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).
Discussion went to the dogs Wednesday at Dallas City Hall — literally. An ordinance approving $946,000 for improvements at a city dog park set off a debate on whether that kind of investment is appropriate in tough time.
The Weatherford-Parker County Animal Shelter is celebrating a major milestone: passing the 90-percent mark in live releases for a calendar month.
With the coldest cold North Texans have experienced in three years, Monday’s freezing weather was especially hard on youngsters who wanted to be outside.
With time running out for wrapping Christmas gifts, many North Texans are finding lots of packages from the United Parcel Service (UPS) may not arrive on time.
Earthquakes have hit the northwest part of the metroplex for the eighteenth time since November 20 — 11 of those quakes have been near Azle. The continued shaking has some thinking about getting earthquake insurance.
As the clock ticks down toward Christmas, thousands of North Texas shoppers are concerned items being delivered via United Parcel Service (UPS) may not make it in time.
Millions are expected to head to the post office today to mail out their Christmas gifts and cards, making this the busiest day of the year for the USPS.
A south Oak Cliff mother is struggling to understand why her husband shot and killed her son in front of her, then committed suicide himself.
A new activist group made up of critics of Dallas Police shootings wants changes in DPD’s shooting policies involving civilians.
The long and winding road of gas drilling in Dallas has reached its end. The city council voted on a new ordinance on gas drilling Wednesday.
With much of the ice thawed from last weekend’s storm many homeowners in North Texas are turning to cleaning up their storm-damaged property.
There are not many drivers on North Texas roads Friday morning, but the few people who must get out of their homes should avoid Main Street in downtown Dallas.