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.
Most students spend the first day of school finding their locker or their home room. But Tristin Thomas spent his first day of 8th grade at home, logging into his virtual classroom.
Dr. Kent Brantly took the stage in Atlanta for a press conference as an Ebola survivor thankful to the staff of the hospital and relief agencies who came to his aid.
A cleaning crew at the building once occupied by a mortuary where eight decaying and mummified bodies were found said they found ashes they believe are the cremated remains of a person.
“This is nothing more than banana republic politics,” said Tony Buzbee, the lead attorney of the five lawyers Gov. Perry hired.
Volunteers are building comfortable reading spaces; encouraging students to step away from Facebook toward a thirst for knowledge found in books.
A North Texas woman says she understands first-hand what Robin Williams may have suffered through during bouts of depression.
Suspects have been taking down flags from outside of homes and burning them. The crimes continue to outrage homeowners in Weatherford. Now the hunt is on for the vandals responsible.
From Chuck E. Cheese characters seen in restaurants nationwide to the ‘Mavs Man’ and the Mavericks Champ, Cowan Costumes, Inc. characters are seen everywhere.
If you were online before Noon today ordering something on Amazon.com odds are you became a part of history. Wednesday was the first day the website unveiled their new same-day delivery option.
It’s a startling sight for visitors to Fort Worth’s Trinity Park. The Trinity River is all but gone.
As the 75th anniversary of the classic movie “Gone with the Wind” approaches, the movie’s fans are flocking to Cleburne from all over the country for a unique GWTW experience at The Gone With The Wind Remembered Museum.
The joy of the birth of Susan Torres’ son Daniel was overshadowed by news from doctors that he was born with only a brain stem and a small fraction of his brain.