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Jeff Burbank

Jeff Burbank grew up in Los Gatos, Calif. He holds a B.A. degree in political science from University of California, Berkeley, and a M.A. in Communications/Print Journalism at American University in Washington, D.C. He was a Fulbright Scholar who taught news media and non-fiction writing at Khazar University in the former Soviet Union nation, Azerbaijan, in 2011. He taught business writing and news reporting at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, academic English at San Jose State University, and composition, professional writing and contemporary history at DeVry University. He has more than 15 years experience as a news reporter and editor, and is the author of four books. He currently works as a journalist covering San Jose, Calif.,  Santa Clara, Santa Cruz and Monterey counties in Northern California for San Francisco-based Bay City News Service