Jeff Patch was born to Brian
and Ellen Patch on July 29, 1984 in Dubuque, Iowa.
ahead 15 years. He gained his first experience as a reporter
on his high school’s newspaper, The Gleaner.
Patch soon realized that a world existed outside of his
high school and joined the staff of his city’s newspaper,
the Telegraph Herald, as a sportswriter when he
was 16. He also has written news stories for the TH.
Before that he worked for a year on the production crew
of the local Fox News affiliate.
the University of Iowa, Patch writes about politics for
The Daily Iowan – a newspaper that serves
the campus and Iowa City, but is not affiliated with the
Patch plans to work overseas, once he graduates,
for an English language foreign newspaper or a foreign bureau
in a U.S. newspaper.