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).
From Fort Worth to Dallas and Frisco, large crowds enjoyed all the Fourth of July festivities popping up around town.
Arlington hosted its annual Independence Day fireworks display Thursday night in anticipation of the July Fourth commemoration.
Target stores are asking customers to leave their guns at home. This comes in the wake of photos showing gun activists carrying long guns, slung over their shoulders, inside a Mansfield store.
The stage is set for Texas history to be made Friday night in Dallas.
Texas Democrats are pouring into Dallas in anticipation of this weekend’s state party convention. The quiet of the halls of Dallas’ Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center Thursday belies the noise that will soon be generated.
Dallas was a late entry to host the 2016 GOP Presidential Nominating Convention. But Wednesday the Republican National Committee whittled down its list of finalists to Dallas and Cleveland.
Fire investigators in Colleyville are still trying to determine what caused a fire than killed a teenager.
Water experts at Texas A&M say the runoff from as little as 2-inches of rain can fill a 55-gallon drum.
More than 200 of the nation’s mayors descended on Dallas for the summer U.S. Conference of Mayors. Aerobics and a continental breakfast on the Continental Street Bridge provided an initial welcome, then there was a quick return to the routine.
Twenty five criminal suspects were mistakenly freed from jail due to a computer glitch, according to Dallas Police.
It’s a big week for city of Dallas officials who hosted hundreds of cultural and municipal leaders from around the world at the New Cities Summit on Tuesday.
Did you cross your fingers for luck today? It’s Friday the 13 and a full moon. The combination is enough to make some people want to stay inside. But do they really have anything to fear?