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

Abbott signs bill to help students who have failed state exams

Gov. Greg Abbott signed a bill that will immediately allow seniors a new route to graduation.

Friends remember Ranger man killed in Waco shootings

Friends of Jacob Rhyne said he had only been in a motorcycle club for a couple years but had been an avid biker most of his life.

Robert Hanna

Abilene's new city manager opens up

Abilene’s City Manager’s first day on the job is in the books.

Zoolute 2015

Abilene Zoo hosts 11th annual Zoolute to Dyess

Abilene Zoo honored military members and their families with a celebration as part of National Armed Forces Day.

Abilene fire department

Abilene Fire Department welcomes 22 new cadets

The Abilene Fire Department received much-needed help as 22 cadets graduated into full service today.

Abilene Kennel Club

Abilene Kennel Club hosts annual dog show

The Abilene Kennel Club Dog Show is taking place this weekend at the Taylor County Expo Center.

Jim Ned Fire Department

Jim Ned FD offers vaccines at annual rabies clinic

Jim Ned Volunteer firefighters hosted a clinic to educate the community about rabies Saturday morning.

March of Dimes

March of Dimes draws hundreds to annual walk

Hundreds of Abilene residents took to Red Bud Park for the annual March of Dimes walk Saturday.

What's next for Eastland ISD after failed bond package?

Eastland ISD administrators are looking for answers after voters rejected a $31 million bond package

Justin Bell

Police capture Abilene man wanted for 2nd kidnapping charge

An Abilene man wanted on a second kidnapping charge is now in Taylor County Jail.

Some Abilenians speak out about Abilene ISD superintendent search

The Abilene community had another opportunity to share thoughts on the Abilene ISD search for a new superintendent.

Kelly Corn

Son of Callahan County judge pleads not guilty in murder charge

The son of the Callahan County Judge charged with murder pleaded not guilty inside an Oklahoma courtroom Tuesday.





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