Jeff graduated from a sports role to regional news and current affairs on the magazine show for Cumbria and Tyne Tees.
Jeff joined BBC Look North as sports anchor after time as a print journalist and a decade presenting on ITV Tyne Tees.
He now presents the main news in the area and lectures regularly at the region’s colleges and universities.
Jeff co-hosted the BBC’s North East Sports Personality of the Year awards in 2012, won jointly by Olympic and Paralympic local heroes, rower Kat Copeland and swimmer Josef Craig.
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