Jeff Saperstone covers politics and state government for NBC Connecticut.
Since joining Connecticut’s News Leader in August 2010, Jeff has covered a wide range of stories. He was on the ground in New Hampshire for the first-in-the-nation presidential primary, providing live continuing coverage.
He reported live as Tropical Storm Irene made landfall in Connecticut. When tornadoes touched down in neighboring Massachusetts, Jeff was on the ground covering the immediate aftermath.
He has also traveled to New York City to cover the tenth anniversary of the September 11th attacks, profiling Connecticut residents touched by the tragedy.
Jeff comes to Connecticut after spending seven years in Albany, New York where he was a general assignment reporter and weekend anchor.
While at the FOX affiliate there, Jeff spent many days covering the Capitol. He led the station’s coverage of the sudden resignation of former governor Eliot Spitzer. Jeff has also been recognized by the Associated Press for his in-depth look at what a specialized team of firefighters goes through to train.
No stranger to New England, Jeff has also worked at WMUR in New Hampshire as well as NECN.
Jeff received his bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from Ithaca College and the Roy H. Park School of Communications.
He is thrilled to be in Connecticut covering the news that matters to you.