Joe Fry

Assignment Editor/Photographer

POSTED: 1:53 PM Jun 06 2012   UPDATED: 2:26 PM Aug 27 2014

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

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.

Roby shooting sends 1 to hospital, 2 arrested on assault charges

A shooting in Roby late Tuesday sent a man to the hospital and resulted in two arrests for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Shane Sampson

Abilene man, 35, indicted after allegedly blowing up house

An Abilene man accused of blowing up a house while high on narcotics has been indicted.

Andrew Reynolds

Abilene man, 42, indicted for punching two police officers

 A Taylor County grand jury on Thursday indicted an Abilene man for punching two police officers.

Jacob Cole Mendez

Nolan County's Most Wanted captured

A 24-year-old Sweetwater man is in the Nolan County Jail after being caught by authorities Wednesday.

Roby gym

Roby ISD closer to finding out what made visitors sick

The Roby ISD is a step closer to finding out what made people sick at a recent Roby-Trent basketball game in the school gym.

Martin Talavera

Abilene man, 27, on run for 2008 murder now in Taylor County Jail

An Abilene man on the run from a 2008 murder charge is in Taylor County Jail.

Early morning South 27th Street accident sends man to hospital

An Abilene man escaped serious injury after rolling his suburban on South 27th Street early Friday morning.

Car dragged after collision with 18-wheeler on South Clack

The driver of a car that collided with an 18-wheeler on South Clack has been transported to an Abilene hospital with serious injuries.

Semi-truck rolls on its side, car drives into trailer

Southbound lanes of Highway 277 were closed for several hours Thursday morning after a semi-truck accident near the old Pride Refinery between Abilene and Hawley.

Sweetwater man, 73, killed in Winters Freeway accident

A 73-year-old man is dead after a one-vehicle accident on the Winters Freeway near the South 14th exit.





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