Jeff Rossen Biography
Jeff Rossen is an American television journalist. From September 2008 to January 2019, he was employed by NBC News. He was best known for his investigative segments “Rossen Reports”. The reports were held on Today. He also contributed to NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt and Weekend Today. He was born to a Jewish family in Hauppauge, New York. He is a graduate of the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University.
Jeff Rossen Age
He was born on 13 November 1976, n Hauppauge, New York, United States.
Jeff Rossen Career
Rossen worked as a reporter at WUTR-TV, the ABC affiliate in Utica, New York.[when?] He also worked in Syracuse, New York at ABC affiliate WIXT-TV, and at Fox affiliate WJBK-TV in Detroit before joining WABC-TV in May 2001. While at WJBK he covered the death of Kayla Rolland, a first grader at Buell Elementary School in Flint, Michigan. Rossen’s live report was featured in Michael Moore’s 2002 documentary Bowling for Columbine.
At WABC, he covered news segments such as the crash of TWA Flight 800 and the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center in 2001, the New York City Olympic bid in Singapore, Ronald Reagan’s death and the London terrorist attack, among others. He hosted a weekly segment on Eyewitness News called “What’s Bugging You?” On August 18, 2008, Rossen added an Instrument Rating to his Private Pilot certificate from the FAA.
This fact was revealed when he filed an NBC Nightly News report on February 14, 2009, regarding the crash of Continental Airlines Flight #3407 and was corroborated by the FAA Airmen Certification database according to News 12 New Jersey. Rossen joined NBC in 2008. In 2012, Rossen was named National Investigative Correspondent where he led an investigative unit titled “Rossen Reports” that appeared on all platforms, including Today, NBC Nightly News and Dateline NBC. Rossen published a book, Rossen to the Rescue: Secrets to Avoiding Scams, Everyday Dangers, and Major Catastrophes, in fall 2017. Rossen left NBC in early 2019 after the expiry of his contract.
Jeff Rossen Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $2 million.
Jeff Rossen NBC
It was reported that Jeff Rossen would be leaving NBC. NBC announced internally that Rossen, Today’s national investigative correspondent, will leave the network in mid-January, three sources told The Daily Beast. Two sources with knowledge of Rossen’s departure said he couldn’t come to agreeable terms with NBC on his contract after it expired last week. A network source said he is leaving on “good terms.”
Rossen has been a fixture on the show for six years where he hosts the recurring segment “Rossen Reports,” which focuses on consumer segments such as “The 1 simple trick to help you find your lost cell phone.” NBC is letting Rossen take his branded segment with him, according to one source, and he is already in talks with other broadcasters about finding it a new home.
Over the past year, Today had been roiled by high-profile personnel changes following Matt Lauer’s firing last November after a complaint of sexual harassment. Megyn Kelly, the host of Today’s third hour, Megyn Kelly Today, is leaving the network after she questioned why it was inappropriate for whites to dress in blackface on Halloween. Don Nash, the show’s longtime executive producer, left in January. NBC did not immediately respond to a request for comment.