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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It was a wild night for one Dallas County Sheriff’s deputy after he was forced to corral and capture a loose creature of the hooved-kind just outside of downtown Dallas.


Thieves Steal $20K In Musical Equipment From Veterans Charity

“They stole from veterans. I’ll be blunt, they stole from veterans,” said Matthew JC, the founder of Operation Rock The Troops.


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Only 45 days into the year and there have already been several shootings at school campuses across the country.


Former Dallas Cowboy Lincoln Coleman Found Safe After Forgetting Where He Parked

Missing since Friday, former Dallas Cowboys running back Lincoln Coleman was found safe on Tuesday morning, according to Dallas Police.


Crowd Pays Respects At Visitation For Fallen Richardson Officer

Families could be seen walking hand-in-hand as they entered the church on Monday. Some were with their children, others were wearing blue. They were all there for David Sherrard.


Dallas Driver Apologizes In Creative Video For Car Breaking Down In Traffic

Jeffrey Powell is apologizing for making some folks late through his dash camera video.


Coping With Richardson Officer’s Line-Of-Duty Death: ‘We’re Just All Still In Disbelief’

A steady stream of people could be seen showing up to Richardson PD to pay their respects to Officer Sherrard.


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Winter weather sweeping through North Texas on Tuesday night sent temperatures plunging below freezing and drenched the area with heavy rains.


Babe’s Cowboy Dummy Is Back Where It Belongs

A staple at a North Texas restaurant goes missing and more than a week later, mysteriously reappears back at work.


Dallas Police Investigate Random Oak Cliff Shootings

A North Texas woman is thankful she’s alive after someone shot at her in a moving car twice, narrowly missing her head.


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Dallas Police arrested two accused thieves and detectives are thanking something that is not even human for helping them in the case.


Italy ISD Meeting After Shooting: ‘I Want To Make Sure My Children Are Safe’

There were accolades and critical questions on Thursday night surrounding Italy ISD’s response to a campus shooting that happened Monday.




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