Jeff Kofman

Special guest

Tech Entrepreneur, Reporter, Writer, Commentator, Moderator, Lecturer

Jeff Kofman is Co-Founder and CEO of Trint, a London, U.K.-based tech company. Trint is developing a productivity tool that revolutionizes the handling of audio/video content offering intuitive editing and sharing of automated transcripts. Trint has developed a text editor that does the heavy lifting for users.

Jeff knows the world of video content. He is an Emmy-winning veteran network television news and war correspondent with more than three decades of experience reporting from around the world. He has covered many of the biggest stories of our time including the Iraq War, the Arab Spring, Hurricane Katrina, the Gulf Oil Spill and the Chile Mine Rescue.

With a track record reporting under deadline from some of the toughest places on earth, Kofman is a specialist in breaking news stories as well as finely crafted long-form television. He is an experienced interviewer, TV and radio host and anchor; a commentator and analyst on world affairs, especially The Americas, Europe, Middle East and Africa.

Jeff is a news analyst and public speaker on a broad range of topics covering major world news stories, global leadership, and the challenges of emerging democracies.

A university lecturer, Jeff has created and taught university journalism courses for Indiana University School of Journalism Honors Scholar Program in London and Queen's University's Bader International Study Centre, East Sussex, England.

As a freelance journalist and commentator Jeff has contributed reports and analysis to the BBC World Service, BBC News, BBC World, BBC Persian Service, NPR, CBC Radio, Monocle Radio and The Toronto Star.

ABC News, London Bureau: Correspondent
ABC News, Miami Bureau: Correspondent for Florida, the Caribbean and Latin America
CBS News, New York Bureau: Correspondent
CBC News, Toronto: National news correspondent, TV news anchor, radio host

Emmy Award for coverage of the Libyan revolution
Special Emmy for coverage of the 9/11 World Trade Center attacks
Edward R. Murrow Award
Alfred I. duPont-Columbia University Award for Excellence in Journalism
Canadian Association of Journalists Outstanding Investigative Reporting
Houston International Film Festival Bronze Award
Canadian Media Human Rights Award

Jeff Kofman has been a guest on 1 episode.