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Fresh from South Dakota, Jeff Rusack brings a passion for telling local stories. Jeff is new to the Flower City but he's excited for the challenge and looks forward to meeting as many people as possible in the Rochester area.
From an early age, Jeff wanted to be a weatherman. His favorite television program as a youngster in Rhode Island was the 'Local on the 8's' on the Weather Channel. That love for weather brought him to Lyndon State College in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont. Upon his arrival he learned the amount of math and science that was required to succeed in the meteorology business, and quickly determined a broadcast journalism degree could get him the same up close encounters with Mother Nature.
After graduating in 2011, Jeff moved to Sioux Falls, South Dakota where he worked at KDLT News. In his three years there he covered floods, tornadoes, blizzards and everything else non-weather related.
When Jeff isn't on assignment you might see him in his kayak exploring the local waterways. Jeff is a Boston sports fan, and especially enjoys following the Boston Red Sox.