Jeff Chirico is an award-winning investigative reporter who joined CBS Atlanta's Tough Questions Team in March 2010.
Jeff has won five Emmys, including one for a 2011 series that exposed a mattress manufacturer for selling thousands of used and flammable mattresses across Georgia.
Jeff moved to Atlanta from Scranton, Pennsylvania where he worked for WBRE-TV as the consumer investigator.
Before that, he reported and produced documentaries for a public broadcasting station in Bethlehem, PA. There, he earned three Emmys and an Edward R. Murrow award for his historical documentaries.
Jeff graduated from the University of Scranton with a degree in Communication and Philosophy. After graduation, Jeff participated in a service and immersion trip to Ecuador and lived for a short time among the poorest in that country. It opened his eyes to the inequality and injustices in that country.
Jeff, a native Pennsylvanian, is thrilled to be living in the friendly South. In his spare time, Jeff stays busy with his dogs –one of which is a rescue from Hurricane Katrina. Jeff also enjoys traveling and exploring his new home state.
If you have an investigative story idea and would like to talk to Jeff, you can reach him at (404) 327-3093 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.