ST. BONAVENTURE / CLASS OF 2021
Jeff is currently studying at St. Bonaventure University, where he is pursuing a bachelor's degree, double majoring in journalism and English, and minoring in history.
He has experience across various sectors of the communication field, including print and digital media, public relations and podcasting.
Jeff is a huge sports fan, and hopes to one day establish a career in the field of sports media. He currently works in the sports department of the Olean Times Herald, where he travels across western New York to cover high school and collegiate sports.
By viewing his resume, you'll learn that his work at the OTH is just the beginning of Jeff's professional communication experience in his young career.
History will be kind to me, for I intend to write it"
For the first eight months of 2020, Jeff contributed to "Kids Imprisoned," an eight-month investigation into the juvenile justice system in America with News21, a prestigious investigative reporting fellowship with Arizona State University's Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication. Jeff lived in Scottsdale, Arizona from June to August while working on the project.
The summer before, Jeff interned on the Corporate Communications team at Excellus BlueCross BlueShield in Rochester, New York, He worked alongside public relations professionals in one of the largest corporations in western New York.
As far as writing and digital media experience goes, Jeff has had worked published in the Batavia Daily News and Livingston County News, in addition to the OTH. His student training has featured work for TAPinto Greater Olean, The Bona Venture newspaper, The Intrepid online news outlet and more. In May of 2020, Jeff was named Editor-in-Chief of The Intrepid, a position that he will hold until graduation.
He also co-hosts a multicast titled "The Bills Overtime Podcast," which is part of the Cold Front Report's network. The show is broadcasted live on Tuesday nights, and can be found on all major podcast platforms afterward.
Some of Jeff's favorite journalism experiences (so far)
INVESTIGATIVE REPORTING/ 2020
As part of News21's investigation into the US juvenile justice system, Jeff covered topics such as policing in America, and stories of life after incarceration for individuals who entered the justice system as kids.
ATLANTIC 10 TOURNAMENT / 2019-20
Jeff has covered St. Bonaventure men's basketball at the Atlantic 10 tournament each of the past two years. He followed SBU's trip to the championship game in 2019, and the tournament's cancelation due to an emerging COVID-19 pandemic in 2020.
SBU BASKETBALL HISTORY / 2019
In a two-part feature for the Times Herald, Jeff took readers on a trip down memory lane, discussing St. Bonaventure basketball's golden era in the 1960s and 70s, and then how the program got to where it is today.
Get In Touch
Jeff is easy to reach by cell phone, email or on social media. You can find him on any of these social media outlets:
Twitter — @realjuveino
Instagram — @jeffuveino
LinkedIn — Jeffrey Uveino
Snapchat — @jeffu512