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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Mesquite Interstate-30 Crash

3 Crashes In Different Cities Along Interstate-30, All Around Same Time

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.


Former Royal Chef Excited About Royal Wedding

Darren McGrady was at the Windsor Castle for 11 years, working in the Queen’s kitchen, as her personal chef.



“33 Acres Of Fun” At Mayfest In Fort Worth’s Trinity Park

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.


Rogelio Santander Visitation

Final Farewell For Dallas Police Officer Killed In Home Depot Shooting

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.


Rogelio Santander

Community Honors Fallen Dallas Police Officer Ahead Of Funeral

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.


Ones For Texas: Miracle League Of Parker County

At the Miracle League of Parker County, all ages and all abilities are welcome. The only requirement is an enthusiasm for baseball.


Fort Worth Community Watching Over Children After Teen Attacked Near Bus Stop

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.


Students Protest For Tougher Gun Laws In National School Walkout

Another wave of student protests disrupted classes Friday across North Texas and the country as part of the National School Walkout.


Community To Hold Vigil For Lancaster IHOP Employee Killed At Work

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.


Ones For Texas: Kyle Steed

Instagram-worthy art is popping up in more and more public spaces across North Texas.


The End Of An Era – Dez Bryant Released By The Dallas Cowboys

His days as a Dallas Cowboy are now over. Today team owner Jerry Jones officially released wide receiver Dez Bryant.


Tips For Helping Students As STAAR Testing Begins Across Texas

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.