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

Rollie Lopez

Brownwood man, 34, indicted for stabbing another man

A Brownwood man arrested for stabbing another man has been indicted.

2 Abilene men indicted for drive-by shooting

Two men arrested in connection to an April drive-by shooting have been indicted.

Christian Campos

Grand jury indicts Abilene man who fired gun over parking dispute

A Taylor County grand jury has indicted an Abilene man who was arrested in April after he allegedly fired shots and was involved in a high-speed chase.

Abilene man, 37, indicted for aggravated robbery

A Taylor County grand jury has indicted a 37-year-old Abilene man on robbery charges.

Christopher Browning

Ex-Abilene ISD cafeteria worker faces child porn possession charge

A 22-year-old Abilene man – who served as a lunchroom attendant at Johnston Elementary – faces prosecution for possession of child pornography.

Shamus Lasater

Bond reduced for Abilene drive-by shooting suspect

An Abilene man accused of being involved in a drive-by shooting has had his bond reduced.

Abilene man on run for murder now in jail

A 19-year-old Abilene man is now in jail on a first-degree murder charge after having evaded law enforcement since January.


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.


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.





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