Jacob joins Eyewitness Sports after spending seven years in Amarillo, TX at KFDA-TV. He grew up in the small town of Bushland, TX, and is thrilled to now be a member of the Sunflower State.
Jacob began his career in news (as a morning news reporter) before quickly working his way into sports, where his true passion has always been. Jacob worked his way to the Sports Director position where he spent 5 years. From the biggest sports stages in the world to the local fields featuring the best youth athletes, he loves covering it all. Jacob's playing career ended as a bench-warmer in High School, so watching much better athletes perform has always made a lot of sense.
He many years experience on the radio, as well as television, providing in game action for various sports and several sports talk shows along the way. Jacob loves to talk sports, so feel free to spark up a debate if you see him out and about.
Jacob is a graduate of West Texas A&M. He is a huge Texas Rangers fan, but has always had a soft spot in his heart for the Royals.
He is joined by his wife Michelle, as well as a dog (Jaxie) and cat (Rilla). While in Kansas, Jacob saw the birth of his first child, and he says he is very excited to bring his family to Wichita.