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.
Crews have restored water service in parts of downtown Dallas.
For 25 years, Jerry Rosamond has shown up for work at the Hyatt Regency Dallas with a smile. But having Down syndrome does not hold Rosamond back. It propels his co-workers forward.
If your weekend plans are going to take you south of downtown Dallas, then you might want to change your schedule. A construction project will completely close Interstate-35E.
She collected toys for young patients at local hospitals at Christmas. Her foundation, Sadie’s Sleigh, has done this every year for three years.
Dangerous heat is in the North Texas weather forecast this week. In fact, this will be the hottest week that the DFW area has seen in the last two years.
For many who are homeless, each day can be an unknown about where to find the next meal. But in Fort Worth, three times a month, food is served on the streets with a side of love.
If the Fourth of July holiday takes you out on the water, know that Texas game wardens will be there too, watching over the lakes and making sure that people are being safe.
A deadly explosion rocked Coryell Memorial Hospital in Gatesville on Tuesday, located near Waco, and two of the victims are now recovering in North Texas.
An 11-hour search for a missing 6-year-old boy with autism ended early Monday morning when a dive team pulled his body out of a pond near the family’s home in Kaufman County.
Authorities in Cedar Hill have arrested a man who is accused of kidnapping a teenager at gunpoint on Thursday morning. The teen jumped from a moving car to escape.
Police in Fort Worth are investigating a death in the southwestern part of the city. Authorities were called Tuesday after a man spotted a woman’s body in a public grassy area.
Carol Anne Taylor, perched up in the bell tower of the Cathedral Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe, has played the carillon for the last 13 years.
Two teenagers have been arrested and charged with aggravated assault after a fight broke out at Stonebriar Centre in Frisco Friday evening.
In the age of one-touch, instant photography, Deep Ellum’s Photographique is a survivor and is this week’s “The Ones For Texas.”
The crowd at a football game in Dallas was sent running Sunday after shots started to ring out.
A series of crashes along Interstate-30 early Friday kept emergency crews busy and drivers frustrated throughout the night. All of the crashes happened in different parts of the DFW area.
Darren McGrady was at the Windsor Castle for 11 years, working in the Queen’s kitchen, as her personal chef.
This should be a great weekend to get outdoors and check out Mayfest at Trinity Park in Fort Worth. There will be plenty of art, live music, rides, food and fun for the whole family.
He died serving his community, and North Texas is now honor him. The funeral for Dallas PD officer Rogelio Santander was held at Lake Pointe Church in Rockwall on Tuesday.
The community this week will honor the life of Dallas police officer Rogelio Santander, who was shot and killed while trying to take a man into custody at a Home Depot store last week.
At the Miracle League of Parker County, all ages and all abilities are welcome. The only requirement is an enthusiasm for baseball.
Parents in one Fort Worth neighborhood will be watching closely as children head to school this week. This comes after an attack on a teen who was walking to her bus stop last Thursday.
Another wave of student protests disrupted classes Friday across North Texas and the country as part of the National School Walkout.
Friends and family members will gather Tuesday night to remember an IHOP employee who was killed while at work in Lancaster. Mylik Butcher was shot and a female co-worker was wounded.
Instagram-worthy art is popping up in more and more public spaces across North Texas.
His days as a Dallas Cowboy are now over. Today team owner Jerry Jones officially released wide receiver Dez Bryant.
Thousands of Texas students will sharpen their pencils on Tuesday on put their skills to the test. It is the first day of STAAR testing for many children in third grade through eighth grade.
Frisco residents on Tuesday night will get to hear an update about the city’s water quality. Like other North Texas cities, Frisco leaders have heard from people with concerns.
The Carroll ISD is set to officially announce the name of Carroll Senior High School’s new head football coach on Monday night, and the man taking over the job is a familiar face within the district.
There are no handouts at Howdy Homemade Ice Cream. This is not a charity. Employees are trained in everything.
You might think that school lunches are not the most craveable meals, but a group of students in Skyline High School’s culinary arts program are cooking up lunches that are anything but boring.
The future of Carroll High School head football coach Hal Wasson may soon be decided as the Carroll ISD’s board met on Tuesday to discuss a report about UIL violations within the program.
As Texans, we know cowboy hats aren’t just worn by ranch hands and rodeo stars. Put one on, and you may stand a little taller or feel a little bit braver.
Support continues to pour in for the Richardson Police Department, and the family of fallen officer David Sherrard, the first to die in the line of duty in the department’s history.
Tech teams are working Tuesday to fix computer systems for the City of Dallas after detecting a virus that impacted a number of operations, including the 911 dispatch center.
A talented choreographer is sharing her journey from New Orleans to North Texas this month, through the Dallas Black Dance Theatre.
The Dallas ISD is moving ahead with plans to close four schools and consolidate another after the school year. Students from the closing schools would be sent to other campuses.
Students at Italy High School return to class on Tuesday, just one day after a teenager pulled out a gun and started shooting in the campus cafeteria.
After temperatures below the freezing mark, DFW is finally getting warmer weather this weekend. But those who want to get outside and enjoy it will want to avoid Highway 183 in Irving.
Authorities are trying to piece together what led to a deadly shooting in Garland on Monday morning. The incident left one man dead and two teenagers injured.