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.
A group of Highland Park students believes books shouldn’t be censored in their community and have started a petition drive to ban the practice of banning books.
Perhaps the biggest impact of the mid-term elections in Dallas County is in the district attorney’s office.
DISD trustee Bernadette Nutall has filed a criminal complaint against superintendent Mike Miles, believing that he violated law by having her forcibly removed from a campus.
A conflict between Dallas Independent School District Superintendent Mike Miles and a school board member has created controversy for DISD.
“While it is a crisis, we should not panic and begin to do irrational things in reaction,” Jesse Jackson said about the Dallas’ Ebola case.
Considered Dallas’ Ellis Island for the last 20 years, the Vickery Meadows neighborhood of Northeast Dallas is home to refugees from Africa and other parts of the world.
Highland Park students completing work on their summer reading assignment were well aware of the discussion of which books high-schoolers in the district could read.
After a heated Dallas Council meeting just about 24 hours ago, Dallas City Councilman Dwaine Caraway is withdrawing his plan to change the name of Lancaster Road to Nelson Mandela Boulevard.
Hundreds of Dallas ISD graduates have diplomas, but the Texas Education Agency is now reviewing an investigation that questions the validity of those diplomas.
No computers, no tablets, and no electronics of any kind for students attending a one-room schoolhouse in far North Dallas.
Thousands of students across North Texas are heading back to school on Monday, and many are starting their first year in the Dallas ISD.
A 14-year-old boy set up a home in a 24-hour Wal-Mart store for a couple of days in July.