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Ed Joyce is the Orange County Reporter for KPCC. Before joining the station, Ed covered the environment beat for six-years at KPBS-FM/TV in San Diego.

Prior to his time at KPBS, Joyce was an editor/columnist with Copley News Service in San Diego. His extensive background in news includes stints as a newspaper, radio, web and TV journalist. The positions include: reporter, anchor, editor, columnist, talk show host, writer and photographer. His career started as a boy delivering the Sunday L.A. Times. He later had a paper route delivering the Evening Star-News.

Along the way, Ed has had stints as a telephone operator and mail carrier. He even wrote a column and edited a weekly newspaper in the Caribbean. He's also been a DJ, a high school and college educator and has worked in public relations.

Joyce has won many awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, The Associated Press and other organizations for his TV and radio writing, producing, anchoring, editing and reporting.

Born in Los Angeles County, Joyce graduated with a B.A. in Communications from the University of Washington, where he studied broadcast journalism, TV-radio production and sociology.

Stories by Ed Joyce

A measure of U.S. manufacturing fell in May to its lowest level since June 2009

A measure of U.S. manufacturing fell in May to its lowest level since June 2009 after a pullback in business spending reduced new orders and production.

US Supreme Court to decide whether man can protest at CA military base

The Supreme Court will decide whether to reinstate a man's conviction for protesting outside a military base in California.

US construction spending rose in April

The Commerce Department Monday reported that spending on U.S. construction projects rose in April despite weakness in residential projects.

Prices at Disneyland jump to $92 for adults, $87 for kids

Disneyland has taken another step toward becoming the priciest place on earth, with one-day adult tickets now $92, kids $87.

Chrysler, Nissan US sales support predictions of strong May for auto industry

Chrysler, Nissan U.S. sales rose in May, a sign that auto sales rebounded from a slight dip in April and will continue to boost the U.S. economy.

Trustees: Medicare trust funds exhausted in 2026.

The U.S. said Friday that Medicare's giant hospital trust will not be exhausted until 2026 and that Social Security will exhaust its trust fund in 2033.

US, Germany to Russia: Don't send missiles to Syrian leader

The U.S. and Germany say Russia must not provide the Assad regime with an advanced air defense system that they believe could prolong Syria's civil war.

Americans cut back spending in April, economic growth slowing

The Commerce Department said Friday Americans cut back on spending in April after their income failed to grow, a sign economic growth may be slowing.

Power outage at ExxonMobil oil refinery in Torrance

Mylar balloon causes power outage and evacuation at ExxonMobil oil refinery Thursday in Torrance.

Tesla promises to add electric car charging stations for its $70K sedans

California-based electric car maker Tesla Motors Inc. promises to increase charging stations during the next year so customers can drive across North America.

Pending US home sales highest in 3 years in April

The number of Americans who signed contracts to buy homes ticked up in April to the highest level in three years.

Irvine concert violinist gets use of rare Stradivarius

An Irvine concert violinist is playing sweet music on one of the rarest instruments in the world - a $5 million Stradivarius.

US economy grows slower than expected

The Commerce Department said the U.S. economy grew at a modest 2.4 percent annual rate from January through March, slightly slower than estimated.

Applications for US unemployment aid rise to 354K

The Labor Department Thursday said the number of Americans seeking unemployment aid rose 10,000 last week, a sign layoffs have increased.

Unemployment rates fall in nearly all US cities

Unemployment rates fell in Los Angeles and almost all large U.S. cities in April, helped by stronger hiring.