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

Former Wylie softball president pleads guilty to theft from league

Kandace Raymond, 51, pleaded guilty Friday to stealing $45,000 dollars from the Wylie Girls Fast Pitch Softball League.

Man leads Coleman police to drug stash at motel, is arrested

What started as a call for a fake identification card ended with a methamphetamine bust after a Dallas man admitted to having drugs and then led officers to find them Monday in Coleman.

Coleman County traffic stop nets 200+ grams of meth, man arrested

A traffic stop in Coleman County led to the discovery of more than 200 grams of methamphetamine, authorities say.

Accident damages Albany doughnut shop

An overnight accident in Albany damaged a local doughnut shop.

Jeremy Bryan

Abilene man indicted for stealing property

A Taylor County grand jury has indicted an Abilene man for allegedly stealing a trailer and ATV from Abilene.

Tanker truck hauling milk overturns near Tye, driver injured

The driver of an eighteen wheeler was sent to the hospital following a crash where his tanker truck ended up on its side.

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.





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