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.
North Texas first responders get a first look at the next generation of high tech drones.
A hiker found the tracks and paleontologists are pretty excited about them.
Friends of Zona Caliente Sports Bar manager Cesar Perez describe him as more like family than coworker, a caring father of four (ages 18, 17, 12 and 10) and as having an unflappably laid back and good-natured attitude.
Martin High School’s head football coach Bob Wager was with Myles Garrett when he was drafted Thursday night.
One Fort Worth family has waited nearly two decades for this day, now they’re only an hour away from the justice they’ve wanted for the murder of a college cheerleader.
A battle at the ballot box about how Arlington’s fire department is controlled has ignited passionate debate.
They’re cute. They’re cuddly. They’re among the country’s most elite anti-terrorism tools. Arlington’s K9 units have a skill to keep crowds safe which few others in the U.S. have.
Rowlett taxpayers are paying for a towering mistake after a radio tower was accidentally built on someone’s private property.
Matthew Bonestele said the spare battery in his pocket exploded and burned him.
Oncor is seeking to raise its electric rates to increase its revenue by 7½ percent.
A morning walk to school ended with a 15-year old boy fighting for his life in the hospital.
More than 500 motorcycles, officers from more than a dozen law enforcement agencies and firefighters from three dozen agencies rode alongside the Medal of Honor recipients. Well wishers cheered them along from the roadside.