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.
Pantego police have started a public awareness campaign to prevent child heat deaths in cars by using signs in businesses to ask parents where their kids are.
Wednesday, at 4:00 a.m., the young woman woke up to find a man near her bed with his cellphone light on.
Although Pokemon Go players are having fun at different locations, there are some places that players are asked to stay away from.
Police in Ellis County were fired upon late Tuesday morning after they responded to a report of a drive-by shooting in Ennis.
A catalog from military contractor Northrop Grumman highlights the features of the bomb robot used by the Dallas Police Department.
Phoebe Smith was born on the Fourth of July as her parents tried to get to the hospital.
A federal investigator says former Fort Worth ISD drama teacher and church youth minister Matthew Keller told him he met a Michigan boy about two years ago on a website.
Zachary Holifield, 17, is expected in court Wednesday.
First aid stations are positioned along the river banks with MedStar personnel visible on four-wheelers with gurneys on the back.
Lab technicians are testing Trinity River water to see if visitors to weekend events in Fort Worth can dunk their heads in the water to cool off.
Veterans worry they’ll lose the only caregivers who understand their needs.
It was a long, unexpected night for Carleton and Western Avenues and the homes built half a century ago on an old creek bed in Arlington Heights.