Award-winning anchor and reporter Jeff Vaughn joined the CBS 2 and KCAL 9 news team in November 2015. He primarily serves as an anchor on KCAL’s weeknight prime time newscasts. In addition, he contributes to other KCAL 9 and CBS 2 newscasts.
Vaughn joined CBS 2 and KCAL 9 after serving as an anchor at WXYZ-TV, the ABC affiliate in Detroit, since January 2013. A three-time Emmy winner, he won a Michigan Emmy in 2013 for anchoring breaking news, a Texas Emmy in 2012 for anchoring continuing coverage and a Michigan Emmy in 2006 for best large-market anchor.
His background also includes anchoring and reporting experience with WDIV-TV (NBC) in Detroit, KENS-TV (CBS) in San Antonio, Texas; KSHB-TV (NBC) in Kansas City, Missouri; KCBD-TV (NBC) in Lubbock, Texas; and KMID-TV (ABC) in Midland, Texas.
A Kansas native, Vaughn spent his childhood in Kansas and Colorado and later graduated from Kansas State University. He started his career in broadcasting with KNSS Radio in Wichita, Kansas before making his transition to television news.
Vaughn is an avid cyclist, and sports fan. His community involvement includes supporting charity events for those living with multiple sclerosis and Alzheimer’s.
Jeff finds his greatest joy in spending time with his wife, Jaime and their four-year-old son.
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