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).
Rebuttal witnesses testify In Delvecchio Patrick murder trial Thursday.
Prosecutors say graphic crime scene photos were necessary to show jurors the brutality of Deanna Cook’s death.
Family members of two passengers say they don’t know the driver, or how she knew their loved ones.
The Army Corps of Engineers is working to keep the lake from overflowing without flooding homes downstream.
2,000 cubic feet of water is being let out of the Lake Ray Roberts dam every second.
Notable leaders and everyday admirers gathered in Fort Worth Monday afternoon to say goodbye to a Texas legend.
Commercial cleanup crews were the order of the day Friday in low-lying parts of Sanger where Duck Creek overflowed its banks overnight.
North Texas Muslim leaders say they feel Sunday’s Muhammad Art Exhibit was designed to offend.
Woman still shaken up and says crime has caused major hardship for her.
There were some anxious moments for pilots of a passenger jet landing at Dallas Love Field Tuesday night.
Uprooted trees, damaged cars and buildings — that’s just some of what was left behind after winds between 65 and 80 mph hit the city of Kaufman Monday night.
For the second day, rain played havoc with drivers on stretches of US 75 in McKinney.