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

2nd Accident pic

Update: Child hit at South 27th & Barrow streets in Abilene

A 12-year-old child was transported to an Abilene hospital Friday morning after being hit by a pickup at the intersection of South 27th and Barrow streets.

John Louis Atkins

Man, 53, indicted for murder of Abilene woman

A Taylor County grand jury on Thursday returned a murder indictment against 53-year-old Abilene man.

Water leak causes late Moran ISD school start

School officials say a water leak in the city of Moran is the reason for a late start Tuesday. 

Noe Lopez Trevino

Abilene man, 23, indicted for March murder near night club

An Abilene man sitting in the Taylor County Jail for murder was indicted Thursday.

Abilene man, 47, indicted for having child porn on his phone

An Abilene man who police say had child porn on his phone was indicted Thursday.

Linda Selnekovic

Police: Early woman, 57, caught with six pounds of pot

A 57-year-old Early woman was arrested during a traffic stop over the weekend after authorities received a tip she would be bringing pot from Austin to distribute in Brown County, according to our media partners at the Brownwood Bulletin.

Efe Omo Idehen

Trial continues for Abilene man accused of severely burning baby

Testimony continued Tuesday in the trial of an Abilene man accused of severely burning his baby.

Lavander Muskin

Mississippi man, 28, arrested for sexual assault of Abilene woman

A Mississippi man is in jail for allegedly holding a gun to a woman's head and sexually assaulting her in Abilene.

Robbery Image

Abilene convenience store clerk robbed at gunpoint

A man is facing up to life in prison for robbing a convenience store clerk of cash and a carton of cigarettes.

Early morning accident sends one to Abilene hospital

An accident at the intersection of Loop 322 and Interstate 20 early Tuesday sent one man to an Abilene hospital.

Cody Adam Alvarez

Abilene man indicted for Ballinger Street murder

A Taylor County grand jury indicted a 32-year-old man Thursday for the murder of an Abilene woman.

Traymon Peoples

Abilene man indicted for murder in May stabbing death

A 23-year-old man was indicted Thursday for first-degree murder in connection with the stabbing death of a 71-year-old Abilene man.





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