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).
Original farm land is vanishing in the city of Plano, and one of the few remaining parcels has just been sold.
Two meetings are being held in north Oak Cliff to discuss raising taxes on businesses in the area. While that news isn’t shocking, believe it or not most businesses are onboard with the idea.
How to discipline or punish children is always a hot topic. Yelling, shouting, and raising your voice…may feel natural. But a new study says those actions should only be used to get a child’s attention.
Residents of Irving get a say about what to do with what’s left of an iconic landmark that was literally blown away.
A Dallas funeral home sent a nearby seniors’ home some flowers on Friday. But it wasn’t any kind of marketing ploy, it was a Valentine’s Day celebration for its new neighbor.
Two Podners Barbeque and Seafood has found success at its South Dallas location and now the City of Dallas is helping the owners to grow that success.
The Dallas County Precinct 5 Constable is raising some eyebrows over a recent film appearance.
Big doings this weekend at the Dallas ComiCon/Sci-Fi Expo being held at the Irving Convention Center.
The new Dallas City Manager is receiving a pay hike, compared to his predecessors. City council members approved a contract for A.C. Gonzalez that includes a base salary of $400,000 a year.
Irving’s search for a new city manager may take a lot longer than expected.
With the restrictive Wright Amendment expiring this fall, Southwest Airlines plans to start nonstop flights between Dallas and New York and 14 other cities.
Phillip Tucker was shot to death in his Waxahachie pawn shop in August of 2009. Now a nearby neighbor is charged with his murder.