Ginger Allen Biography
Ginger Allen is an American Murrow and Emmy award-winning senior Investigative Reporter and journalist for the CBS 11 I-Team. Due to her prowess, the reporter has traveled all over the country investigating wrong trials, reporting on hurricanes in real-time as well as reporting injustices that have made her stand out.
Ginger Allen Education
She grew up in Southern California and graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles with a degree in Mass Communications and an emphasis on Media.
Ginger Allen age
How old is Allen? She is 42 years old as of 2023. She was born on January 14, 1981, in Orange, California, United State. Allen celebrates her birthday on 14 January every year.
Ginger Allen Family
She has not revealed information regarding her family members, this information is currently under review and will be updated soon
Ginger Allen Married
Allen is married to, Scott, together they are blessed with two children who are “getting more involved in school and sports,”
Ginger Allen Children
Allen and her lovely husband are blessed with two children Brayden who is six years old and Brielle who is four years.
Ginger Allen Career
She began her career in journalism at a young age, starting her career at KCBS-TV in Los Angeles as a researcher and content creator for the shows.
Allen was a lead reporter for WLWT-TV in Cincinnati. She traveled with NBC News Channel covering major national news events for NBC affiliates all over the country.
She was an anchor/reporter at KBAK-TV and anchor/co-host for KERN talk radio in Bakersfield, California. Additionally, she reported at KMIR-TV in Palm Springs.
Ginger Allen CBS 11
Allen joined CBS11 in the year 1999; beginning her career as a general assignment reporter. Due to her prowess, she climbed up the ranks, and in the year 2007, the news station’s early morning program reporter replaced early morning co-anchor Shannon Hori, who left CBS11 to join CBS-owned WFOR-TV in Miami. She also previously co-anchored CBS 11 This Morning and the CBS 11 Weekend News getting to work with anchors such as Brian New.
Ginger Allen HP Buddy Bowl
In 2017, Allen’s family founded the HP Buddy Bowl; an event taking place each year that allows children with mental and physical challenges to play football.
She also proudly participates in several other charities including Purple Stride DFW for Pancreatic Cancer, The Autism Treatment Center, The Greater Keller Women’s Club, Young Man’s Service League, and National Charity League.
Ginger Allen Blood Bank News
She received an Edward R. Murrow Award after helping a North Texas mother track down the lost cord blood she desperately needed for her sick child. After she began investigating, authorities shut down the blood bank. Allen then exposed loopholes in the entire cord blood banking industry that were potentially putting others at risk.
Ginger Allen Lithium Batteries
Computer makers around the world recalled more than 10 million batteries used in laptop computers after she exposed the dangers of overheating lithium-ion batteries. The FDA reviewed its policies after she called it to task for allowing thousands of unapproved drugs onto the market. Dallas County Courts shut down and revamped an online public computer database after Allen revealed it was exposing the highly sensitive personal information of thousands of adults and minors.
Ginger Allen Awards & Nominations
Due to her prowess in reporting emerging issues; She has been recognized numerous times by the Dallas Bar Association.
The Texas State Comptroller agreed to audit convenience stores around North Texas after Ginger found many of them overcharging customers by taxing items that should not be taxed. The reports won a Lone Star Emmy Award.
She was honored with the organization’s Grand Prize Stephen Philbin Award for her ongoing investigation into questionable deaths and medical standards at a Texas State Jail. The series of reports gained national attention from civil rights groups around the country. Lawmakers eventually closed the facility.
She’s received other Philbin awards after investigating the fire that killed a veteran Dallas Firefighter — which eventually led to on-scene procedural changes — and for giving a voice to an innocent mom who witnessed a crime and was thrust behind bars as a criminal.
Allen’s reporting prowess has also earned her the Texas Gavel Award from the State Bar of Texas, as well as recognition from the Associated Press, the Press Club of Dallas, and the California Department of Health Services Award.