Crimebeat reporter Steve Jefferson joined the Eyewitness News team in June 2002.
Steve's news experience includes reporting and anchoring at TV and Radio Stations in Ohio, Georgia, South Carolina, Mississippi and Oregon.
Steve has received numerous awards including Best Newscast from the Associated Press, and various community service awards. He's reported on major events including the Atlanta bombings, 100 Million Man March, the Georgia floods and Hurricanes George and Katrina.
Steve is from Dayton, Ohio, where he graduated from Wright State University in journalism. He is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists, Indianapolis Association of Black Journalists, 100 Black Men of Indianapolis, and Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity.
Steve serves on several Board of Directors and volunteers with several community organizations including President & Chairman of Grace Apostolic Church in Indy, The Indianapolis Press Club Foundation, Center for Leadership Development, IMAGINE School West, and serves as an Executive Officer for Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana.
He enjoys social media, exercising, traveling, roller skating, bike riding, running, pro sports and word games. Steve and his family reside in Indianapolis.