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).
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.
An eight-year-old boy, whose lifelong struggle against a crippling illness, is being remembered as a child who never gave up. Landon Knight died Sunday after months of battling cancer.
How much is scenic beauty worth? Can a price be put on it? The Dallas City Council has put a price of $3.2 million on the cleanup of one of its scenic gems — the Trinity River.
There was a nationwide search, but in the end Dallas City council members went with what they knew best and tapped interim city manager A.C. Gonzalez for the job full-time.
Irving fire officials are scouring through surveillance video trying to see if there’s anything that can tell them what could have caused the collapse of a landscaping shed at the Four Seasons Hotel Resort and Club.