Jeff Wright

Jeff Wright

KLTV/KTRE Content Producer

Jeff Wright came to KLTV in Jan. 2013. He is currently a content producer for KLTV/KTRE, writing content for KLTV and KTRE digital platforms, as well as for television. Jeff has served as a jack-of-all-trades by producing Good Morning East Texas, writing breaking news and engaging content for and, and mostly recently produced East Texas News at 4.

Jeff was born in Henderson and has lived in East Texas all his life! He graduated from Tyler Junior College in 2012 before transferring to University of Texas at Tyler, where he studied in the mass communications program.

Jeff is married to his college sweetheart, and the couple are welcoming their first child in Nov. 2018.

You may email Jeff at when it comes to questions or comments, and especially for story ideas.

Recent Articles by Jeff

  Forest Festival date/place changes reflect event industry challenges

Gov. Abbott hints at ‘next steps’ of plans to reopen Texas economy amid COVID-19

Aspiring med student-turned-winemaker helps launch wine facility in East Texas

Red Cross mapping areas of need following Hurricane Laura

  Nacogdoches Civic Center transforms into evacuation shelter ahead of Hurricane Laura

  Neighbor of home invasion victims in Hudson recalls similar experience

  Lufkin native Dez Bryant expected to work out for Baltimore Ravens, NFL Network reports

  Child hot car deaths down amid COVID-19, but new risk posed to stay-at-home kids

The Next Normal: Riding school buses and transportation safety

  Crockett church distributes thousands of food boxes through federal program

  Nacogdoches ISD preparing teachers for virtual start to new school year

  Dr. Ed addresses hydroxychloroquine as treatment for COVID-19

East Texas school districts to decide whether at-home students are UIL eligible

Crockett man charged with capital murder in missing aunt’s apparent death

Henderson County Republican Party votes to censure Gov. Abbott over face masks, closures

  CARES Act grants available to Lufkin small businesses beginning July 10

  Construction project nears completion on Nacogdoches’ $2.9 million East Austin St. project

  Face coverings, flexible scheduling headline SFA’s plans for Fall 2020 semester

  Workforce Solutions reopens Lufkin and Nacogdoches offices ahead of key dates for unemployment benefits

  Restaurant inspections resume as more eateries reopen in Nacogdoches

  Task force examines logistics, safety for returning SFA students

  Attorneys: Illegal arrest, traffic stop quota systems ‘widespread’ among DPS

  Search efforts resume near area missing 79-year-old Carthage man was last seen

  East Texas airman promoted via FaceTime by retired Air Force dad

  Census workers in Lufkin taking every precaution while canvassing during COVID-19

Sonic Drive-In locations in Lufkin offer free meal, N-95 mask to first responders

  Angelina County considers impact COVID-19 may have on Nov. election process

  Ellen Trout Zoo in Lufkin reopens many exhibits on limited basis

Crews rescheduled to remove overhead power lines as part of U.S. 59 flyover project

  Community outreach organization in Lufkin still open to those in need despite change in operations