Joe Fry

Assignment Editor/Photographer

POSTED: 1:53 PM Jun 06 2012   UPDATED: 2:26 PM Aug 27 2014

Contact Info

Joe Fry, who currently serves as KTXS assignment editor and photographer, has worked at KTXS for 13 years.

Joe began his career with KTXS in 2001 as a photographer and continues in that role today.

In 2006, Joe and KTXS main anchor Wayne McCormick won the prestigious Edward R. Murrow award for their coverage of the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

Joe has over a dozen Associated Press awards, including individual photography, spot news story, and deadline editing.

He started out as a news intern at KRBC in 1995. He graduated from Hardin-Simmons University with a degree in behavioral science in May of 1996. He became a full time photographer at KRBC in April of 1996 and was promoted to chief photographer at KRBC in 1998.

Joe is also a graduate of the reknowned National Press Photographers Association Shoot and Edit workshop held every year in Oklahoma.

Joe spends his free time with his wife of 20 years, Tiffany, and running their daughter, Maddie, from softball field to soccer field.

Joe's Most Recent Stories

Briana Payne

Baird murder: Abilene woman pleads guilty to aggravated robbery

A 19-year-old Abilene woman allegedly involved in a 2015 Callahan County murder pleaded guilty Friday to aggravated robbery.

Allen Wayne Brubaker

Father of Abilene murder suspect died nearly 12 years ago from hammer beating

The father of a 24-year-old Abilene man now accused of beating another man to death was murdered in Abilene nearly 12 years ago.

Rick Garcia

Abilene man indicted for arson

An Abilene man has been indicted for allegedly burning down a house.

T-Roy Quantrell Griffin

Abilene man indicted for burglary was caught with phone app

An Abilene robbery suspect that police say was caught with the help of an app was indicted for burglary of a habitation Thursday.

Taylor County Expo Center

Texas Farm and Ranch Wildlife Expo begins Tuesday

Tuesday kicks off the 24th year for The Texas Farm and Ranch Wildlife Expo.

Michael Boyd Crowley

Abilene murder trial to be rescheduled

An Abilene murder trial scheduled for Tuesday will be reset.

Decorated World War II Veteran from Abilene Has Died

A decorated World War II veteran who led the platoon that raised the famous flag on Mount Suribachi in Iwo Jima has died.

21-year-old Isaac Maldonado

2 Abilene men indicted for aggravated assault, deadly conduct

A Taylor County grand jury on Thursday indicted two Abilene men for aggravated assault and deadly conduct.

Indicted: Abilene man allegedly sexually assaulted 2 girls

An Abilene man accused of molesting two girls was indicted Thursday.

Indicted: Abilene man accused of moving body of murder victim

An Abilene man accused of moving the body of a murder victim was indicted Thursday.

Phillip and Violet Walter

2 accused of killing Abilene officer to ask for reduction in bond

The two suspects accused of killing an Abilene police officer will be asking for a reduction in their bond Thursday.

Abilene man indicted for sexual assault

An Abilene man was indicted Thursday for allegedly raping a woman at a party in June.

 

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