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.
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.
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.
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In some DISD schools dinner is part of the after school meal program.
Students at more than 110 Dallas elementary schools will receive 16,000 t-shirts.
For decades, the fear of AIDS led to a ban against gay men donating blood. But that could all be changing.
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.