Reporter Jeff Paul joined the CBS 11 News team in 2014. Born and raised in the desert of Phoenix, Arizona, Jeff is happy to call Texas his home.
He attended Arizona State University and earned a bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism through the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication.
Jeff made the journey to the Lone Star State after spending three years at WPTV-TV, the NBC affiliate in West Palm Beach, Fl, where he worked quickly to become the lead nightside reporter. While in South Florida, Jeff reported on major storms including Hurricane Isaac, Hurricane Sandy and several tropical cyclones. He also extensively covered the high-profile DUI manslaughter case involving polo mogul and millionaire John Goodman and was sent to witness the execution of serial killer David Alan Gore. In addition, Jeff traveled to the Everglades National Park to cover the massive beaching of dozens of pilot whales.
Before his time in the Sunshine State, Jeff reported for KEZI-TV in Eugene, Oregon. While in the Pacific Northwest, Jeff reported on several wildfires and floods, the University of Oregon Ducks college football National Championship run and the tsunami evacuation of the Oregon coast during the Fukushima nuclear disaster.
When not at work, Jeff enjoys running, collecting vinyl records, riding his motorcycle, watching all kinds of sports, playing drums, and whipping up new food recipes he’s attempting to conquer.
Shot while trying to do his job, video released on Tuesday appears to show the moments after a man shot a tow truck driver towing his vehicle, according to Capitol Towing.
A new travel ban on electronics from certain United States-bound flights is creating ripples with world travelers.
On Friday night, the community took a turn giving back to the retired Dallas firefighter who vanished one week ago.
Investigators said Michael Chambers, 70, was last seen on Friday, March 10. Security camera footage from a local Walmart appears to show Chambers at the store the same day.
A newly-proposed bill aimed at protecting police is beginning to gain traction at the State Capitol.
Threatened for his faith, a North Texas imam has found himself the target of ISIS after a new video recently surfaced calling for his assassination.
“It’s a whole lot better than shooting a 12-gauge shotgun,” said Officer Mark Yancey. “I got into this career to save peoples’ lives, not take them.”
Tony Romo’s likely release from the Dallas Cowboys on Thursday is big news from radio broadcasters at 105.3 The Fan.
Ambushed in a parking lot and shot in the face, a North Texas actor who survived a brutal attack is making his comeback a little more than a month after the shooting.
Noise from metal slabs installed by Atmos Energy onto the street below a Deep Ellum complex is keeping people awake and angry.
State Representative Pat Fallon, (R-Little Elm), filed HB 2524 on Tuesday. It would provide a property tax exemption to spouses of first responders killed in the line of duty.
Performing in front of a sold-out crowd in Grand Prairie on Tuesday night, Grammy-nominated rock band, The Lumineers took a political stand.