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).
The upcoming opening of Walmart Neighborhood Grocery Stores in Desoto and Lancaster means up to 190 workers needed for the stores in South Dallas County.
A CBS 11 News viewer tips us off to a breach of security at a local business that can put customers’ private financial information at risk.
Mesquite Police and school officials are trying to find a man who exposed himself to a student walking to school.
A Dallas man won’t faces charges in the shooting death of a robber who stole his wife’s necklace and knocked her down.
There’s a Super Bowl coming to the Cotton Bowl at Dallas Fair Park. No, not that Super Bowl, but the self-proclaimed South Dallas Super Bowl pitting the Lincoln Tigers against the Madison Mighty Trojans.
A University of Texas at Arlington alumnus is out of isolation for the Ebola virus. Nurse Kaci Hickox was released from a New Jersey hospital after the federal government pressured her release.
A Halloween display is getting a lot of attention at a townhome in University Park.
Twenty-three middle school students at Highland Middle School in Saginaw had to be treated for multiple bee stings after someone disturbed a hive during PE class.
Monday was the first day of Early Voting for the November election, and one issue in Keller has people taking sides.
CBS 11 News has learned that two of the four acquaintances closest to Ebola victim Thomas Eric Duncan are employed at a North Dallas residence facility.
The city of Arlington is one of a number of North Texas cities cleaning up after Thursday’s storms rushed through the area.
Dallas Cowboys safety and special teams player C.J. Spillman remains on the team as Grapevine Police look into an allegation he was involved in a sexual assault last month.