Joe Fry

Assignment Editor/Photographer

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

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

Car dragged after collision with 18-wheeler on South Clack

The driver of a car that collided with an 18-wheeler on South Clack has been transported to an Abilene hospital with serious injuries.

Semi-truck rolls on its side, car drives into trailer

Southbound lanes of Highway 277 were closed for several hours Thursday morning after a semi-truck accident near the old Pride Refinery between Abilene and Hawley.

Sweetwater man, 73, killed in Winters Freeway accident

A 73-year-old man is dead after a one-vehicle accident on the Winters Freeway near the South 14th exit.

Truck spins out, hits pole at Vogel and Pine Street intersection

Authorities responded to a major accident at the intersection of Vogel and Pine streets on Wednesday morning after a truck spun out – after being hit by a car – and hit a pole.

Death investigation

Police probing man's death on Abilene's north side

A 36-year-old Abilene man died late last week after his boss allegedly struck him in the head with a baseball bat after the employee broke into the owner’s house, police said Tuesday.

John Jude Morales

Abilene man, 31, indicted for having sex with girl, 13

A Taylor County grand jury indicted an Abilene man for allegedly repeatedly having sex with a 13-year-old girl.

William Dean King

Abilene man, 21, indicted for alleged sexual assault of child

An Abilene man has been indicted on charges that he had sex with a girl under the age of 14.

Westbound I-20 in Abilene finally reopened about 7 p.m. after truck crash and glue spill

The westbound lane of Interstate 20 was cleared and reopened about 7 p.m. Thursday following an 18-wheeler crash that spilled glue all over the road.

Robbery under investigation at Allsup's convenience store in Abilene

An unidentified black male reportedly stole money from a north Abilene convenience store.

Driver trapped in rollover on Hwy 277 in Abilene

An Abilene man was sent to the hospital Tuesday morning after rolling over his pickup truck on Hwy 277 near I-20.

Plane, small plane crash-good

Pilot, 71, killed in Nolan County plane crash

A 71-year-old pilot of an experimental aircraft was killed Sunday in a crash about seven miles west of Blackwell in Nolan County.

Counterfeit bills

BBB warns of counterfeit money floating around Abilene

The Better Business Bureau is warning Abilene businesses to be on the lookout for fake money.





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