Jeff Passolt anchors FOX at 5, FOX 9 News at 9 and FOX at 10.
Jeff spends a lot of time with local charities. He’s the Honorary Chairman for
Of his success at FOX 9, Jeff says, “Don’t believe it when anybody tries to say you can’t, because you CAN come home again.”
Hometown: St. Louis Park, now live in Eden Prairie.
College: SCSU (St. Cloud State.)
Family: Two daughters, 23 and 16. No pets, but keeping Ian Leonard on a short leash is tough enough!
Favorite Story: Maybe I’d re-phrase this to say “Most Admired Story." The response and rebuilding of the 35W Bridge Collapse, proving once again the incredible force of good hardworking people, doing whatever necessary to come together and get the job done.
Are you on Facebook? No, but I’m always available at MYFOX9.com!
What's on your iPod? Everything from Sinatra to Sting to the Beatles and Eagles, to Billy Joel, Hall & Oates, some Country...as well as more contemporary! An eclectic mix!
Most memorable interview? Herb Brooks not long before his fateful car accident. Also the Bridge Collapse and Sen. Wellstone Plane Crash.
Five people (dead or alive) you would most want to have dinner with? Abraham Lincoln, Albert Einstein, Martin Luther King, Margaret Thatcher and Don Rickles.
What would the meal be? Steak and mashed potatoes!
Favorite TV shows: 24, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Seinfeld, Mary Tyler Moore and Green Acres.
Favorite sports team: SCSU HUSKIES, followed closely by: Minnesota Wild, Twins, Vikings and Gophers!
Biggest Pet Peeves: People who talk too loud on their cellphone...and waiting in line!!!
Guilty Pleasures: An occasional cigar on the golf course.