Jacob Helker

Jacob Helker

Digital Content Producer

Jacob Helker joined NewsChannel10 in 2018 as a Digital Content Producer.

He was raised in Panhandle and moved to Amarillo to attend college at West Texas A&M University, where he studied Broadcast Journalism and Electronic Media, and served as a Digital Assistant for the WTAMU newspaper, The Prairie.

He began his news career as a news photographer and a news video editor at KAMR-TV in Amarillo.

Jacob spends his spare time digging for the latest breaking stories, binging on Netflix and recording a film podcast with his best friends.

Have a story idea? Send it over to jhelker@newschannel10.com.

Recent Articles by Jacob

Former Parmer County deputy now charged with additional sex crimes against children

Texas Panhandle agencies come together to rescue 14-year-old from Palo Duro Canyon

Susan G. Komen North Texas merges with West Texas branch

Silver Alert cancelled, Clovis man found safe

Spearman woman killed after car collides with bull

‘Continuous’ sexual abuse suspect turns himself in to Amarillo police

12 school-age kids rescued after Wonderland roller coaster gets stuck

Double murder trial begins in N.Y. for ex-Sunray police chief

Texico school: Missing 9-year-old found safe

Xcel: Customers can now pay bill via Google Assistant

Former Mexican police officer arrested on drug charges in Oldham County

Train collides with semi in Hereford

Sanford-Fritch ISD: 6 employees, 46 students treated in Monday school bus crash in Amarillo

Blue Bell Cookie Cake ice cream hits store shelves

Whataburger introduces limited-time Dr. Pepper milkshake

Clarendon College student killed in accident on campus Monday night

‘Ruckus’ revealed as name of new Sod Poodles mascot

Xcel: Lineman killed near Hereford during repair operations

2 dead, 1 injured in early Monday crash near Amarillo

  Airbnb warning South by Southwest travelers against rental scams

Two years on: Ag Community Relief remembers victims of March wildfires

  New Mexico AG sues Air Force over Cannon, Holloman AFB groundwater contamination

WalletHub ranks Texas 4th ‘Most Sinful State in the U.S.’

Donley Co., TX Rangers investigating overnight double homicide

Public invited to audition for Sod Poodles game day entertainment

AQHA explores moving HQ to Forth Worth

Target recalls toddler unicorn boots

Clovis vacuum salesman sentenced to 3 years for sexual assault

Army sergeant, TX Panhandle native killed Thursday in Afghanistan

DPS confiscates over 160 pounds of drugs in Donley County bust