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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

San Onofre nuclear plant offline for one year, no restart soon

The San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS) has been in shut down mode for one year. The nuclear facility was taken offline January 31, 2012, after a radioactive steam leak from one of the plant's two units.

New 'SportsNet LA' to carry Dodgers games in 2014 season

SportsNet LA, a new regional sports network, will carry the Los Angeles Dodgers beginning with the 2014 season, according to a news release.

MAP: Gasoline prices edging higher across Southern California

Gasoline prices in Southern California are edging higher. The price for a gallon of self-serve regular in L.A. county is $3.74, the second highest in the state.

8 Anaheim residents file claims related to summer unrest

The City of Anaheim is facing several legal claims following a police shooting and subsequent unrest in an Anaheim neighborhood.

VIDEO: Fireball across Western sky last week was a meteor

A California researcher says that fireball seen across Western skies last week was a flaming comet. It was spotted from Reno to San Francisco to the San Joaquin Valley.

Iran proposes nuclear talks in Egypt

Iran has proposed Cairo as a venue for restarting talks with the U.S. and other world powers over its controversial nuclear program, the country's foreign minister said Wednesday.

Feds set Feb. meeting on San Onofre nuclear plant restart

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission is holding a public meeting Feb. 12 in Orange County to talk about plans to restart the San Onofre nuclear plant.

San Diego schools may oppose San Onofre nuclear plant restart

The San Diego school board is being asked to oppose restarting the San Onofre nuclear power plant.

Poseidon Resources moves forward with Huntington Beach desalination plant

Poseidon Resources gears up for negotiations with Orange County water agencies to sell 50 million gallons of purified ocean water from its proposed Huntington Beach desalination plant.

US home sales rose to 5-year high in 2012

U.S. sales of previously occupied homes rose in 2012 to their highest level in five years, spurred higher by record-low mortgage rates and steady hiring.

Record heat expected Tuesday in Southern California

Southern California is basking under record heat, with high temperatures reaching the 80s. But rain could be in store as early as Friday.

CA gasoline prices hovering around $4 a gallon

As the holiday weekend begins, gasoline prices in Southern California are edging closer to $4 a gallon.

Robert Citron, treasurer during Orange County bankruptcy, dies

Robert Citron, whose bad investments as Orange County treasurer forced the county into bankruptcy in 1994, has died. He was 87.

CA agency: Feds cleared LA wildlife habitat without permit

A California agency said the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers failed to obtain a permit before clearing a 43-acre Los Angeles wildlife habitat.

US unemployment aid applications fall to 5-year low

The number of Americans seeking unemployment aid drops to 5-year low last week, a hopeful sign the job market may be improving.