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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Concerns Raised About Passenger Safety Over Foreign Airplane Repair Work

The labor union representing American Airlines mechanics and ground crews has hired a firm run by the former U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security to investigate if foreign repair work on planes is putting passengers at risk.

12/11/2017

DFW Moments: America’s Team

When the Cowboys called Dallas home, it was just the beginning of America’s Team!

11/30/2017

Ambassador Program Beginning In Fort Worth

Fort Worth is providing assistance for visitors in need when they are in downtown.

11/16/2017

High Water Bills Lead To Angst In Ferris

Joe McIntire, however, showed us how his bill dropped to $40 in July, only to go up to $250 the next month. “And they can’t explain that,” he said. “They don’t have an explanation for that.”

CBS 11–11/15/2017

Fort Worth Spending Millions To Turn Around Stop Six Neighborhood

“All the bedrooms have high ceilings, and walk in closets…just try to make it nice,” says Jones. His family has built in the old Fort Worth neighborhood for years.

CBS 11–11/14/2017

Police And Management Deny Repeated Party Complaints At Denton Apartments

A representative for the management company for the property, said Monday the on-site manager had no previous record of complaints about noise from the apartment.

CBS 11–11/13/2017

Group Wants Keller To Drop “Indians” As School Mascot

The Society of Native Nations says it was approached by a handful of parents with students at Keller High School who are uncomfortable with the name.

CBS 11–11/09/2017

Dallas Church Seeking Reimbursement For Hurricane Harvey Costs

Hodge says his church is now running low on money, after spending more than $60,000 on food and supplies for 17 people during September and October.

CBS 11–11/08/2017

Mental Health Expert On Church Shooting: ‘That Person, With Or Without A Gun, Is Going To Kill’

Mental health professionals in North Texas said Monday that with each mass killing, there is more awareness of the role mental health plays.

11/06/2017

Senator Calls For Immediate Resignation Of 3 Dallas County Schools Board Members

The letter requesting the resignation comes as early voting has started on a ballot measure to shut down the agency. DCS has faced mounting criticism for safety violations, and budget shortfalls.

10/31/2017

Family Spent Thousands On Rental Houses That Were Unlivable

The first was crawling with roaches, Winn said. The second, developed major plumbing issues on their second day there.

CBS 11–10/30/2017

North Texas Outlet Mall Hopes To Get Shoppers Offline And In Stores

In north Fort Worth sits the forty-fourth location for Tanger Outlets, a company still betting that big brands, like Nike, Gap and H&M combined with big bargains, will be enough to keep people coming to brick-and-mortar stores.

CBS 11–10/27/2017

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