Steve Pickett

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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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Video Prompts Suspension Of Two College Police Officers

Some might call it shocking behavior from campus police – caught on camera.

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Germanwings Crash Raises Questions About Pilot Requirements

The intentional crash of a Germanwings airplane, that killed everyone on-board, is raising a lot of questions about cockpit procedures and pilot regulations.

03/26/2015

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Possible Reprimand For Teacher Who Showed Students Nude Photo

A Dallas ISD middle school teacher, who showed her entire class a nude photo of herself, may be reprimanded for improper use of district technology.

03/25/2015

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Dallas School Pitches In To Give Mother, Five Kids New Home

A Dallas school comes together to help a family after a fire took their home.

03/18/2015

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Skyline Mock Trial Team Headed To Nationals

Winning isn’t new for mock trial team.

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Police Body Cam Video Shows Deadly DPD Officer Involved Shooting

Newly released body camera video shows Dallas police shooting and killing a man outside his home.

03/16/2015

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Protest Planned At Dallas Home Of Former OU Fraternity Member

The group, Next Generation Action Network, has decided to use the home of Parker Rice as the location for a public demonstration against racism.

03/11/2015

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18-Wheeler No Longer Dangling; Awaiting Removal

Nearly 24 hours after the driver of a big rig lost control on an icy interstate, the 18-wheeler’s cab is no longer hanging off a bridge near I-45 and Stuart Simpson Road.

02/24/2015

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Downtown Dallas Commuters Deal With Delayed Buses, Trains

Plenty of people had to sidestep the weather warnings and find a way to get to stores and shops and hospitals and any other job.

02/23/2015

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Teachers Criticized For Not Breaking Up School Fights

DISD calls the video evidence of adult apathy and district leaders say they are investigating.

02/19/2015

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Moms Of Dallas School Kids React To Miles, Trustees Drama

The Dallas School Board of Trustees lit into Superintendent Mike Miles at their board meeting Monday night over recent controversies. Some East Dallas parents weighed in Tuesday.

02/17/2015

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DISD Gets Report On Nutall-Miles Incident

DISD received the report by attorney Paul Coggins Thursday. The report looked into the incident last year when DISD police forcibly removed trustee Bernadette Nutall from a school at the request of Superintendent Mike Miles.

02/12/2015

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