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.
An overnight deadly shooting after an apparent home invasion attempt has some Rhome families like the Thornhills worried for their safety.
Volunteers are Santa’s Elves and give Christmas gifts at Arlington Life Shelter.
During the holidays three Fort Worth families are thoughts are on a 40 year old, unsolved mystery.
Ticket vendors say playoff tickets are suddenly the hot Christmas gift since Sunday’s win.
Tarrant County commissioners dubbed Tuesday “Dr. Kent Brantly Day” in honor of the medical missionary who contracted the Ebola virus last summer.
School bus driver Heather Bowen said she had no reason to fear for the safety of the high school-aged students on her Northwest ISD bus Wednesday. But that vehicle was minutes from being engulfed in flames.
A former military man, Joe Woolum, 80, kept a morning routine at his Keller assisted care residence
Cleburne firefighters say a paralyzed, retired Marine accidentally set himself on fire with a cigarette and died in the blaze despite his elderly mother’s best attempts to save him.
Fort Worth is about to dive into the problem of how to deal of a handful of eyesore pools.
Most businesses wait for Black Friday. But for the Swiss Pastry Shop in Fort Worth, the day before Thanksgiving could be called Black Pieday.
The lengths that two suspected child predators in Hurst would go to are hard for adults to fathom. Which is why when it comes to talking with their kids about predators it’s hard for some parents to know what to say.
Angel Yanez knows the misery of driving on the construction riddled I-35W corridor north of Fort Worth.