Jennifer joined CBS 11 News in September 2013. For her, the move is a return ‘home.’ Jennifer spent eight years of her childhood in Dallas before her family relocated to Georgia. She returned to Texas for college, graduating from the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in journalism.
News reporting has taken Jennifer around the country and even overseas. In 2012, she spent a month in London covering the Summer Olympics for various NBC affiliates. In 2009, she traveled to upstate New York for a reunion of Holocaust survivors and the American soldiers who saved their lives 65 years ago. She produced, wrote and anchored a 30-minute documentary on the experience, and it remains her most memorable assignment.
Jennifer comes to DFW from snowy Cleveland, where she reported for WKYC-TV. Prior to that, Jennifer was a reporter and fill-in anchor for WTLV in Jacksonville and WLTX in Columbia. She began her career in TV news right up Interstate-75, at KXII in Sherman.
While in Cleveland, she received five Emmy Award nominations. Jennifer is also the recipient of an Edward R. Murrow Award for writing, as well as awards from the South Carolina Associated Press, and the Florida Society of Professional Journalists.
Drive by the Dallas skyline just after sunset or just before sunrise, and you can’t miss Pat Anderson’s work.
The Dallas ISD has announced plans to reform truancy policies, in hopes of holding students accountable without sending them to criminal court. Judge Clay Jenkins called the recommendations “more compassionate to students.”
The countdown to Christmas has started in Grapevine. The city promises to help you with the season, whether you’re looking to finish your shopping list or find some holiday cheer.
A school bus crash in Tennessee on Monday afternoon left five children dead and restarted the debate about whether or not the vehicles should be equipped with legally mandatory seat belts.
After the ambush on officers in Dallas this past summer, many police departments made changes to their procedures. Now, after an officer was killed in San Antonio, cities are taking preventative measures even further.
Police in Dallas are looking for suspects after a popular jogging area was hit by robbers over the weekend. The crime took place late Saturday night and has frequent Katy Trail visitors concerned about their safety.
As a tough-as-nails Texas lawman who brought serial killers to justice, Parnell McNamara has led an amazing life that even inspired a role in the recent Jeff Bridges film “Hell or High Water.”
Thousands of veterans across the DFW area have the opportunity to find jobs on Thursday, in an effort to take better care of those who have served our country. Gilley’s in Dallas is hosting a veteran-focused job fair.
The election of Donald Trump as the next President of the United States has sparked protests across the country, including in downtown Dallas. Protestors were angry, but Wednesday night ended with no arrests.
Voters in several cities across North Texas will be deciding whether or not to allow liquor stores to set up shop in their towns. This is a key issue on the ballots in Grapevine, Watauga, Haltom City, Hurst and Roanoke on Tuesday.
With just one day left before the presidential election, people across Texas are being warned to stay vigilant. Texas is one of three states on high alert while U.S. intelligent agents assess a possible terror threat.
A sea of pink will begin moving through the streets of Plano on Friday morning as hundreds of women and men begin a journey lasting three days in the fight against breast cancer.