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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Attorney Says R Kelly Groomed Client For Sexual Cult, Knowingly Transmitted STD

The civil attorney for a 20-year old woman says the Dallas Police Department has interviewed his client in the gathering of evidence against R&B singer R Kelly.

04/17/2018

Dallas Police Cracking Down On Street Racing In Oak Cliff

Dallas police added a little extra street safety attention in southwest Oak Cliff. They’re working to slow down drivers and catch potential street racers.

04/12/2018

Affordable Housing Not Easy To Find For Moderate Income Families In North Texas

Leaders have come up with a potential solution through a community development program in South Dallas.

04/11/2018

Dallas County Report Examines The Economics Of Black, White & Brown

“For every dollar a white person earns in Dallas, blacks earn 54 cents,” according to a newly released report about income in Dallas County. “Hispanics earn 58 cents.”

04/11/2018

North Texans Reflect 50 Years After Assassination Of MLK

We get two perspectives on whether or not Dr. Martin Luther King’s call for racial equality is being met.

04/04/2018

‘Why Are We Just Hearing About This?’ Midlothian Families Now Concerned About Water Quality

In November, the drinking water exceeded the maximum contaminate level for chlorite. The level was deemed a health concern, although not an immediate risk.

04/03/2018

Ta Da! Three Booker T. Dancers Accepted Into Julliard

Jada German, Eleni Loving and Luke Qualls have danced their way into the prestigious Julliard School in New York.

03/27/2018

‘Angry And Annoyed’: Notary Involved In Trump/Daniels Drama Speaks Out

The Secretary of State office has asked Erica Jackson to provide a response to the complaint within ten days.

03/26/2018

Big Decision For Dallas ISD School Board On 2 Schools

Two schools are likely to close and students will have to move to other campuses.

03/22/2018

Plan To Remove Oldest Confederate Memorial In Dallas In Limbo

The recommendation sets in motion an expected political battle centered around a 113-year-old monument — The Confederate War Memorial.

03/21/2018

Richardson ISD Unveils Program To Improve Student Achievement

The Richardson Independent School District unveiled an education enhancement program to improve an academic deficit problem it faces.

03/19/2018

Fast-Paced Game Offering Long-Lasting Lessons For Dallas Students

Futsal is giving kids at Stockard Middle School a chance to visit Disney World to represent Dallas.

03/05/2018

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