Kansas First News Anchor/Reporter
Jared joined Kansas First News in June 2013 as the evening co-anchor alongside Cristina Frank. He co-anchors the 6p and 10p on 27 KSNT, 6:30p and 10P on KTKA 49 ABC, and 9p on FOX 43 KTMJ.
He has more than a decade of television news experience, much of which he gained while holding various positions in the newsroom at KFSM-TV in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Jared grew up in the small southeast Oklahoma town of Panola. He went on to the University of Central Oklahoma, a school that has proudly graduated hundreds of successful broadcast journalists.
Jared resides in Topeka with his wife, La Manda, and their daughter. When not at work, he can be found spending time with his family, catching up on his favorite tv shows, unsuccessfully attempting home improvement projects, and entertaining the family’s pug.