Jay Korff is a general assignment reporter with ABC7/WJLA-TV & News Channel 8 in Washington D.C. He is also the director of the full-length documentary “Endure”. Jay has received 41 Regional Emmy awards, 19 Regional Edward R. Murrow awards, 3 National Headliner Awards and 3 National Murrows. He’s also been honored by the Chesapeake Associated Press Broadcasters Association for his investigative work relating to dysfunction, waste and mismanagement within D.C. government. Jay is a native of the Philadelphia area. He graduated from Indiana University with a degree in Telecommunications, while minoring in Political Science. He came to Washington D.C. in 2003, after working at WKRN-TV in Nashville, Tennessee. Before that, he reported for stations in Fort Wayne, Indiana; LaCrosse, Wisconsin; and Helena, Montana.
In today’s episode, we discuss:
- His upcoming full-length documentary movie
- Washington D.C. politics
- Negative vs. Positive news stories
Books, Resources, and Links Mentioned in the Podcast
For some feel good stories that Jay does for ABC-7 Stories click here
Endure Film Facebook: EndureFilm
Watch the Endure Film about Tom Mitchell doing a 200-mile race to raise awareness for cancer.
Jay recommends the book All the Light You Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
Endure Film Trailer
Tom Mitchell’s TedTalk
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