Anna Jeffries grew up in northeast Ohio and attended Ohio University where she majored in journalism. After graduating in 2009, she spent seven years at the Newark Advocate newspaper as a feature writer, also covering breaking news and education. During that time, she received multiple awards for feature writing, storytelling and community service reporting.
She started her job as public information officer for LCBDD in July 2016.
In her spare time, Anna volunteers as president of The Post Alumni Society, a national group for graduates of Ohio University’s independent student newspaper, The Post. She participates in the Big Brothers Big Sisters’ Lunch Buddies program and is a member of Licking County Young Leaders. She lives in Gahanna with her husband.