Geoff ‘DeafGeoff’ Herbert

Geoff DeafGeoff Herbert

Hello, and welcome to the official homepage for Geoff ‘DeafGeoff’ Herbert!

I’m an Entertainment Reporter and the SEO Lead for syracuse.com and The Post-Standard newspaper in Syracuse, N.Y. I write about music, movies, television, celebrity gossip and other hot topics, as well as work in search engine optimization for the Syracuse Media Group.

On nights and weekends, I work as a DJ in Central New York, spinning music at weddings, parties, school dances, sports games and other events.

As my nickname suggests, I really am deaf. I was born with a profound binaural hearing loss, which means I hear about 10 percent as well as the average person. Through years of speech therapy, though, many forget I’m hard-of-hearing as I’ve become adept at lipreading — as you may see when I tweet what Jim Boeheim says during Syracuse basketball games. :)

I’m also a freelance SEO consultant that can advise your company on improving your search engine rankings, and am available as a motivational speaker for schools, disability groups and other special events.


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