Jeff Wald

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(credit: CBS)

Jeff Wald started as a Web Producer at WCCO-TV in April of 2011. Before that, he was a freelance Web Producer at KARE-TV in Golden Valley.

Jeff spent six years covering high school and college sports as the Northfield News Sports Editor from 2004-2010. That position also included blogging and writing online content.

Jeff attended the University of St. Thomas from 2000 to 2004, where he earned a degree in Print Journalism along with a minor in Communications. Jeff also covered St. Thomas athletics and interned in sports at both KARE-TV and Fox 9  during that time.

He grew up in Golden Valley and attended Totino-Grace High School. Jeff is an avid golfer who also has a passion for high school football and a wide range of sports. Jeff started the “Prep Blog” in August of 2011 with an emphasis on covering high school football around Minnesota. He also will blog about St. Thomas football as Tommie football can be heard in the fall on WCCO Radio 830 AM.

Tommies Blog: Off Bye Week, No. 4 St. Thomas Hosts Hamline Saturday

After a late comeback to beat Concordia-Moorhead and off a bye week, No. 4 St. Thomas hosts Hamline on Saturday.


4 Reasons Sam Bradford Will Become Vikings Franchise Quarterback

If Sam Bradford continues to play well, the Vikings have a decision to make on who their franchise quarterback will be.


Prep Blog: Week 8, Previewing ‘The Big 4’

It’s a short week of preparation as most high school football games are Wednesday night, and many sub-district titles are on the line.


4 Takeaways: Vikings Crush Texans, 31-13

The Vikings are 5-0 heading into their bye week and are the only unbeaten team left in the NFL.


With Vikings At 5-0, Should Fans Go All In?

It might be time for fans to get emotionally invested in the Vikings with their 5-0 start.


Tommies Blog: No. 4 St. Thomas Faces Big Test At Concordia

The No. 4-ranked St. Thomas football team heads to Concordia, the only other unbeaten in the MIAC, on Saturday.


4 Takeaways: Vikings Beat Giants, 24-10

Minnesota Vikings fans are now at a crossroads. The Vikings are 4-0 after beating the New York Giants Monday night.


4 Highlights From The Ryder Cup At Hazeltine

The Ryder Cup is one of the biggest events in golf. So when it comes to your backyard, it’s a once in a lifetime opportunity.


Tommies Blog: No. 4 St. Thomas, No. 6 St. John’s Meet Saturday

For the second straight year, two top-10 teams meet Saturday as No. 6 St. John’s hosts No. 4 St. Thomas in Collegeville.


Prep Blog: Week 4, Previewing ‘The Big 4’

It’s hard to believe, but the Minnesota high school football season will be at the halfway point after this week.


4 Moments From The Vikings Opener At U.S. Bank Stadium

Vikings fans were fired up from start to finish for the team’s first official game at U.S. Bank Stadium.


Tommies Blog: No. 4 St. Thomas Opens MIAC Against Carleton

Heading into MIAC play, the Tommies have outscored two non-conference opponents by a combined 99-23.


Prep Blog: Week 3, Previewing ‘The Big 4’

It’s Rivalry Week in Minnesota high school football. There is always that one week for any football program that means a little more than all the others.


4 Takeaways From Vikings Victory At Tennessee

It was an ugly start but the Vikings defense dominated in a 25-16 victory at Tennessee to begin the 2016 season.


Tommies Blog: No. 4 St. Thomas Preps For Home Opener

After an opening victory that looked a lot like a first game, the No. 4-ranked St. Thomas football team hosts UW-Stout Saturday.


Prep Blog: Week 2, Previewing ‘The Big 4’

It’s Week 2 in high school football across Minnesota, and it’s the first week where a majority of the games are under the lights Friday night.


4 Reasons The Vikings Had To Trade For Sam Bradford

Teddy Bridgewater is out for the season, prompting Rick Spielman to make a big move at quarterback.


Prep Blog: Week 1, Previewing ‘The Big 4’

High school football is back. It’s one of the most fun times of the year in prep sports. Here are four of the top match-ups Friday night.


6 Takeaways: Teddy Bridgewater Is Out, Now What?

Teddy Bridgewater is out for the season, but we shouldn’t necessarily put the Vikings season to bed. Here is why.


Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Football Hungry After 2015 Title Run

The St. Thomas football team reported for its fall camp on Aug. 13, and there’s already a sense of urgency for the Tommies.


9 Minnesota Connections To The Rio Olympics

Here are nine Minnesota connections to the Olympics.


4 Reasons The Gophers Can Win The Big Ten West

It seems like a recycled statement locally, but it’s a big year for the University of Minnesota football program.


4 Things To Watch At Vikings Training Camp

Training camp is in full swing for the Minnesota Vikings in Mankato and it’s a huge year for the purple, full of potential.


6 Minnesota Athletes Who Retired Young

Here are six Minnesota athletes who retired either far too young or with plenty left to play for.


6 New Features Of U.S. Bank Stadium, Home Of The Vikings

There are many things that make U.S. Bank Stadium Minnesota-centric and catered to Vikings fans. Here are 6 of them.




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