Jarrod Allen

3/6/2009

Jarrod is an award-winning broadcast and web journalist with major market experience, one of many talented pros at KLBJ. Jarrod is a trained Skywarn severe weather spotter for the National Weather Service. While working in Houston, he covered two tropical storms and the start of the Baby Grace case in Galveston in 2006. He reported on the Marble Falls flood that year, reported from the Clinton and Obama campaign stops in Austin in 2008 and covered the attack on the Echelon Building in northwest Austin in February, 2010.  Jarrod was on the air all night for KLBJ and The Weather Channel during Tropical Storm Hermine in September, 2010. He was on the scene live in the aftermath of the UT gunman in 2010 and handled the Bastrop wild fire in 2011 with reports from the fire zone for two weeks.  Those were fed to over a hundred stations in Texas. Jarrod's main focus for Austin's listeners is I-35, Mopac, TxDOT and Capital Metro, including Metro Rail and its opening in 2010. His past experience includes live reporting at KTRH/Houston and several Ohio stations including WLW, WCLT, WHIZ-TV and WSEO.


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