A 30-year veteran of sports journalism, Jeff Owens covered NASCAR from 1992-2016. He joined NASCAR Scene in 1998 and served as Executive Editor from 2001-2010. He ran SceneDaily.com for two years before joining Sporting News as Deputy Editor in 2012. A 1986 graduate of the University of South Carolina, he is now Executive Editor of Spurs & Feathers, the official publication of the USC Gamecock Club. Jeff is married to Melissa Cheek Owens and has three children, Jackson, 25, Sam, 20, and Emma, 11.