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 Richardson Independent School District unveiled an education enhancement program to improve an academic deficit problem it faces.
Futsal is giving kids at Stockard Middle School a chance to visit Disney World to represent Dallas.
Teenagers made sure their voices were heard today at a Dallas Independent School District forum on guns and school safety.
The overflow from the lake has inundated sections of the Lake Estates Neighborhood.
A Flower Mound Marcus High School student was arrested Thursday after he was caught with a handgun.
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.
Those connected to Dallas’ business and gay community say Dallas is not anti-gay.
The CEO of ASI Gymnastics believes the sex crimes committed by Larry Nassar are emblematic of a wider problem.
Carr Elementary, Edison Middle, Ray Elementary and Titche Elementary all carry four consecutive year distinctions of poor performance based on state standards.
Jesuit Prep closed Tuesday and Wednesday. The campus reported 100 students absent from school Monday.
The eight women claim SMU violated Title IX rules, requiring equal treatment for men and women in college athletic programs based on the school’s investment in coaching, training and medical oversight.
Republicans vying for outgoing County Commissioner Mike Cantrell’s seat are embroiled in accusations of illegal money offers.
Cedar Hill ISD didn’t want a repeat of what happened on Tuesday, so on Wednesday they delayed the start of school a couple of hours.
The Dallas MLK Parade is part of three-day series of faith based and community activism events.
Parkland Health & Hospital System is urging Dallas residents to come in no matter if they have money or coverage.
Protestors are calling for Governor Greg Abbott to removed as Grand Marshal of the MLK Parade in Arlington next week.
The controversy is about the Honorary Grand Marshal, Governor Greg Abbott.
The program that provides school safety guards who escort children across busy streets is not a local school district service.
An estimated 180,000 to 190,000 travelers daily will come through DFW over the next week. The busiest day of the travel period happens on January 2, according to airport officials.
Carolyn and Lauren Vinita are reluctant to return to their house. “I won’t go back until the blood is cleaned up,” Carolyn said while sitting next to her adult daughter inside a relatives residence.
Baylor’s Garland Medical Center will cease hospital operations in February.
Once you walk into Argyle High, a school staffer must provide clearance for all visitors, while sitting behind a sliding security glass. The added layer of campus access is part of a school district security plan that also includes loaded handguns.
Witness after witness said during Ken Johnson’s trial they saw the former Farmers Branch police officer shoot his gun at a car with two teenagers inside.
A 26-year-old Uber driver says prosecutor Jody Warner hit him, verbally belittled him, and threatened him during the ride he was providing to her.
Recent published news reports confirmed there have been at least two more sex assaults of tourists at the same resort after Love’s 2010 attack.
Now, eight Dallas area school districts must figure out what to do without the bus agency known as Dallas County Schools.
Denton County voters will now have their individual ballot printed and the votes cast on paper.
Concentrated poverty and segregation are at crisis levels in Dallas. “That’s why we need to educate our political leaders,” that’s what Mike Koprowski believes.
A concrete connection bridging bike riders, dog walkers, public transit commuters, exercisers and Dallas shoppers… high above busy Mockingbird Lane.
There is a plan for street name changes, and what to do with this memorial, but that plan didn’t stop Dallas citizens from offering their pointed views to the Mayor and Council.
There’s a different kind of parent involvement happening inside Julius Dorsey Elementary School in southeast Dallas. The moms and dads are the students in one classroom.
A criminal justice teacher was using the video as a learning opportunity for students, but did not fully consider the sensitivity of the issue, knowing one or more students in the video attend McKinney High School.
Companies such as FedEx, UPS, Amazon and DART partnered with Workforce Solutions and put a combined 4,000 local jobs on the table.
Virtually every campus in Dallas ISD enrolls children living in shelters, hotels or on the streets.
The Dallas agency Senior Source initiated its “Beat the Heat” campaign by raising money to finance the purchase of air conditioning units for seniors with limited income.
Thirteen percent of DISD’s expected enrollment attends area public charter schools.
Oak Cliff’s top business promoter has a new venture aimed at tackling the district’s largest economic challenge.
Mariana Benton returned to Piedmont Global Academy School Tuesday with her left arm in a black sling.
The future for Dallas county’s longest serving elected official is now in hands of the jury.
Dallas City Manager T.C. Broadnax wants residents to know there won’t be a repeat of this weekend’s siren debacle.