Jeff Paul

Jeff Paul

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.

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Remembering Kaytlynn Cargill

Crowds of friends, students, parents and some family huddled together on Thursday night outside Central Junior High School in Euless to remember Kaytlynn Cargill.


Bedford Police Investigate Missing Teen & Body Found

Two different investigations involving the same police department and detectives in Bedford cannot say if there is a connection between a missing teen and a body found at a landfill.


Woman Shares Story Of Run-In With Officer Who Shot, Killed Teen

Monique Arredondo will testify before a Dallas grand jury about her encounter with ex-Balch Springs police officer Roy Oliver.


Excessive Heat Causes 50 Flight Cancellations

Temperatures in parts of Arizona soared to 118 degrees and forecasters predict it could hit 120 degrees on Tuesday.


Slammed With Misdirected Threats, Shakespeare Dallas Works With FBI

A North Texas theater company is working with the FBI after it received dozens and dozens of hateful emails, some of which threatened the lives of employees.


Woman Claims Car Stolen After Leaving Keys In Lyft Car

“In my mind there is no other way the person would have got in the car without the keys,” said Ciarra Vaughn.


Brown Back In Dallas To Promote Book & Share Stories

David Brown returned to the public spotlight in the city that he loves and calls home. The former chief of the Dallas PD made an appearance as a civilian and public speaker on Wednesday night.


Former President Repays Veterans With Portraits Of Courage

“It’s pretty amazing, pretty surreal,” said Jason Stamer, a U.S. Army veteran who served from 1995 to 2015.


Economics Expert: Withdrawing From Paris Accord Will Have Little Impact

“To those viewing this as an apocalyptic event, take a deep breath,” said SMU economics professor Mike Davis.


Former Cop Questions Bounty Hunter’s Approach At Nissan Dealership

“I’m shocked that more people didn’t get killed,” said John Setser, a former Mesquite police officer who is now in charge of a private security firm.


Widow Of Ambush Victim Sues To Protect His Memory

He was murdered last summer in Dallas during an ambush on police in downtown. Now, the wife of Senior Corporal Lorne Ahrens is hoping to protect his memory through legal action.


Dallas Police Searching For Suspects Who Hit Officer’s Cruiser

A Dallas Police officer is in critical but stable condition after patrol car struck by SUV.



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