Jeff has been nominated for seven Emmy Awards, all for Survivor.
- In 2001, Jeff won for Outstanding Non-Fiction Program.
- In 2002, Jeff was nominated for Outstanding Special Class Program.
- From 2003-2006, he was nominated in the Outstanding Reality-Competition Program category.
- In 2008, Jeff won in the newly created category Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program.
In 2009-2011, Jeff won three Emmy Awards for Outstanding Host for a Reality or Reality-Competition Program