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.
A witness to the deadly hit-and-run shares her story.
The profession of sign language interpretation is now considered by Forbes Magazine as one of the top 20 growth careers in the country.
Fort Worth police are searching for three or four serial robbers they say are elusive, brazen and extremely dangerous.
Twenty-five children are taking swim lessons for protection because of a hard-learned lesson one year ago.
Gun owners and gun vendors watched nervously as four separate hastily introduced gun control proposals went up before lawmakers in Congress Monday evening after last weeks deadly shooting in Orlando.
The celebration of Dallas Southern Pride Juneteenth festival carried two side effects of the Orlando mass murder. More security and more people.
The heat is dangerous and first responders are taking it seriously.
Denton County deputies, police and security took an Iraqi man into custody at a Denton courts building after a loud outburst and two run-ins with people previously that had police issuing a warrant for his arrest.
Hundreds of people crowded around a Dallas LGBT resource center Sunday night in a show of solidarity for the victims killed in the mass murder attack at an Orlando gay nightclub.
Hundreds gathered at an LGBT resource center in Oak Lawn to remember the Orlando shooting victims.
Fort Worth Police Department’s Commercial Enforcement Unit is one of the law enforcement agencies in North America taking part in a massive crackdown on truck inspections.
A 911 operator guided a young North Texas mother as she delivered her own baby.