Jeff Houghton

Emmy award winning television host and comedian



Jeff Houghton is a 3-time Emmy award winning host of the late night talk show, The Mystery Hour, airing on FOX affiliates. Jeff has hosted countless events around the U.S. and Canada. Additionally, he has performed hundreds of improv and standup across the country. Jeff has a unique ability to honor the purpose of an event while providing a refreshing amount of humor. He enjoys fully engaging with organizations so his skills can complement the overall goals of the event. Jeff worked at the Late Show with David Letterman, has recently created and starred in videos for national brands 7-Eleven, Fossil, Bass Pro Shops, Thrivent Financial, and Hellman’s. He created and starred in the viral hits, Instagram Husband, Mom Text Decoder, Cher the Road, Missouri is Awesome and We Are FOX 5–garnering 26 million views in total.<br>Jeff also works as on-air talent for FOX 5 creating humorous news segments and promos. He has performed stand up at the Comedy Store and trained at the Upright Citizen’s Brigade Theatre in Los Angeles. Jeff was named 417 Magazine’s Entertainer of the Year. Originally from Iowa City, IA, Jeff now lives in Springfield, MO with his wife, Michelle and son, Elias.