Jeff Blakeman is a native Michigander, from Ypsilanti MI. He spent almost every summer of his teen years vacationing at different Northern Michigan lakes.
After graduating from Specs Howard School of Media arts in June of 2011, Jeff interned for Psychopathic Records as a cameraman, editor and did camera work for The Motor City Chiefs hockey team.
Jeff started at 9and10news in November of 2011 as an overnight editor. After working on MTM for a year, he started working in the Traverse City office as a photojournalist, after a few months there Jeff came back down to the Cadillac where he has been since.
Jeff enjoys going out and meeting the people we do stories with, and being able to tell their stories through the lens of the camera.