Jeff Bell

author / advocate / anchor

About Jeff Bell


Jeff Bell is an author, mental health advocate, and radio news anchor. His two books, Rewind, Replay, Repeat and When in Doubt, Make Belief, have established Bell as a leading voice for mental health awareness and "Greater Good" motivation.


Bell served for eight years as a national spokesperson and board member for the International OCD Foundation and lends his support to numerous mental health organizations.  He is the 2007 recipient of Mental Health America’s prestigious forWARDS Award, for “moving the cause of mental health forward,” and the 2017 winner of the Mental Health Association of San Francisco's Mental Health Champion Award.


In 2011, Bell co­founded the nonprofit A2A Alliance, aiming to showcase and foster the power of turning adversity into advocacy. Among its many initiatives are Project Hope Exchange and A2A Stories.


Bell is a 25-year veteran of broadcast news and currently co­anchors the KCBS Afternoon News, two-time winner of the Edward R. Murrow Award for Best Newscast in America.