Jeff Rossen joined NBC News as a New-York based correspondent in September 2008. He contributes to all NBC News programs and platforms including "Today," "NBC Nightly News," MSNBC, NBCNews.com, NBC News Radio and the network's mobile properties in addition to reporting for WNBC.
Rossen joined NBC News from WABC-TV in New York where he had been a reporter and fill-in anchor for the Eyewitness News team since May 2001. During his time at WABC, Rossen covered stories around the globe including the terrorist bombings in London, the Virginia Tech Massacre, the 2012 Summer Olympic bidding process, the crash of the Space Shuttle Columbia in Texas, the arrest and child molestation trial of Michael Jackson in California, a hurricane in Alabama, and the World Trade Center attacks in New York on September 11th. While at WABC, he also worked as a network correspondent filing reports for ABC News Magazines and i-Caught.
Rossen began his broadcasting career in radio at WBLI-FM on Long Island, N.Y. He made the transition from radio to local television as a reporter for ABC affiliate WUTR-TV in Utica, N.Y. Rossen then moved on to report for ABC affiliate WIXT-TV in Syracuse, N.Y., and then Fox affiliate WJBK-TV in Detroit, Mich.
He earned an Emmy Award for “Deadline News Writing,” and has also received an award from the U.S. Justice Department for his special report on crime victims.
Rossen graduated from the Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University. He grew up on Long Island and currently resides in New Jersey.