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


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.


‘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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Dallas ISD Students Discuss School Safety And Guns

 Teenagers made sure their voices were heard today at a Dallas Independent School District forum on guns and school safety.


Nearly 2 Dozen Homes Flooded Near Rockwall Lake

The overflow from the lake has inundated sections of the Lake Estates Neighborhood.


Flower Mound Marcus HS Student Arrested For Bringing Gun To School

A Flower Mound Marcus High School student was arrested Thursday after he was caught with a handgun. 


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Throughout the nation, people chimed in on social media sites, emailed friends and debated with co-workers about the blitz of million dollar TV ads that have become as eye catching as the game for some.


National Gay Rights Group Says Amazon Should Avoid DFW For Next Headquarters

Those connected to Dallas’ business and gay community say Dallas is not anti-gay.