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

Robbery

Police searching for men who robbed Abilene 7-11 clerk

Police are searching for two men who held up a 7-11 convenience store in southwest Abilene earlier this week.

Abilene home destroyed in lightning-caused fire

A lightning strike destroyed a vacant house in the Champions neighborhood Tuesday morning.

Tutt

Police: Abilene woman jailed for stabbing man with screw driver

An Abilene woman is in jail for stabbing a man with a screw driver.

Roy Junior Matthews

Abilene police: Stabbing sends uncle to hospital, nephew to jail

A stabbing on Sunday sent an uncle to the hospital and his nephew to jail.

Police: Abilene woman arrested for stealing bacon

Abilene police arrested an Abilene woman for allegedly stealing bacon from two different stores.

Crime - do not enter

2nd suspect arrested on child sex charges in Jones County

A second suspect is in custody in connection to child sex charges in Jones County.

Abilene man, 40, indicted for murder

An Abilene man accused of running over another man and killing him has been indicted.

Jarid Michael Stidham

Abilene man, 35, indicted for assaulting Taylor County deputies

An Abilene man was indicted Thursday for aggravated assault of a public servant.

Kirkwood fire

Abilene house 'total loss' after early morning fire

Fire officials are investigating the cause of an early morning house fire at North 11th and Kirkwood streets in Abilene.

Abilene Regional Ai

Plane makes emergency landing at Abilene Regional Airport

The jet was headed from Dallas to Mexico when the pilot made an emergency landing out of precaution after reporting some kind of mechanical problems.   

Cody Critchfield

Man found passed out in Abilene after inhaling 32 cans of solvent

A man accused of inhaling 32 cans of air duster solvent and then passing out on the side of a Walmart is in Taylor County Jail.

Christopher Quinones

Abilene man indicted for throwing 1-year-old child to ground

An Abilene man accused of throwing an infant to the ground then choking it's mother back in November is indicted.

 

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