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.
There have been more than 300 earthquakes reported in Parker County since December, according to just-published research conducted by an earthquake study team.
“Frack Free Denton” collected nearly 2000 signatures on its proposed ordinance to ban the technique used to drill for natural gas.
In a four-month investigation, the I-Team has found few, if any, laws that govern how old drilling sites can be used in the future.
Big business, academia and industry, will have to assist the military in caring for a new generation of veterans, the nation’s top ranked military officer told a crowd in Addison.
One side calls it “bad air.” The other calls it bad science. An energy company is responding to a claim that one of its Denton County gas wells could be putting cancer-causing chemicals into the air.
Air samples taken near a gas well in Denton showed increased levels of benzene and other chemicals, according to data released by the Denton Drilling Awareness Group.
An overwhelming feeling of loss from the devastation of deadly tornadoes was lessened somewhat by thousands of volunteers in Arkansas. Among those bringing hope was a North Texas disaster relief group.
A fracking related lawsuit has led to a multi-million dollar award for a Wise County family.
The Denton ISD is throwing traditional grading methods right out the window. Hand in your homework late? You won’t get a zero. Want a higher test grade? Just take it again.
Fort Worth is going from a street widening project, to street narrowing, after contractors cut roots off trees that residents worked for years to preserve.
Some people in West lost family members the night of April 17, 2013. Some lost their homes and there are others who lost both. One of those families spoke with CBS 11 News about the last year and how they’re rebuilding their lives.
A Dallas family remembers their father, Lucky, who courageously responded to the fire in West and never returned.