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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4 North Texas Cities Partner For Mass Casualty Training Exercise

A mass casualty training exercise in Southlake Monday gave first responders an opportunity to practice finding potential victims, without ever speaking to them to know their location.

09/18/2017

Crowley Police Toss Tickets During Gas Shortage

Police made the change after a driver reached out to CBS11 about what he thought was an unfair circumstance leading to the citation.

09/13/2017

Mid-Grade, Premium Gas Harder To Find Since Harvey

Stations are running out of premium and mid-grade gas, as refineries restart and focus on producing the regular grade most drivers buy.

09/12/2017

Ahead Of Irma, Disaster Response Groups Gather In Grand Prairie

At its national operations center in Grand Prairie, members of Team Rubicon are tired, and stretched thin.

09/06/2017

Port Lavaca Residents Decide To Flee From Harvey

More people made the decision to run from Hurricane Harvey on Friday morning. The last public evacuation took place before 11:00 a.m. in Port Lavaca, where the storm surge could cut off the city for several days.

08/25/2017

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

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