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James Grant

Credit: Scott Eslinger

BEAUMONT, Texas — James Grant is a reporter at 12News in Beaumont, Tx, specializing in general assignment reporting.

He joined 12News in late September 2020.

Grant was raised in Houston and graduated from the University of Texas with a bachelor's degree in journalism in May 2020.

Before joining 12News, Grant completed internships at KHOU, KPRC and ESPN 97.5 FM in Houston and KEYE in Austin where he gained experience covering news and sports.

Grant also worked at Texas Student Television as well as student-run KVRX 91.7FM at UT where he covered sports and hosted sports talk shows.

While attending The University of South Carolina he worked for Student Gamecock Television doing news and also did sports at student-run WUSC 90.5 FM. He was also a contributor for The Daily Gamecock.

Grant is huge sports fan and roots for the Astros, Texans and Rockets as well as the Texas Longhorns and South Carolina Gamecocks. 

He's excited to be starting his career in Southeast Texas not far from his hometown of Houston.

Grant enjoys spending time outdoors, golfing, going to the beach, trying new restaurants and spending time with family and friends.

If you've got a story idea or want to say hello you can email him at JGrant@12NewsNow.com.

Find him on social media as @JamesGrantTV on Facebook and  @JGrant12News on Twitter.

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