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.
Monday, boaters waited in line to launch their water crafts to hit the lake for the first big holiday weekend since the Lynn Creek Marina reopened.
The Colonial crowd doesn’t let rain put a damper on fashion.
Photos showed spray painted profanity, vulgar pictures and the words ‘whites only’ sprayed over a drinking fountain at Martin High School.
More and more Flower Mound residents are contacting Environmental Services lately with concerns about rats and mice scurrying around their homes.
Jody and Neil Waddell answered their sons’ challenge when the parents were pushing them to go to college.
A woman was arrested and charged with DWI after hitting a 10-year-old boy with her car Saturday.
For years a North Texas man has done his part to help military veterans. Now, he and his family need help of their own.
Large pumps hummed outside of the XTO building on the east end of The Stockyards Thursday as they pumped air through giant tubes into the historic building in an effort to dry out parts of the building damaged by water overnight.
The Fort Worth head of the SCLC is asking a state agency to look into how the Fort Worth school district conducted a public meeting to hear reaction to controversial district policies regarding the treatment of transgender students.
Johnny Manziel made his first court appearance in Dallas on Thursday morning after his indictment in a domestic violence case. The former Browns quarterback learned the details of his release.
Traffic has started moving again along southbound Interstate-35W in Fort Worth after being shut down Wednesday morning. A crash involving an 18-wheeler turned the highway into a parking lot for nearly four straight hours.
Discussions continue in Fort Worth on Wednesday about a proposed high-speed rail that would connect the Metroplex with Houston. The trip between Cowtown and H-Town would last only about 90 minutes.