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.
Hundreds silently surrounded an uptown Dallas bar Wednesday night. The group says Kung Fu Saloon has discriminatory practices. Now, they and former employees have joined together and are calling for city leaders to do something about it.
The homes are rebuilt and schools are almost finished. Tuesday residents in Moore, Oklahoma started construction on a new hospital. The groundbreaking happened one year to the day after a tornado destroyed it all.
The Inspector General’s office is investigating claims someone ordered staff at the VA Medical Center in Dallas to destroy appointment records.
Firefighters involved in the fertilizer explosion that killed 15 people last year in West, didn’t fail to perform as they had been trained, a new report found.
VA clinics in Dallas, Fort Worth and Bonham are under scrutiny from an audit team this week.
Dozens of cities are saying no to a request from Atmos Energy to raise monthly gas bills. The increase would add about $2 to the average household bill, but analysts for a group of cities believe that’s more than double what the utility needs.
The new seismologist for the Railroad Commission of Texas hopes to know within a year what’s causing hundreds of earthquakes in Parker and Tarrant counties.
There is nothing the family of little Addalie Grace Christensen could think of to explain why this happened. The kidnapping sounded as bizarre to them as it did to police.
Stephenville Police Chief Pat Bridges said in 30 years of service he’s never seen anything like it.
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.