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 group, Next Generation Action Network, has decided to use the home of Parker Rice as the location for a public demonstration against racism.
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.
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.
DISD calls the video evidence of adult apathy and district leaders say they are investigating.
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.
He’s one of the longest-serving prisoners to sit on Texas’ death row. Lester Bower spoke exclusively with CBS 11 News about a recent Supreme Court decision to once again put his execution on hold.
How Dallas ISD educators and counselors helped students face Ebola.
Another misstep the Dallas School District can’t afford.
From the piano, to the drums, to the guitar, an educator is raising the music bar in North Texas.
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.