Jeff Nelson

Jeff Nelson

7News Tonight Anchor


Jeff Nelson comes from East Hanover, NJ, but is a product of Syracuse University's Newhouse School of Journalism, with a political science minor.

He has been honing his skills at 7News for several years now and has been the recipient of several Syracuse Press Club Awards.

Jeff's favorite story with the station so far has been a piece on the New Bremen ice harvest, and invests many hours in feature pieces and court cases.

Currently, Jeff is the drummer for Merit, a band based out of Syracuse.

Recent Articles by Jeff

  Village mayor apparently had access to private information about COVID patients

  Firefighter injured as crews respond to a Town of Watertown fire

  Ogdensburg City Manager: Layoff directives “have no legal effect”

  Jefferson, Lewis Counties identifying helicopter landing zones to transport supplies downstate

What Retirement? Watertown’s Truesdell’s still selling furniture

  Timeless Decor C.E.O.: 40 workers laid off

  Abandoned Hounsfield motel destroyed as a third suspicious fire strikes

Emergency crews respond to multi-vehicle crash

Smith: Allow three candidates on the November ballot

  Forever family friendship

IJC: Further increasing outflows would come at a huge cost

  New 10th Mountain Division Commander kicks off Watertown block party

  Boaters told to follow no wake rules

  Taste New York shop offers local products

  Tips on protecting your skin from the sun

  Youngsters learn about War of 1812 era