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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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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Couch’s Lawyers Want Judge Pulled From Teen’s Case

Attorneys for Ethan Couch are trying to get the judge who sent the teenager to jail thrown off his case. The motion filed Monday follows a plea from Couch’s team last month that the teen has been wrongfully incarcerated.

09/13/2016

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Party At Plano Mansion Ends With 6 People Overdosing

A party at a $2.1 million home in Plano got out of hand early Tuesday when police were called and six people had to be taken to the hospital. Authorities arrived and found several young adults who had taken drugs.

08/09/2016

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Lockheed Martin Facing Possible F-16 Production Gap

Lockheed Martin’s plant in Fort Worth may soon not have any more F-16 fighter jets to build. The company said Wednesday morning that there could be a possible production gap by late next year.

07/20/2016

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Storms Damage Docks & Boats At Lake Lewisville

Storms on Monday morning wreaked havoc at the Pier 121 Marina on Lake Lewisville. According to officials, at least one dock broke free of its anchoring in the high winds, and several high-priced boats were also damaged.

07/04/2016

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