About Jeff

Jeff Dean is a journalist currently based in Cincinnati, Ohio. Jeff picked up his first DSLR while stationed in Baghdad, Iraq as a 20-year-old MEDEVAC crewchief. After leaving the military Jeff attended the University of Oregon where he received both his Bachelors and Masters degrees in Journalism. Following graduation he interned with the Cincinnati Enquirer before moving to Accra, Ghana to work with the Tiger Eye Foundation.

Jeff also participated in the 71st Missouri Photo Workshop and was selected as the 2021 Military Veterans In Journalism Intern at NPR, writing for both the Business Desk as well as the Digital News Hub team. Jeff was also selected as a 2022 Doug Pensinger Photography Fund grant and mentorship recipient.

He has been published in the New York Times, Washington Post, NPR, The Boston Globe and The Guardian as well as other national and international publications.

Jeff is available for assignments in the Ohio/Kentucky/Indiana region.



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