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.
As temperatures fall, demand at the Arlington Life Shelter rises. The shelter is quickly running out of resources to meet demand. As it stands, the shelter is exceeding its capacity of 85 people.
In one of the buildings of an old, renovated elementary school, a new service called IDEA Works opened its doors. Its business is helping other people grow their businesses.
People in Wise and Montague Counties fell asleep to piles of sleet and snow accumulations over yards, sidewalks and roadways.
While most football fans were thinking the Super Bowl will feature two teams playing at their highest level, many made another connection between Seattle and Denver.
The Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth prepared the Fort Worth Convention Center to receive up to 15,000 people, all attending the ordination of its new bishop, Michael Olson.
Anytime a bond package has been passed to help fix Fort Worth’s roads two percent of the money has been set aside for art projects. But in its next bond package the city says it needs more of that money for roads.
The University of Texas Arlington Research Institute, or UTARI, is part of a state-wide push to cash in on the future of drones. They’re researching ways unmanned vehicles can function safely in the air, on the ground — even in the water.
Next week, the Catholic Diocese of Fort Worth will ordain a new leader. Michael Olson will be the first Fort Worth priest to become a bishop. He calls himself a ‘man of hope’ and said he wants to share his hope with North Texas.
New York prosecutors say an identity theft ring stole credit and debit card numbers at gas stations in North Texas, Georgia, and the Carolinas. The crimes were part of an identity theft and money laundering operation that spanned the U.S.
Behind closed doors in stalls around its campus, Texas Christian University has a tissue issue.
Arlington’s municipal airport stays busy. There are 22 businesses there and corporate and cargo traffic is on the rise according to airport management.
Parents in Burleson received a startling wake-up call this morning from their school district: be on the look out for a possible child predator.