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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

Expert says rhinos in Mozambique extinct and elephants may soon be

A leading rhino expert told The Associated Press the last rhino in Mozambique has been killed. Elephants could also become extinct in Mozambique.

MAP: Southern California gas prices continue dropping

Gas prices continue dropping in Southern California, with average prices for a gallon of self-serve regular ranging from $3.87 to $3.90.

Pastor Rick Warren grieving on Twitter after son's suicide

Saddleback Church Pastor Rick Warren is using Twitter and Facebook to grieve over his son's suicide. The Orange County-based Warren is not expected to preach again at his Lake Forest church until August.

Will a Leimert Park subway stop be built in LA?

The fate of a potential Leimert Park train station along the upcoming Crenshaw-LAX light rail project route could be determined soon.

Feinstein: Time to expand Yosemite National Park

California Senator Dianne Feinstein has introduced legislation to expand Yosemite National Park by 1600 acres.

Updated: LA's KCET lays off 22 in reorganization

KCETLink said Friday it is laying off 22 people and not filling five vacant positions in a major reorganization. KCETLink was formed when KCET-TV and Link Media merged.

Air quality board chair resigns from Calif. Coastal Commission

The chairman of the South Coast Air Quality Management District resigned from the California Coastal Commission after agencies battle over beach fire pits.

Porn condom rule leads to drastic drop in adult film permits in LA County

Last fall, L.A. County voters approved an ordinance that requires adult film actors to wear condoms on set. Since then, requests for film permits have plummeted.

Lights out: Clear Channel pulls plug on LA digital billboards

Clear Channel obeys a court order and turns off 67 digital billboards in L.A. area. The company says they are working to turn them back on.

US homebuilders worried about limited land slowing sales

U.S. homebuilders are concerned that limited land and rising costs for building materials and labor will slow sales in the short term.

MAP: Crews to shut down a stretch of I-405 Freeway this weekend

Another I-405 Freeway closure in Los Angeles this weekend. Here's what you need to know, including a map of the lanes that will be affected.

Hermosa Beach Pier closed until May for repairs

The Hermosa Beach Pier is closed while it gets a makeover. It is expected to reopen by Memorial Day.

Californians buy $3M of Powerball tickets on first day: Will you? (poll)

California lottery officials say first day sales of the Powerball game topped $3 million. They estimate the game will generate up to $120 million in sales a year.

Powerball fever hits SoCal; people line up for new lotto

California became the 43rd state to offer the multi-state lottery, and people started lining up as early as 6 a.m.

Edison submits plan to feds to restart San Onofre nuclear plant

Southern California Edison submits draft plan to fed regulators to restart one of two units at offline San Onofre nuclear plant.