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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5 More Former TCU Football Players Added To Lawsuit Against University

Stories involving five more former TCU football players have been added to a lawsuit accusing the university of a pattern of verbal abuse, pressure to play and negligent medical treatment.

02/21/2018

Some Turning To Auctions To Sell Homes In North Texas

Even in a hot real estate market like North Texas, sometimes a “for sale” sign just isn’t enough.

02/14/2018

Fort Worth Police Returning To Old Training Center That May Not Be Usable In 5 Years

Seven years ago Fort Worth sold its aging police and fire training center on Calvert St., and moved out. Now, police are getting ready to move back in.

02/13/2018

Illegal Dumpers Can Smile For The Cameras In Fort Worth

About half of the 115 cameras are installed so far, but officials expected another 20 percent to go up within the next few months.

02/06/2018

TCU Sues Former Football Player Who Is Suing University

The legal battle surrounds Kolby Listenbee, a former wide receiver for the Horned Frogs.

02/02/2018

Texas Kidnapping Victim Says She Was Chained Up & Forced To Do Chores

A woman told police that she was chained up and forced to serve as a slave in a North Texas home for nearly two weeks, before she was able to reach someone for help.

01/30/2018

Coaches, Teammates Save 8th Grader Who Collapsed On Football Field

The boys were playing 7 on 7 football. Kids thought Jeffrey Cotton had just slipped when he went to the ground. But he wasn’t breathing, his heart wasn’t beating and the training students and coaches do every season, kicked in.

01/29/2018

Customers Complain Of Water Mixed With Gas At North Texas Gas Station

Drivers complained water was in the gas they bought at the KSA Food Mart on Rufe Snow Drive.

01/26/2018

Buying Bitcoin Becoming Easier In North Texas

With Bitcoin’s soaring value turning it into a trendy tech investment, companies are quickly trying to make buying the cryptocurrency more convenient.

01/24/2018

Another Claim: Tamiflu Caused Child To Twitch, Hallucinate, Bang Head

Another North Texas family is speaking out about what they believe are side effects from a popular flu treatment.

01/23/2018

North Texans Share Details On Turpin Family

It was a girl’s escape that led investigators in California to what they called torturous conditions inside a couple’s home with 13 children. Some folks in North Texas said they remember a similar run for help when that family lived in Rio Vista.

01/17/2018

Chained Children Weren’t Allowed To Tell People Their Names

Before they lived in California, the Turpin family called North Texas home.

01/16/2018

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