Jennifer anchors the weekend morning edition of CBS 11 News, and reports for the morning show on weekdays. She 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 earlier. She produced, wrote and anchored a 30-minute documentary on the experience, and it remains her most memorable assignment.
Jennifer comes to DFW from Cleveland, where she reported for WKYC. 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 U.S. 75, at KXII in Sherman.
While in Cleveland, Jennifer won an Emmy Award for breaking news reporting. She 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.
Today a jury found Dallas County commissioner John Wiley Price not guilty on seven counts — including mail fraud and bribery — and a mistrial was declared on the remaining counts.
After taking a break for the weekend, the jury in the John Wiley Price corruption trial is set to resume deliberations on Monday. This will be the fourth day of deliberations for jurors.
It is severe weather season across North Texas. That makes this weekend the perfect time to stock up on supplies that may be needed to weather any storm, and save money while you shop!
John Wiley Price is one step closer to learning his fate. Closing arguments in the embattled Dallas County commissioner’s corruption trial will begin after the judge reads the 25-page charge to the jury.
Police in McKinney arrested orthopedic surgeon Dr. Donald Ozumba last Friday night. He was taken into custody at his office, and has been charged with two counts of felony sexual assault.
Baseball season has arrived! Monday is Opening Day at Globe Life Park in Arlington, and Rangers fans are ready for another winning year. The 2017 season has all kinds of new things for baseball fans to enjoy at the ballpark.
Major General Mary Saunders broke ground in her military career, and now teaches tomorrow’s leaders how to do the same.
Students across North Texas are taking the STAAR test on Tuesday. It has been one year since problems plagued the standardized test, and nearly $20 million worth of changes were made.
Students in schools across Texas will be taking the STAAR test on Tuesday, and this can come with a lot of stress and anxiety. Those are two emotions that you do not want kids to feel on an important testing day.
School buses in Little Elm are running on a delay Monday morning after a hail storm on Sunday night left more than half of the fleet out of commission. Dozens of vehicles were damaged by large hail.
Authorities in Grand Prairie will have extra eyes on students Tuesday after a teenager was nearly kidnapped while walking home from school. Police are stepping up patrols as they search for a pair of male suspects.
Busloads of people are leaving DFW on Monday to rally for LGBTQ rights in Austin. The group will make the trip and then advocate for policies that would improve the livelihood of the state’s LGBTQ community.