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

Lavander Muskin

Mississippi man, 28, arrested for sexual assault of Abilene woman

A Mississippi man is in jail for allegedly holding a gun to a woman's head and sexually assaulting her in Abilene.

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Abilene convenience store clerk robbed at gunpoint

A man is facing up to life in prison for robbing a convenience store clerk of cash and a carton of cigarettes.

Early morning accident sends one to Abilene hospital

An accident at the intersection of Loop 322 and Interstate 20 early Tuesday sent one man to an Abilene hospital.

Cody Adam Alvarez

Abilene man indicted for Ballinger Street murder

A Taylor County grand jury indicted a 32-year-old man Thursday for the murder of an Abilene woman.

Traymon Peoples

Abilene man indicted for murder in May stabbing death

A 23-year-old man was indicted Thursday for first-degree murder in connection with the stabbing death of a 71-year-old Abilene man.

Justin Bell

Grand Jury: Abilene man indicted for kidnapping girlfriend

A 35-year-old Abilene man accused of a second kidnapping in two years was indicted Thursday.

Abilene man who allegedly hit 4 vehicles, 2 poles sentenced

A 39-year-old Abilene man pleaded guilty Monday to four counts of aggravated assault in connection with hitting multiple vehicles and two light poles in July of last year.

David Diaz

Santa Anna man arrested for high-speed chase through Coleman

A 38-year-old Santa Anna man is in Coleman County Jail after allegedly leading police on a high-speed chase through the city of Coleman.

Garage catches fire on Elm Street in Abilene

A residential garage in south Abilene caught fire early Tuesday morning, appearing to burn everything inside.

Brian Andrew Fogiel

Abilene man indicted for murder of roommate

A 24-year-old Abilene man was indicted Thursday for the murder of his roommate in April.

Jeffrey Forrest

Ex-Abilene church worker indicted for molesting boy

A former Abilene daycare teacher arrested for having sex with children has been indicted.


Abilene robber faces felony after nabbing $15, pack of cigarettes

Abilene police are looking for a man who held up a convenience store near Dyess Air Force Base – and got away with a whopping $15 and a pack of cigarettes.





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