Jennifer Lindgren

Jennifer Lindgren

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.

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Dallas Police Seek Suspect In 2nd Of 2 Sex Assaults

Police in Dallas are investigating two sexual assaults that happened on the same day, along the same street, but are not related. The incidents took place last weekend, but only one suspect has been arrested.

06/23/2017

Search For Escaped Inmate Continues In Ellis County

Authorities in Ellis County last said that they were closing in on escaped inmate David Rowe on Monday night. But as of early Tuesday morning, he is still on the run.

06/13/2017

Teen In Custody After Shooting & Crash In Rowlett

Authorities in Rowlett have a 15-year-old boy in custody and are still looking for a second suspect after a Sunday night shooting. The suspects and the victims had only met each other through social media.

06/12/2017

Police Seek Multiple Suspects In Dallas Triple Shooting

A shootout in Dallas on Thursday night ended with three people injured and the street littered with bullet casings. Authorities are searching for multiple shooters, but have not yet announced any arrests.

06/09/2017

Events Set To Mark 1 Year Since Dallas Police Ambush

Next month will be one year since the ambush on police in downtown Dallas that left five officers dead. Plans will be announced on Tuesday about a Weekend of Honor to mark the occasion.

06/06/2017

Families Find Savings At Salvage Grocery Store

The kids are home from school and they are always hungry. Making affordable meals can be a challenge. There is one unique option in Dallas, however, for families that are willing to keep an open mind.

06/05/2017

North Texas Schools Offering Kids Free Summer Meals

With school out for the summer, food has become a concern for many North Texas families. But there are programs in place to make sure that kids receive the same kind of meals that they do during the school year.

06/05/2017

Anonymous Labor Of Love For Grieving Families

Mark Ireland creates one-of-a-kind wooden crosses for grieving families he doesn’t know.

05/25/2017

Dallas School Funded By Byron Nelson Golf Tournament

The best golfers from around the world are in North Texas this week for the AT&T Byron Nelson tournament in Irving. Even by just being a spectator, visitors are helping a worthy cause.

05/16/2017

Police Say Suspicious Man Asking Teens About Modeling

Authorities in Celina are trying to find a man who has been acting suspiciously around young women. According to police, he walks into businesses that employ teenage girls and asks them about a career in modeling.

05/09/2017

Abbott Signs Bill Banning ‘Sanctuary Cities’ In Texas

In a Facebook livestream on Sunday, Gov. Greg Abbott signed the bill that bans ‘sanctuary cities’ in Texas. The Texas Legislature passed the bill on Wednesday.

05/07/2017

Tornado Victims Focus On Cleaning Up After Storms

After getting a better look at the damage, the National Weather Service confirmed that six tornadoes touched down in and around Canton on Saturday evening. Four people died when the twisters hit.

05/02/2017

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