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
Mother of 2-year-old daughter allegedly murdered by father says police failed her
While the suspect is being held on a $1 million bond for his daughter's death, her mother said she feels failed, as she had called 911 on the suspect days before.
Loved ones find body in pond at Hermann Park Golf Course during search for missing person, HPD says
Police said the search for a missing loved one led family members to the golf course at Hermann Park.
What you need to do to receive rental assistance from Texas' relief program
This exact program helped hundreds of thousands of Texans pay their rent and utility bills during the coronavirus pandemic. Now, the state is restarting the program with $96 million.
Harris County will receive $750 million after all to go toward preventing flooding after Harvey
Receiving the money is a huge shift from two years ago when local leaders were told they wouldn't get any federal funds for flood control. Still, local leaders must use it or lose it.
Houston ISD teachers and staff head to Austin to advocate for schools
There's nothing official yet, but lawmakers plan to meet with officials from the Texas Education Agency this week to discuss the takeover and the future of Wheatley High School.
Houston City Council votes against renewing Pappas restaurants' contract at Hobby Airport
The food fight over Hobby Airport is over. On Wednesday, the Houston City Council voted against renewing the food and beverage contract with Pappas. Here's a look at who they went with instead.
Mayor Turner suggests parking alternatives for busy rodeo week
Trying to save up some cash but still want to have fun? Today is your day to go to the rodeo! Aside from free admission, there are discounts on rides, food, and drinks!
Suspects on the loose after shooting 2 men while driving down I-10, HPD says
The suspects pulled up alongside the two men on I-10 and then started shooting, but Houston police said that was just the beginning of the trouble overnight.
Local leaders argue that issues TEA had with Houston ISD in 2019 no longer apply this year
"The issues that TEA had with HISD in 2019 no longer apply in 2023. HISD is a school district that is moving upward," Harris County Judge Lina Hidalgo said. Many are waiting to see if the takeover happens today.
Man calls his mother for help after being shot twice in northwest Houston
Police say the 22-year-old was shot at an apartment complex on the northwest side and kept driving to southwest Houston, where his mother told him to pull over.