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.
Changes are coming to the Fort Worth Zoo over the next decade. The zoo has kicked off a campaign called “A Wilder Vision,” in hopes of renovating some of their most popular animal exhibits.
There were two major incidents building to a momentous post season rematch between the Rangers and Blue Jays.
Fort Worth is preparing for what some call the aging tsunami.
According to The Guardian page The Counted, as of Sept. 23 the largest number of people by race killed by police this year are white — 387 people.
Ray Azucena was one of the Fort Worth officers injured. But today he was on the receiving end of well-wishes and support instead of gunfire, a pep and prayer rally for police.
They assembled a room full of experts to look at transcripts and finances. “We have our advisor table over here,” said career advisor Allyson Oudin as she pointed at people sitting at tables around the large room. “We have our career and technical education right next to the advisor tables.
MedStar crews begin each shift checking their medical apparatus and supplies, preparing for every possible medical situation.
Plans about to be unveiled by the Rangers will mean new life for the current stadium.
More than 60 American Mustangs recently trained during an Extreme Mustang Makeover will find new homes this weekend during a mustang competition and auction in Fort Worth.
The flu shot takes a couple of weeks to be effective so it’s best to get it now. And if you’re over 65-years-old there is a new, high dose shot to better protect you.
And the drainage and water pipes under the road are crumbling and outdated too. Starting next week ten streets will be part of a 10-month long overhaul.
There were teachers, office administrators, security instructors and others in the free-to-the-public active shooter course.