Joel is an Emmy Award winning journalist with more than 15 years of television experience. He earned his bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism with a minor in political science. He enjoyed writing at an early age, and by junior high school decided to steer his future toward journalism. Joel wrote and shot photos for his hometown newspaper while in high school and focused his energy on broadcasting during his college years.
Over the years, Joel has worked in Bryan/College Station, Austin, New Orleans and Atlanta. During that time he’s covered a wide range of events, including the Branch Davidian stand-off, the Oklahoma City bombing, and President Clinton’s impeachment. His work has received numerous awards including more than a dozen from the Associated Press, a Texas Headliner’s Award, an Edward R. Murrow Award and an Emmy Award.
Ebola patient is being cared for in the city with the second largest population of African immigrants
One day after the Center For Disease Control confirmed Nina Pham, 26, has Ebola, her father told CBS 11 News she’s “in fine spirits.”
Nursing student Magen Isaacs’ University of Texas at Arlington living quarters are much smaller than where she lived just a week ago.
Letter by letter, an associate pastor spelled out a message on the marquee in front of Grace Tabernacle Church in south Fort Worth Thursday.
The CDC and homeland security will enhance health screenings for international passengers at 5 airports: New York’s JFK, Newark, Washington Dulles, Chicago O’Hare and Atlanta Hartsfield.
In a day where travelers are already slowed by long lines at security checkpoint, some think a health checkpoint would be another unnecessary delay.
It was an emotional reunion between a disabled man, who had been dragged from his burning home, and the three three River Oaks police officers who saved his life. All of the men came together for the 2nd time at Harris Methodist Hospital.
The Texas Board of Education is in the process of deciding what your child could be learning in school next year and a battle is brewing over some of those textbooks in the state capitol.
A store clerk says missing preteen’s mother was frantically searching for her Friday night.
Nearly a dozen clay shooting clubs have popped up in North Texas school districts such as Southlake/Carroll, Flower Mound and Argyle.
Marcie Gibson is completely paralyzed by ALS and lies in her wheelchair, with a specialized computer in front of her. She wants the ALS Association to spend the more than $100 million recently raised solely on research.
The Fort Worth City Council is taking a closer look at Police Chief Jeffrey Halstead, who has served in that role since December 2008.