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.
In the past few years first responders treated injuries in more than two dozen crashes at the corner of Henderson and Weatherford. Sometimes one right after another.
MedStar has ambulances stationed on both ends of a stretch of Lancaster Avenue in east Fort Worth lined with numerous homeless shelters and service providers.
Many people have heard about plant species taking over a lake — they just haven’t heard about it in Texas.
The officer who was shot five times pursuing a fugitive in March and the officer who helped save him talked about the fateful day Friday at the Bob Bolen Public Safety Complex in Fort Worth.
Feedback from Keller’s kids helped shape how cafeterias operate in Sodexo’s 500 school districts nationwide.
The City of Denton targeted the yards of 22 homes to spray where mosquitoes could breed after a resident returned from Puerto Rico with the Zika virus.
Wet weather and a delay in receiving construction supplies put construction of Peach Elementary School on Baird Farm Road in Arlington behind schedule.
The road is scheduled to open Tuesday from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. for the morning commute and 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the afternoon.
A major new construction project building connections between State Highways 121, 360 and 114 gets underway Monday.
A dozen schools in Fort Worth will have upgraded school zone safety signs to start the new school year in a program that could quickly grow to impact a large number of the 200,000 students in the city.
Trace Ridge Parkway next to Lone Star Elementary School in north Fort Worth has undergone a dramatic facelift since parents last picked up their children from school several months ago.
There was one spot that was especially punishing as the midday sun beat down blazed.