Jeff Funk

Jeff Funk


JeffFunk_LinkedIn396x396_FINALJeff Funk is a 14x Emmy, Addy, Telly and Promax Award Winning Creative Director based in New Orleans.  He manages all day to day on air promotions, social and digital video content activation for WGNO-TV (ABC) and NOLA38 (CW), Tribune’s duopoly in New Orleans. He leads the award winning team responsible for WGNO’s heartfelt “God Bless Louisiana” campaign, a project that has garnered 3 Gold Addy & Promax Awards on the local and regional level in the last 12 months and was a 2012 National Addy Finalist.  Most recently, it was awarded the 2013 Prestige Award for “TV Promotion of the Year” by the Louisiana Association of Broadcasters.  Before arriving in July 2011, Jeff spent almost his entire career with The CNN NewsGroup and the Turner Entertainment Group, both part of Turner Broadcasting System Inc. in Atlanta.

Passionate about personal & professional brands, he blogs at & has spoken at conferences such Digital Atlanta, NicheMommy & Barkworld on the topic of video, social media & storytelling.

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On Friday nights…  You’ll find him catching his breath as three boys with enough energy to power a small country keep him & his lovely wife quite busy.

His greatest tv moment…  Starring in a high budget Sprint commercial.

A tv moment he’d like to forget…  Starring in a low budget laxative commercial.

The most important lesson he’s learned through his work as a journalist… Always keep a camera close by.

A little known fact….  He’s a true 80’s pop culture aficionado who once shared the microphone with Rick Springfield and played guitar in an 80’s tribute band for over a decade.