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.
Two attorneys, Chris Hamilton and Lisa Blue, say they will donate a total of $100,000 to fund the operation.
Health experts in Fort Worth say they have seen a drop in the number of obese children and the number of children at risk of being obese.
Chief Joel Fitzgerald says department policy limited what disciplinary actions he could take against officer Martin and he didn’t see firing him as an option.
The video emerged just hours before police announced all charges against the Craigs would be dropped and the officer would not have to appear in front of a grand jury on any charges.
Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo vendors and organizers say they’re confident a good forecast will help lift attendance numbers which so far have lagged slightly behind last year.
The city hopes it is part of a rash of building projects that will lure visitors into town and into the mom and pop shops desperate for new customers.
While the community mourned the death of Detective Jerry Walker someone vandalized their high school band’s trailer.
For decades, Arlington has wrestled with the idea of creating a large public transportation system. But almost all those plans have been derailed.
CBS11 talked to fans from as far away as Canada who said this playoff loss is hard to stomach.
It was a different kind of play on the field at AT&T Stadium on the Saturday before the big NFC divisional playoff game between the Cowboys and the Green Bay Packers.
It seems like every year there is some sort of bad weather for the open of the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo.
Among the scientists, faculty and students roaming the halls at TCU’s College of Science, you’ll find 11 year old Cannan Huey-You. He’s not lost. He’s there studying intergalactic space.