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 union local representing American Airlines mechanics has filed a suit asking a judge to stop intimidation by management in an effort to delay needed repairs on aircraft.
Kaitlynn Curtner is a musically gifted Haslet teen with a collection of guitars and a voice as good as any recording artist.
When Brian Luenser got a letter from a collection company for a parking ticket, he thought surely it was a mistake. He always pays his tickets promptly. “But then I looked a little closer and I saw that it was January 7 of 2003,” he said.
Most people are familiar with Dr. Martin Luther King’s “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop” speech, but many don’t know the speech he delivered the night before his assassination was delivered to striking sanitation workers.
Reports the company will file for bankruptcy in February sent Radio Shack stock prices plummeting Thursday.
They are on the streets walking, flying flags from cars in snarled traffic and waiting in lines for tables at crowded restaurants.
Her cafeteria co-workers and Dagget Elementary School students are used to seeing Mary Sanchez smiling, but this week they understand if she isn’t so happy.
With the potential for winter weather this weekend, before the college national football championship, there are signs the Texas Department of Transportation preparation game plan has changed.
A mild winter has led to a cold, hard fact at many shelters; they lack the supplies they need to keep people warm.
Forest Hills firefighters arrived at the 7100 block of Forest Hills Drive to see flames roaring high in the air from the front of the house there.
All the signs are there of approaching winter weather; plummeting temperatures, cold north wind, people bundled up and businesses selling ways for people to stay warm.
A traffic circle project that should have traffic flowing more smoothly through a busy Intersection in Colleyville temporarily has driver’s heads spinning as they navigate a confusing maze of barricades and signs.