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.
Follow CBSDFW.COM: Facebook | Twitter FORT WORTH (CBS 11 NEWS) – Wednesday night people who live near the field where a body was dumped and set on fire talked openly about how they’ve been complaining about the […]
An east Fort Worth neighborhood is on edge tonight after a gruesome discovery nearby. Police found a burning body in a field off of Cravens Road late Monday night.
Fort Worth police officers, city staff and elected officials stood behind Joel Fitzgerald applauding and cheering as he talked publicly for the first time at a press conference outside city hall on Monday.
Burleson public works employees thought they were picking up trash in the middle of the road, until they saw what was inside.
Fort Worth has pulled together nearly $900,000 dollars to rebuild neighborhood parks and spark interest in some older neighborhoods.
North Texas ticket vendors and businesses are finding out if Tony Romo’s broken collarbone is breaking the spirit of Dallas Cowboys fans.
Railroad officials say the intersection at 5th and Walnut has had several failures in the past and requires frequent inspections.
The Tarrant Regional Water District is returning more than $4 million dollars to water providers who paid up front for water production that wasn’t needed due to recent rains and falling demand.
Fort Worth is sending out a request to developers to submit ideas about building a 1,000 room hotel next to it’s convention center in the south end of downtown.
A frustrated DART rider posted video on Twitter of a freight train passing near the Garland DART station downtown with the rail road crossing arms pointed toward the sky and not blocking the road intersection.
The City of Arlington is ramping up the largest street improvement program in its history and Tuesday night people who drive in the city were also being warned that they’ll need patience behind the wheel.
Texas Christian University police are warning students to be on the lookout for a man who is impersonating an Uber driver around the campus.