Bud is the most veteran reporter at CBS 11 News with 42 years in major market television news, the last 36 years working the streets of Dallas/Fort Worth.
Bud has filed stories from four continents on wars, earthquakes, and other major events directly affecting North Texans. He has also reported on historic events closer to home, including the Fort Worth tornado, numerous Texas hurricanes, the Columbia Space Shuttle disaster, the Branch Davidian standoff near Waco, and a toddler falling into an uncapped well in Midland. Prior to moving to Dallas/Fort Worth, he was a reporter, newscast producer, and assignments editor for stations in Detroit, St. Louis, and Indianapolis.
Bud has won numerous statewide reporting awards from the Texas Associated Press, UPI, and the prestigious Headliner’s Club, in addition to being a Dallas Press Club “Katie” nominee. His award-winning work runs the gamut, from investigative excellence to “best feature” reporter. He has also taken home broadcast news awards while at WXYZ-TV in Detroit and WLWI-TV (now WTHR) in Indianapolis.
He is a member of the Dallas Press Club, the Indiana University Alumni Association, and the Descendants of the Founders of Ancient Windsor (Connecticut).
“My daughter’s still alive,” insists Jonni McElroy. “Until you prove me different, my daughter’s still alive. I feel her with me every single day.”
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Southern Methodist University is taking steps to return federal compliance after being found in violation of sex assault and anti-harassment guidelines. SMU is vowing to return to compliance by Thursday night.
Protesters upset by the arrest and termination of a community police officer in Deep Ellum converged at city hall Wednesday.
Officer Jesus Martinez was fired from his job with the Dallas PD in November for excessive force, but several people across the city want to see him back with the department.
A suspicious shooting and now Arlington police have arrested a 16-year-old youth in the fatal shooting of his 17-year-old friend.
In a little less than a month a new plastic bag fee will go into effect in Dallas. Customers will have to pay a nickel a bag unless they take their own boxes or bags to stores.
The elation of a football championship evaporates into a disaster for a local “Pop Warner” football team.
Some North Texas homeowners decided to play it safe and hire Christmas home decorators.
A group of barbers and a church give dignity to a group of homeless residents.
He was sometimes polarizing in life. Now the late Dallas City Councilman Al Lipscomb could be at the center of a new tug-of-war with another Dallas icon: Grand Avenue.
With Christmas just a month away, and it’s not yet Thanksgiving, many retailers are getting a jump on Black Friday by offering Thanksgiving Day specials. And some people are camping out to get them.