E-mail Jeff Smith at: email@example.com
Jeff is WLFI's Managing News Editor.
He was born and raised in Valparaiso, Ind., and graduated from Purdue University in 1984.
His first job in broadcasting was at WLFI-TV. Additional jobs he has held are radio reporting at WFLA-AM in Tampa, Florida, and WGLM-FM in West Lafayette.
Jeff returned to WLFI as Assistant News Director and co-anchor of its Noon, 5 and 6 newscasts.
Jeff lives on a small farm near Dayton with dogs, cats, chickens and sheep. He enjoys gardening, dry-stone-wall construction, bonsai and photography.
It's been nearly a month since a tornado damaged Southwestern Middle School and Mintonye Elementary School, giving faculty the task of helping students transition to their new surroundings.
There were several two hour delays for area schools Thursday morning. As of Thursday evening, there are none for Friday morning.
Donations are being accepted to help around 300 seniors receive a holiday gift.