An aspiring writer and radio producer out of Lubbock, Texas. Jacob graduated from South Plains College in 2014 with an AAS degree in Sound Technology and is set to graduate in 2019 with a Bachelor's in Media Communications from Full Sail University in Florida. Jacob anchors KFYO News on weekday mornings and contributes to KFYO.com.
New Bill Mandates Companies Provide 12 Weeks of Emergency Leave
A new law allows those working for companies with fewer than 500 employees to take up to 12 weeks of job-protected leave under certain conditions.
Man Crashes Truck Into a FOX 4 TV News Station in Downtown Dallas
Wednesday morning, a middle-aged white man crashed a silver truck multiple times into the glass windows of the FOX 4 TV news station in downtown Dallas. Fortunately, no one was injured, but Dallas police found a suspicious duffel bag at the scene.
Alex Jones’ Radio Show Is Off the Airwaves in Austin
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has shut down a radio station that served as the flagship outlet for radio host Alex Jones.
A Teenage Texan Boy Wins 2018 Scripps National Spelling Bee
A teenage boy from Texas has won the 2018 Scripps National Spelling Bee.
School Counselor in Texas Indicted for Sexual Relationship With Student
An East Texas elementary school counselor has been indicted on two counts of improper relationship between a student and educator.
Governor Abbott Discusses Expanding Lubbock’s TWITR Mental Health Program
During a round table discussion, Texas Governor Greg Abbott discussed the possible state-wide expansion of a mental health treatment program founded in Lubbock.
Slain Texas Tech Police Officer Floyd East Jr. Buried at Sea Off Florida Coast
The Texas Tech University police officer who lost his life in the line of duty has been ceremoniously laid to rest.
Texas Town Receives $10.44 Million in Plant Explosion Lawsuit Settlement
The city council in the town of West has accepted $10.44 million dollars to settle its claims against the defendants, which include makers and suppliers of ammonium nitrate, the explosive fertilizer involved in the blast.