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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Fort Worth Car Thieves Strike Again

The group stole two vehicles and police increased the number of suspects to seven.

06/05/2017

Collin County Woman Accused In Cruise Scam

Tracey Graf, of Farmersville is accused of scamming would-be travelers out of their cruise money.

06/01/2017

Antique Store Find Leads To Search For Purple Heart Recipient

Browsing a Dallas antiques store, there were a lot of things that could have caught Joel Cude’s eye. It was the name Larry Nobles that stopped him though.

05/29/2017

Texas Teen Wasn’t Sure He’d Live To Graduate High School; He Did!

CBS11 first told his story in 2012. At 13-years-old, Ethan Paul Tepera was bald from leukemia treatments.

05/26/2017

Rate Hike Planned For ‘The T’ In Fort Worth

It doesn’t matter if you’re a daily commuter, heading downtown for the weekend or just in town for vacation. By late summer, it’s likely going to cost everyone more to get around Fort Worth using public transportation.

05/26/2017

Homestead Exemption Disappearing For Some Tarrant County Taxpayers

Property tax experts said it often happens when someone has made a change in paperwork related to ownership, but in some cases there is no clear reason why the exemptions have disappeared.

05/23/2017

Want A Duck? Close To 150 Birds Need Homes

The Humane Society of North Texas is trying to find homes for nearly 150 ducks, a group getting bigger by the day.

05/22/2017

Homeowners Say Real Estate Website Lists False Foreclosures

A stranger’s knock lead to a troubling discovery for one North Texan.

05/17/2017

Fort Worth Police Ask For Public’s Help Changing Signs

Call police in Fort Worth at 817.335.4222, the non-emergency number people have called for years, and instead of an officer on the line now, you get three piercing tones.

05/12/2017

Citizens Organizing Over Helicopter Noise In Tarrant County

Bell Helicopter says it is working on the problem.

05/10/2017

Preventing The Next High Profile Attack

A licensed counselor says she doesn’t see a connection in the string of violence, outside of people possibly ignoring the warning signs.

05/04/2017

Haslet Home Damage Revealed Day After Standoff

One day later, reporter Jason Allen says you can still feel a burning from the tear gas.

05/03/2017

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