Jason Allen

Jason Allen

Jason came to North Texas after working as a reporter for four years in Orlando, FL. In 2010, he spent several weeks leading WFTV’s coverage of the Gulf oil spill and reported from Alaska on the lingering impact of the Exxon Valdez disaster as part of that coverage.

While in college, Jason interned at WLS in Chicago. He received his bachelor’s degree in communication arts from Trinity Christian College in Palos Heights, Illinois and then began his career as a producer/reporter at Primary Focus. He went on to work as a reporter/anchor at KTWO-TV in Casper, Wyoming and later as a reporter at WBAY-TV in Green Bay, Wisconsin, where he reported on the prison release and subsequent re-arrest of convicted killer Steven Avery.

In 2009, Jason was recognized with a Suncoast EMMY award for exposing discrimination by a boat club operating on public land.

Jason is a native of Southern California. He and his wife, Carli, have two young boys. They’re avid baseball and tennis fans and enjoy getting outside with their dog, a spinone italiano.

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Fort Worth Police Release New Video Of Pickup Of Interest In Hit-And-Run

Two women run over by a truck in the Fort Worth Stockyards are expected to leave the hospital soon.

08/17/2017

Police Looking For Fort Worth Hit-And-Run Driver

Two women are recovering in the hospital after a pickup truck slammed into them early Sunday morning.

08/14/2017

Lack Of Parking Causing Spike In Towing In Popular Fort Worth Spot

A city task force is holding meetings about congestion in the area, but Vestar, the company that manages the Crockett Row development, has no plans to stop towing in the short term.

08/04/2017

Fort Worth Buys Cameras To Focus On Illegal Dumping

Fort Worth is spending half a million dollars to keep an eye on the back roads and dead ends where trouble keeps piling up.

08/01/2017

Water Woes Leave Hood County Residents Heated

Water is back on in a Hood County neighborhood Thursday evening, but losing water has turned into a regular summer problem for people there.

07/27/2017

Teen Charged With Murder Getting Social Media Support Behind Bars

Taymore McIntyre, who also goes by the name Tay-K 47, is connected with the 2016 robbery and murder of Ethan Walker.

07/20/2017

Man Shares Photos To Show How ATM Skimmer Works

When a Fort Worth man found an ATM skimmer, he did more than just call police. He took it apart, dug into it, and may have even found pictures of the people who put it there.

07/17/2017

Keller Trying To Fix Rule Keeping People From Building Pools

The problem is a policy that was meant to prevent flooding.

06/26/2017

Social Media Helps Police Find Man Who Saved Child From Drowning

On Tuesday around 6 p.m., Emory was at the pool with a friend. He had seen a five-year-old boy on the steps. When he looked again, the boy was gone.

06/24/2017

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Day Camp Collaborates With Food Bank To Feed Campers

Hot meals were replaced with hummus, pretzels and fruit cups after a summer day camp program run by the City of Fort Worth turned to a food bank to feed kids.

06/20/2017

Contagious Dog Flu Strain Spreads To North Texas

A highly contagious strain of dog flu has spread up to North Texas.

06/16/2017

Rock Crushing Plant’s Owner Pushes To Open Despite Opposition

A concrete and rock crushing plant is trying again to set up along East 1st Street and the Trinity River in Fort Worth.

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