornadoes to elections and literally riding a thousand pound bull during state fair coverage.
Jeff has called Shreveport home since 2000, where he and his wife have raised four children. It’s also where he’s tried and tried to get better at golf, which he describes as a ‘work in progress.’
The state's big announcement Tuesday that Texas school districts must offer in-person classes to students this fall has done little to quiet the raging debate whether that's the best course of action right now.
The large surge in COVID-19 cases in Texas has led the governor to announce a mask wearing mandate for most of its counties while in public. We spent some time in east Texas where we heard mixed reactions to the change.
Eviction bans across the country and here at home are beginning to expire, or will soon, during this coronavirus pandemic. Between that fact and an estimated unemployment rate of 16 percent by late this summer, a new study predicts homelessness will jump by 40 to 45 percent by the end of the year.
Efforts to improve relations between police and the public will come in many forms. One includes a resolution just approved by the Shreveport City Council this week, with everything from a car sticker for police units to proposed changes to officer rules, regulations and training.