Jeremy Campbell

Jeremy Campbell is an Emmy award-winning storyteller.  He leads 11Alive's docu-series unit.  With each episode, the team of journalists get closer to uncovering the truth behind a story.  

Their latest series, "The Triangle,"  investigates a dramatic spike in heroin deaths in a neighborhood in Atlanta's where few expected it.   Within a few days of premiering online, it received more than 4 million page views.

Campbell's reporting career began with Hurricane Katrina in 2005. He was working behind-the-scenes at WGNO in New Orleans when he shot a documentary about life after the storm. That led to a Reporter/Anchor position at KLFY in Lafayette, LA.

Since then he reported live from the Obama Inaugural in Washington D.C. and from both the Democratic and Republican National Conventions in 2008 and 2012. While at WTVT Tampa his series, "Stories from Uganda," was honored with the National Association of Black Journalists' International Reporting award.

To tell a good story, Campbell has traveled everywhere from the coast of California to the South Lawn of the White House to the Nile River in Africa.  He was among a small group of journalists selected by NASA to cover the final shuttle landing from the runway. He toured the inside of Atlantis, shooting video from the space shuttle's cockpit.  

At WBMA in Birmingham he received the Murrow Award for Feature Reporting for a story about a tornado that destroyed his family's home. He was also named "Best Reporter" in the state by the Alabama Broadcasters Association. Campbell won a similar award from the Associated Press in Georgia and Florida.  He's received five Emmys including General Assignment Reporter, News-Writing, Photography and back to back honors for Video Journalist.  

While at Auburn University, Campbell worked full time at an independent station, WSWS. He created and co-hosted "The Night Show," featuring Cyndi Lauper, Liz Phair, The Flaming Lips, The Cardigans and many other entertainers on location in Atlanta, Las Vegas, Birmingham and New Orleans.

Currently Campbell serves as Vice President for the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Southeastern Chapter, and National Trustee.

When he's not looking for a good story to tell you'll find him searching for coffee shops, indie rock or a new restaurant in his neighborhood.

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Follow him on Twitter @Jeremy11Alive.

 

 


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