Jeff AielloJeff Aiello is a documentary filmmaker and television producer. His career spans 35 years in broadcast and cable television production working as a cinematographer, editor, writer, motion graphics artist, producer and filmmaker.
Jeff’s journey began in San Luis Obispo, California in 1986 with his first TV job at KSBY-TV as a camera-operator and floor manager. Over the next three decades, Jeff worked across the country in television stations in North Carolina, Texas, Arizona and then finally back to California near his hometown of Bass Lake when he joined the team at ABC30 as director of promotion and marketing.
In 2014, Jeff and his wife Jill decided to fulfill a longtime dream of owning their own production company and in August of that year launched 18THIRTY Entertainment. For their first project, they teamed up with Academy-Award Winning actor/director Kevin Costner to produce the documentary Billy The Kid: New Evidence for National Geographic Channel. While working for the Disney-owned station in Fresno, Jeff was given additional management responsibilities including Director of Programming and Production for ABC30.