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

21-year-old Isaac Maldonado

2 Abilene men indicted for aggravated assault, deadly conduct

A Taylor County grand jury on Thursday indicted two Abilene men for aggravated assault and deadly conduct.

Indicted: Abilene man allegedly sexually assaulted 2 girls

An Abilene man accused of molesting two girls was indicted Thursday.

Indicted: Abilene man accused of moving body of murder victim

An Abilene man accused of moving the body of a murder victim was indicted Thursday.

Phillip and Violet Walter

2 accused of killing Abilene officer to ask for reduction in bond

The two suspects accused of killing an Abilene police officer will be asking for a reduction in their bond Thursday.

Abilene man indicted for sexual assault

An Abilene man was indicted Thursday for allegedly raping a woman at a party in June.

Lorenzo Juarez

Abilene man indicted for shaking baby, causing brain damage

A Taylor County grand jury indicted an 18-year-old Abilene man for allegedly shaking a baby so badly that it sustained brain damage.

Early police looking for intruder

A young girl in Early woke up in the middle of the night and found a man standing in her room.

Rains lead to reopening of Hubbard Creek Reservoir recreation area

Recent rains have brought the lake level up enough to reopen Peeler's Pier recreation area at Hubbard Creek Reservoir, according to the West Central Texas Municipal Water District.

Pedro Rocha v. Philen

Appeals court upholds capital murder conviction of Brownwood man

The Eleventh Court of Appeals in Eastland has affirmed the murder conviction of Pedro Rocha.

Man indicted for punching Abilene police officer

A Taylor County grand jury on Thursday returned an indictment against a man accused of  punching an Abilene cop.

Ralph Garcia Rodriguez

Ex-coach/umpire from Clyde arrested for sexually abusing child

A Clyde man is in the Taylor County Jail accused of sexually abusing a child.

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.





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