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.
The story of Jason Watts and his two boys is the story of a crowded Lake Arlington Friday.
A Fort Worth’s YMCA aquatics specialist shared some advice for anyone who will be near a pool this holiday season.
The UT system will require a marriage certificate and application for anyone wanting to extend their coverage to their spouse.
The inner tubes are piled high, river levels are back to normal and the stage is set for a return to business as usual this fourth after two months of flooding.
Couple excited but realizes there are still challenges ahead for same-sex couples.
Sharon Nelson and Debbie Clark had tears of joy in their eyes as they walked out of the Tarrant County Clerk’s office with a marriage license.
A 6-year-old boy has been taken to the hospital after a near drowning at a Fort Worth YMCA.
With Lake Worth levels at flood stage, there’s nowhere for the water to go except over the banks or over the spillway. Friday it was doing both.
People here, where seven were shot and killed 16 years ago, know the suffering the victims and their families in Charleston are going through right now.
Only a handful of camping spaces are open in Grand Prairie’s Joe Pool Lake parks with most amenities closed meaning a loss of hundreds of thousands of tourist visits.
The victim says the teen and another suspect demanded her car and cash. She says they also took her purse and cell phone.
Grand Prairie passed laws several years ago not allowing new homes to be built in the flood plain, but an apartment complex and some mobile homes were built before that.