Jeff Ehling
Jeff Ehling anchors the weekend morning newscasts, as well as reporting during the week at ABC13.

Jeff began his reporting career in 1986 near his hometown of Statenville, Georgia. Jeff worked for an ABC Affiliate WVGA in Valdosta, Georgia for three years before moving to NBC affiliate WMGT in Macon, Georgia. In 1990, he got a job working for the CBS affiliate, WCTV, in Tallahassee, Florida. While there, he was the Bureau Chief in Valdosta which gave him the chance to again report on the news wherein the place he graduated high school and college. Before leaving WCTV, he was promoted to weekend anchor.

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Jeff Ehling has covered hurricanes, Operation Iraqi Freedom from Kuwait and Iraq and Texas troops guarding the prisoners at Guantanamo, Cuba.



In 1996, Jeff moved to West Palm Beach, Florida, where he was a general assignment reporter. He looks back on South Florida with great fondness because that is where he met his wife.

In December of 1999, Jeff's wife got a job in Houston so they moved to Texas. A month later, he was fortunate enough to land a position as the morning reporter at KTRK.

Since joining the ABC13 family, Jeff's family has grown. He and his wife are proud parents of two boys who keep them very busy and occasionally bleary-eyed. During Jeff's tenure at KTRK, he has covered hurricanes, Operation Iraqi Freedom from Kuwait and Iraq and Texas troops guarding the prisoners at Guantanamo, Cuba. He looks forward to many more exciting stories and happy years in Houston.

Jeff enjoys travel and pro football (GO TEXANS). He holds a degree in Television from Valdosta State University.

Jeff's Stories
Disney inspires hope with $25,000 gift to Toys for Tots Houston
As part of a $500,000 donation to Toys for Tots, Disney is bringing joy and comfort to families and children in need right here in Houston this holiday season.
Here's why you may want to add an extra hour to your travel time if you're headed to Bush Airport
If you're heading to Bush Intercontinental Airport, watch out for construction around the area that can cause delays as travel reaches pre-pandemic levels.
1 man killed, another shot multiple times in parking lot of Midtown CVS
Police said there were witnesses to the deadly shooting, but they were too far away to tell exactly what happened. So far, no arrests have been made.
Veteran among good Samaritans who helped save gunshot victim in downtown Houston, police say
A man believed to be homeless was shot and seen staggering out of a U-Haul center. What happened next very likely saved his life.
'We got to get out' Concertgoer recalls trying to get camera operator's attention at Astroworld
Ayden Cruz says that as he and another person asked for the show to stop, others were yelling insults at them, unaware of the human suffering.
HPD Sgt. Tung Tran arrested in child sex crime investigation by Hedwig Village police
Chief Troy Finner has relieved the sergeant, who has worked 23 years for HPD, of his duty after an investigation by Hedwig Village authorities.
Southwest Freeway reopens after overturned 18-wheeler caused messy morning commute
Did you get stuck in this mess today? The freeway was shutdown for over five hours as crews worked to clear the scene.
Deer Park temporarily changes street names in support of Houston Astros
It might be surprising to learn there aren't many Braves fans around the intersection of Atlanta Street and Georgia Avenue. But the story doesn't end there.
Family and friends 'March for Justice' after woman's carjacking death
The father of a teen killed in a road rage shooting was among those who spoke, demanding change when it comes to bond for violent criminals in Harris County.
This is why Astros ace Lance McCullers Jr. was pulled from ALDS Game 4
Houston's star pitcher is sharing what he told manager Dusty Baker when it happened.