Jeff Piper and Steve Jones, Photojournalists

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Jeff Piper is a photographer, editor and field producer for the News4 I-Team. 

Prior to joining the I-Team in 2012, Jeff worked for NBC4 as a general assignment photographer and editor, covering breaking news and day of stories as well as many large scale live events. Previously Jeff worked at WBTV-3 Charlotte, and WWBT-12 Richmond in similar roles.

Jeff began his career in television in 2000, in Richmond VA, after graduating from VCU with a BS in electronic media. He started as a part time TV Studio production assistant, and within his first year was in the field shooting video for edited packages and airing microwave live shots.

He says “I’ve always been motivated by compelling video as a means to bring imperative storytelling into the lives of the viewers. Joining the News4 I-team has only furthered that motivation. But any good journalist is only as good as the team around him, and I currently work with the best in the business ”

Since joining the News4 I-Team Jeff has been a part of many stories exposing public officials for wrongdoing, exposing criminal acts, highlighting growing crime trends and seeking compensation for those who have been wronged. The stories have led to the firing of some of those officials, arrest of those breaking the law and even the change in local and state laws. He has been awarded with the Gerald Loeb Award for Outstanding Investigative journalism, The Fourth Estate Award for outstanding achievement in the field of journalism, and numerous AP, Edward R Murrow, and Regional Emmy Awards.

Steve Jones is a photojournalist and editor for the News 4 I-Team.

Before joining the I-Team, Steven worked for twelve years as a Special Projects Photographer for the FOX affiliate in Washington, DC. Previously, he was a photographer at WBAL-TV in Baltimore.

Steven has covered international news stories, from the Somalia famine to the Rwandan genocide. Steven also has an extensive background in cinematic productions, from short-films featured at the Americas Film Festival to the HBO mini-series, “The Corner”. Steven has earned several regional Emmys on feature stories and investigative reporting.

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