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!
A Plano mother felt bad when she couldn’t be there to take her son to school on his first day. So she found another way to make it special for him.
Is a man in the Collin County Jail simply because he didn’t take his medicine?
Students haven’t returned to class yet but already some high school football players could face serious trouble before they even take the field.
The man whose family founded Goff’s Burgers 65 years ago, Harvey Gough watched today as the last of the chain was destroyed by fire.
Minutes after a major decision in Arlington, opponents of a new Texas Rangers ballpark started a campaign to defeat it.
The proposed budget comes at the expense of not only the police department’s wish list but also the parks department’s request for more frequent mowing and the libraries desire for more books.
The brutal murder of a jogger in New York City has led a number of women from there to contact a Texas company for protection.
A call for change is being made after police have a close call that could have turned deadly.
The Arlington City Council voted Tuesday night for a referendum on a new billion-dollar Texas Rangers ballpark.
One thing McKinney leaders say so you won’t find nearly enough of are restaurants and its holding the city back.
He was shot in the shoulder during the shooting rampage in downtown on July 7 that left five officers dead and eight wounded.
It was a Thursday night of food and fun but also massive fundraising for the families of the fallen Dallas officers.