Steve Pickett

Steve Pickett

Steve is an Emmy Award winning journalist. He has been recognized nationally for his coverage of Public Education and his reports from New Orleans following Hurricane Katrina garnered the “Best News Story” Katie Award from the Press Club of Dallas.

Steve was the only broadcast journalist embedded with the 56th Brigade of the Texas National Guard during Operation Iraqi Freedom.   He also traveled with a group of Dallas physicians to Haiti in early 2010 to report on the aftermath of the devastating earthquake there.

He may be most noted for his coverage of the Dallas Independent School District. His daily reports provide solid information regarding the academic and educational landscape of North Texas.

Steve’s career path includes work in Portland, Fresno, Oklahoma City and Wichita Falls. As a general assignment reporter, Steve has taken more in-depth looks into issues such as child neglect, race relations, domestic abuse and crime.

Steve has also received professional recognition from The National Association of Black Journalists, The Institute for Educational Inquiry, The Poynter Institute, and The University of Oklahoma Black Alumni Society.

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DISD May Submit $1.6B Bond Proposal To Voters

For the second time in seven years, the Dallas School District is considering placing a capital improvement plan before voters. The proposed cost: $1.6 Billion.

08/20/2015

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More And More People Moving To Downtown Dallas

When Erika Williamson originally moved to Downtown Dallas in the late ’90s, she was a trailblazer.

08/13/2015

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CVS Near Dallas School Wants To Sell Alcohol

Beer and wine ban has people shaking their heads.

08/12/2015

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Both Man & Beast Looking For Ways To Stay Cool

The first thing you’re told when the temperatures become oppressive is to stay indoors, but for some a cool treat in the warm sunshine is hard to resist. Both man and beast are searching high and low for heat relief.

CBSDFW.COM–08/10/2015

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DISD Working On Remake For Lowest Performers

Dallas ISD calls the plan ACE, Accelerating Campus Excellence. Seven schools will become ACE campuses.

08/06/2015

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DLINK Popular With Tourists, Costly For Taxpayers

If you’re visiting Downtown Dallas, a daily 12-hour rotation of buses will “link” you to those locations, free of charge, six days a week.

08/05/2015

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Paxton Will Plead “Not Guilty”

According to released indictments, in July of 2011, Paxton purposely did not disclose required information to two buyers of Servergy, Inc stock.

08/03/2015

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Changes To Come For S. Garland High School’s Crest

South Garland High School wears its southern history proudly. But this school year brings a change.

07/30/2015

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Thieves Target Iraq Veteran’s Home Three Times

He survived attacks in Iraq, but a Forney Army vet keeps facing attack from thieves.

07/29/2015

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Adult Expo Coming To Dallas, Women’s Group Upset About Location

Next weekend, sex and adult entertainment will take center stage at the Dallas Convention Center.

07/28/2015

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Woman Charged With Killing Her Newborn Allegedly Left Her In Toilet

Luz Granados Reyes worked her regular shift as a room attendant for the Hotel-Intercontinental in Addison last Saturday night.

07/22/2015

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Governor Abbott To Order National Guard To Carry Guns On Base

Texas Governor Greg Abbott wants guns in the hands of military personnel at military facilities statewide

07/18/2015

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