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

David Diaz

Santa Anna man arrested for high-speed chase through Coleman

A 38-year-old Santa Anna man is in Coleman County Jail after allegedly leading police on a high-speed chase through the city of Coleman.

Abilene man who allegedly hit 4 vehicles, 2 poles sentenced

A 39-year-old Abilene man pleaded guilty Monday to four counts of aggravated assault in connection with hitting multiple vehicles and two light poles in July of last year.

Garage catches fire on Elm Street in Abilene

A residential garage in south Abilene caught fire early Tuesday morning, appearing to burn everything inside.

Brian Andrew Fogiel

Abilene man indicted for murder of roommate

A 24-year-old Abilene man was indicted Thursday for the murder of his roommate in April.

Jeffrey Forrest

Ex-Abilene church worker indicted for molesting boy

A former Abilene daycare teacher arrested for having sex with children has been indicted.


Abilene robber faces felony after nabbing $15, pack of cigarettes

Abilene police are looking for a man who held up a convenience store near Dyess Air Force Base – and got away with a whopping $15 and a pack of cigarettes.

Kandace Raymond

Ex-Wylie softball president indicted for stealing from league

An Abilene woman accused of stealing tens of thousands of dollars from a girls softball league has been indicted.

Esteban Carmona

Abilene man indicted after confessing to murder

A 26-year-old Abilene man who confessed to shooting and killing another man in March has been indicted.

Ronald Bishop

Snyder man charged in Abilene stabbing case

 A 19-year-old Snyder man is being held in Taylor County Jail in the wake of being booked on a burglary with intent to commit a felony charge.

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.





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