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).
Two men who had sued the Hood County clerk for failing to issue them a marriage license received that license this afternoon.
The City of Irving will balance water pollution and fireworks for Saturday’s July 4th celebration… and it’s all about Lake Carolyn.
gay couple in Granbury took a tentative step toward marriage Thursday afternoon as dueling protests on the gay marriage issue swirled outside the Hood County Clerk’s Office.
The argument is that with recent airline mergers, there’s no pressure for them to expand. And they can simply charge us more to set foot on their planes.
Police say the truck was parked in the drive-up lane at the Bank of America at Green Oaks Blvd. and Little Road. The guard had his key in the ATM machine, ready to fill it.
FBI’s July 4th warning should be taken seriously, but don’t change plans to celebrate.
Bedford police say a suspect in a stolen car slammed into another vehicle killing a man and injuring his pregnant passenger.
Police in Dallas have asked Mayor Mike Rawlings for more protection before another officer is injured at headquarters.
Eight year Dallas Councilman Dwaine Caraway threw the proverbial hat in a day after leaving city hall due to term limits.
Survey teams from FEMA and the state came to Dallas County Friday to assess damage in hard-hit flood areas.
The record rains may have gone but floodwater still remains, especially along the Trinity River in Dallas County.
A new report suggests that living near multiple hydraulic fracturing sites may effect the birth weight of newborns.