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.
The Fort Worth Planning and Zoning Commission voted in favor of a controversial, multi-million dollar construction project near the stockyards, but because of commission rules will recommend the city council deny the developers permission to build it.
Six-year-old Claire Sullivan’s grandmother was babysitting her at her Arlington apartment when a 20 minute, life-or-death drama began to unfold.
An open carry gun rights group is asking a judge to temporarily suspend enforcement of a law preventing people from handing out flyers to people driving by in busy intersections.
Wichita Falls is looking at spreading a state-approved, environmentally friendly polymar over its largest lake, Arrowhead.
Sundance Square President and CEO Johnny Campbell views their new rule as a guarantee other activities won’t interrupt so-called fountain time.
Workers were busy Wednesday moving and installing a huge, high-tech piece of cancer fighting equipment at the new Center for Proton Therapy.
The World Cup watch party at AT&T Stadium had ideal conditions to create Christmas in July for businesses in the shadow of the stadium. Retail stores and restaurants in Arlington are racking in major profits.
If it flies, crawls, bites, buzzes or stings, chances are it’s thriving after recent rains.
Many homeowners say they have flooded the city with complaints for years about poor drainage in the area but still fear flooding when heavy rain storms hit.
A re-paving project on I-30 is proving to be a traffic hazard for North Texas commuters.
Road construction in Arlington is set to increase. Increasing difficulty for some businesses.
A 3-D printer can model in plastic anything drawn on a computer. With that in mind, three Mansfield High School students decided they’d use a 3-D printer to give someone a hand — literally.