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).
Americans held there collective breaths Saturday night, hoping they had the winning ticket in a $600 million dollar Powerball drawing. Here are the winning numbers: 22-10-13-14-52 | Powerball number 11 for Saturday, May 18, 2013. Did you win?
Lost pets in Granbury are being reunited with their owners through Hood County Animal Control with generous help from NewsScope Marketing, which donated both a building and employees to help volunteers coordinate the reunions.
Many people forces to evacuate their homes after a massive tornado in Granbury had trouble returning home the next day.
High winds and low humidity made it tough for firefighters working the first big wildfire of the season at Possum Kingdom Lake.
The arrest of Bryce Reed and the announcement of a criminal investigation into the fertilizer plant explosion in West are a couple of stunning changes in the story.
Residents say erosion from Dudley Branch Creek is cutting into their back yards and they feel their homes will slide away.
Lots of optimism coming from the Discovery Gardens at Dallas Fair Park where Mayor Mike Rawlings outlined his vision for the second year of Grow South, a plan to revitalize Dallas’ Southern Sector.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency opened its Disaster Relief Center Saturday to offer grants and other services to residents and businesses.
A Disaster Recovery Center has opened in West, Texas for homeowners, renters and business owners who sustained damage as a result of the fertilizer plant explosion.
They’ve been gone from Dallas for generations. But streetcars are poised to make a comeback. A ceremonial groundbreaking took place in Oak Cliff on Friday near one of the scheduled new streetcar stops
The Waco Foundation has been designated to handle all monetary donations designated for the town and its citizens.
Brandi Fernandez was tapped to lead the District Attorney’s office on an interim basis after Mike McLelland’s assassination in March. But now that a new DA has stepped in full time, Ms. Fernandez has taken her leave.
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