Jeff Semple Biography
Jeff Semple is a Canadian journalist who is currently working at Global News based in Toronto. He serves as a Senior Digital Broadcast Journalist at the station. He also serves as the host of Rising which is a podcast series that was the #1 podcast in Canada on iTunes in 2019. In addition, he joined the Global News team in February 2019.
Jeff Semple Education
He attended Ryerson University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Journalism. During his senior year, he interned at The Eyeopener newspaper and CKLN 88.1 FM.
Jeff Semple Career
Semple is currently working at the Global News Toronto bureau where he serves as the Senior Digital Broadcast Journalist. Previously, he worked in London, United Kingdom as the Europe Bureau Chief for Global News from August 2015 to February 2019. He has also worked at CBC News where he served as a correspondent and video journalist from October 2013 to August 2015. Over the years, he has reported from more than 30 countries across five continents, where he has covered; the refugee crisis in the Middle East, terrorist attacks in Europe, the Olympic Games in South Korea, Brazil, and Russia. In addition, he has also filed from the United Nations’ deadliest mission in Mali, West Africa, on the frontlines of the fight against ISIS in Iraq, and not long ago, he was deployed to Taliban-controlled Afghanistan.
Furthermore, Semple reported from inside overwhelmed hospitals in both Canada and the United States from the first days of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television nominated him for the Best National Reporter category in 2021 for his coverage of the COVID-19 pandemic.
In addition, his reports have been recognized by Apple Podcasts, the Canadian Online Publishing Awards, the Canadian Medical Association, and the Radio Television Digital News Association. Semple’s stories have appeared on the ABC, NPR, Sky News, CNN, and BBC. Furthermore, he serves as a regular backfill anchor for Global National and has forged a reputation as one of Canada’s top multimedia video journalists, shooting and editing his own reports.
Jeff Semple Age
Semple likes to keep his personal life private hence has not yet disclosed the year and month he was born. It is therefore not known when he celebrates her birthday. However, she might be in his 30’s.
Jeff Semple Height
Semple stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.
Jeff Semple Family
Semple has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also not known if Semple has any siblings.
Jeff Semple Wife
Semple is married to his long-term girlfriend Shannon Beynon Semple who is a veteran journalist.
Jeff Semple Children
Semple and his wife Shannon have been blessed with two children; Sara who was six years old by the time they were getting married and Joshua who was four years when they tied the knot.
Jeff Semple Salary
Semple earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Jeff Semple Net Worth
Semple has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through being a Senior Digital Broadcast Journalist.
Jeff Semple Podcast
Semple serves as the host of Rising which is a podcast series. In 2019. the Rising podcast was named the #1 podcast in Canada on iTunes. To listen to his podcast, click here.