About Jeff

Jeff Laboon is a recent graduate (Dec. 11) of Syracuse University, with a bachelor of science in magazine writing and a minor in nutrition.

At SU during his freshman and sophomore years, Jeff covered women’s soccer and national college basketball for The Daily Orange, an independent newspaper on the Syracuse campus.

In the summer of 2010, Jeff and Pete Gegick, a fellow Newhouse student who also hails from Pittsburgh, founded Extra Point Sports Magazine, the first campus sports magazine at SU. New issues of EP launched online every other Tuesday and new podcasts by Pete and Jeff went live every Friday. In only a short time, the publication etched its place into the university culture. Jeff also served as the lead producer for the sports section of The NewsHouse in fall 2011.

Jeff won the 2011 winner of the John Mitchell Award for Sports Reporting. He posts regularly on his Twitter @JeffLaboon.

For more information or to reach Jeff, shoot an email to jefflaboon@gmail.com

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