J.D. is an award-winning reporter who has been covering North Texas for CBS 11 since 1996. He began his career in Longview and also worked as a reporter in Johnson City, Tennessee and Tulsa, Oklahoma. But he’s a native Texan who was born in Dallas and raised in Plano. He attended Plano Senior High School and SMU, where he found his passion for journalism and decided to pursue a career in TV news.
J.D. has reported from all over the world including the Middle East, Europe and Canada. He has also covered Texas from the Gulf Coast to the Panhandle. You’ll see J.D. at the scene of many of the most important stories affecting North Texans. Some of his most memorable recent experiences include being knocked down by Hurricane Katrina in 2005, dodging wildfires in West Texas in 2006 and wading through floodwaters in North Texas in 2007, all while meeting some extraordinary people along the way.
When he’s not on air, J.D. is a competitive tennis player, and you’ll usually find him practicing on a court or playing in a local tournament. He currently covers the Dallas Police Department for CBS 11 and is always on the lookout for the next big story!
The widow of a man gunned down by an Arizona police officer is worried authorities are letting him off the hook, despite charges.
The officer’s attorney would not offer details but says the officer felt threatened even though the teenagers were reportedly unarmed.
Streets were blocked and hundreds of New York City Police officers filled the streets around Saint Patrick’s Cathedral to honor David Hofer.
Some Dallas Police officers say a new DPD policy is slowing down justice for domestic violence victims and accusers including the ex-girlfriend of Johnny Manziel.
Some victims are turning to counseling to repair the damage to their minds.
Plano Police are concerned about an alarming number of thefts at storage facilities during the past 3 months.
The Grammy Awards included a nominee whose biggest fans are in the kitchen of a Fort Worth restaurant.
A startling discovery amid the anguish suffered by a family who lost two children in a car wreck has given comfort in a time of grief.
Two weeks ago Downtown Dallas businesses were pointing fingers at police about crime concerns.
Two recent suicides at Plano East Senior High School have some people questioning if the stresses of school and anxiety of adolescence are driving teenagers to take their own lives.
The parents of a 4-year-old boy say he continues to cling to life after a car wreck killed his two siblings.
A 48-year-old Rowlett wife and mother of three is still riding high from that escort offered by a hundred area bikers who answered her husband’s request for a special trip to the hospital.