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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Texas State Leaders Have Made Changes Over Safety

Personal security detail from DPS is made available to legislators if there are specific threats, or when traveling to certain areas in groups.

06/14/2017

Fort Worth To Offer Developers $18M For New IKEA Location

Furniture giant IKEA picked out the spot in Fort Worth it wants to open up. Now the city is poised to pass the financial deal to make it happen.

06/13/2017

West Nile Warning Sign Pops Up In Arlington

Unlike billboards, or business markers though, this one is on the fence of a home along the highway.

06/12/2017

Firefighters Run Out Of Water Fighting Fire

After lightning hit the peak of the two-story home on Mockingbird Road in Rendon, fire raced through the attic. Firefighters realized the 3,000 gallons of water they brought with them, wasn’t enough.

06/09/2017

Crooks Stealing Credit Cards From Mailboxes

The crime in North Texas appears to involve Bank of America customers and ATM’s.

06/08/2017

Real Estate Website Urges Conservatives To Buy Texas Homes

Move to Texas for the great schools, the good jobs and the low crime. But also, a new web company pitches, move because you’re a conservative.

06/06/2017

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

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