Jeff Blanzy joined the NBC 5 sports team in June 2016.
Blanzy began his broadcasting career at the NBC affiliate in Lima, Ohio, where he learned the ropes of the industry handling anchoring duties in news, weather and sports.
Next for Blanzy was a move to the ABC affiliate in Toledo, Ohio. He served as sports director and earned several Emmy nominations for his on-air work.
Blanzy, who grew up in the Midwest, then traveled the road to Chicago and landed at the ABC affiliate for 11-years as the weekend sports anchor. His goal with each sportscast is to be informative as well as entertaining.
Jeff graduated from Niagara University with a B.A. in communications. He also earned a scholarship playing basketball at Niagara. He also attended the Specs Howard School of Broadcasting in Michigan and was later inducted into their Hall of Fame.
When Blanzy is away from the office he loves to spend time with his children, get in as much golf as the weather in Chicago allows, travel or just hang around the house and cook on the grill.