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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

Gas prices continue dropping in Southern California (MAP)

Gasoline prices have dropped in LA County to their lowest level in more than a month. The average price for a gallon of self-serve regular is $4.09.

UPDATE: Anschutz: AEG no longer for sale; fate of NFL team uncertain

Billionaire Philip Anschutz has pulled AEG off the market, but he says building a downtown football stadium next to L.A. Live remains a priority.

MAP: So. Calif. gas prices dropping, now $4.28 a gallon in LA

Southern California gas prices have dropped in the past week. The state average for a gallon of self-serve regular is $4.20, the LA price is $4.28.

Edison wants to restart ailing San Onofre nuclear plant

Can a nuclear reactor operating at 70 percent power actually be running at full power? Edison wants to restart the San Onofre nuclear plant in San Diego County.

Southern California gas prices jump 60 cents in past month (Map)

Gasoline prices in Southern California have jumped nearly 60 cents in the past month. The auto club said the statewide average is $4.20 a gallon for regular, with LA at $4.31 a gallon.

UPDATE: Orange County shootings: Authorities ID female victim of Ali Syed's rampage

Orange County sheriffs named Courtney Aoki of Buena Park during a Wednesday press conference as the woman killed during a shooting rampage in Orange County Tuesday.

Christopher Dorner manhunt: Why did Riverside police delete an 'officer murdered' tweet?

Following the shooting death of a Riverside Police officer — allegedly by murder suspect Christopher Dorner — the RPD issued a tweet, then deleted it.

Complaint: Edison manipulated costs at San Onofre nuclear plant

A complaint filed with California regulators says Southern California Edison boosted the cost of replacing defective steam generators at the troubled San Onofre nuclear plant.

NRC could alter rules for San Onofre nuclear plant restart

Federal regulators Tuesday disclosed they are considering changing requirements that would allow Southern California Edison to restart the San Onofre nuclear power plant.

Gas prices soar in Calif.; LA's price highest in CA at $4.18

Gasoline prices continued their rapid rise in Southern California Wednesday, with the average price in Los Angeles County now the highest in the state.

NRC meeting Tuesday in Orange County on San Onofre nuclear plant restart

The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission holds a public meeting Tuesday at 6 p.m. with Southern California Edison to talk about the restart of the San Onofre nuclear plant.

Update: Police seek Ex-LAPD cop suspected in killing of coach, fiancé

Police say they're seeking a former Los Angeles police officer as suspect in the shootings of a Cal State Fullerton basketball coach and her fiancé.

LA gas prices at $4.05 a gallon, highest in Calif. (MAP)

Southern California gas prices have surpassed $4 a gallon for self-serve regular. The average price in Los Angeles County is $4.05, highest in California.

UPDATE: Fullerton coach and USC officer found shot in Irvine

A couple found shot to death inside a car have been identified by Irvine police as a Cal State Fullerton ass't. basketball coach and her fiancé, an ex-college basketball player.

MAP: LA gasoline prices reaching $4 a gallon, highest in Calif.

At an average $3.91 a gallon, Los Angeles has the highest gasoline prices in California. Orange County has the third highest after prices jumped 30 cents in 30 days.