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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Cable Show Could Hold Key To Homeownership In DFW

Texas Flip and Move has become a ratings hit for DIY Network, taking old Texas eyesores and rebuilding them. In the process, it’s offering an increasingly rare affordable option to home-buyers finding themselves priced out of the local real estate market.

02/20/2017

I-Team: Dozens Of Women Say Former Dallas Employer Owes Them Money

A woman’s Facebook plea for her paycheck caught the attention of dozens of other women who say a Dallas business is refusing to pay them for work.

02/16/2017

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Texas Court Throws Out $3 Million Case Against Drilling Company

A Texas appeals court has reversed a $3 million verdict fracking opponents had hailed as a landmark case against natural gas production.

CBSDFW.COM–02/03/2017

VA Agrees To Bring Veteran Home After Decade-Long Struggle For Care

The struggle to navigate bureaucracy and approve funding was just another hurdle for a race to recovery Chad Snowden has run for more than 12 years.

01/27/2017

Experts: The Future Is Now For Self-Driving Cars

Getting used to cars that drive themselves, can happen fast. But the feature is no longer part of a sci-fi movie or long-term future project — “they’re here now.”

CBS 11–12/05/2016

Cowboys Grillmaster Offers Thanksgiving Steak Tips

There’s no reason that you can’t have steak for Thanksgiving. The Dallas Cowboys grillmaster shows how he prepares meat for America’s Team.

11/17/2016

Cowboys Grillmaster Shares His Chicken Secrets

Find out how America’s Team eat their chicken, straight from the guy who prepares it for them.

11/17/2016

Cowboys Grillmaster Adds Bacon To His Turkey

The grill man for America’s Team shows you how to cook a fantastic Thanksgiving turkey, and his recipe involves a placemat of bacon.

11/17/2016

Cowboys Grillmaster Shares His Recipe For Ribs

Ribs are essential tailgating food, and nobody is better at preparing them than the official grill man for America’s Team.

11/17/2016

Tax Settlement Gives New Life To Hospital

The only hospital in Glen Rose, for months in danger of closing because of a tax dispute with the nearby Comanche Peak Nuclear Plant, has received a financial shot in the arm following a settlement.

11/01/2016

El Centro College Repairs Will Cost More Than $585,000

After the deadly police shooting in downtown Dallas this summer, the rebuilding of El Centro College will cost more than $585,000. The school’s insurance carrier has accepted all of the charges for the project.

10/12/2016

I-Team: Parking Headaches Continue At VA

Cars are crammed into every space, and space outside of spaces. Some veterans, like Sam Watkins, factor an extra half hour into a trip now to find parking in the neighborhood and walk in.

CBS 11–09/28/2016

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