Ed Joyce Orange County Reporter
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 California state agency Wednesday considers a controversial proposal to build a desalination plant in Huntington Beach.
The Irvine city council on Tuesday considers a proposal to allow more home construction in exchange for getting a portion of the Great Park built.
The California Coastal Commission on Wednesday considers a permit application for a proposed desalination plant in Huntington Beach that opponents say isn't needed.
Many cities along I-405 in Orange County oppose plans to add toll lanes to the highway.
The official complaint by the federal government against suspected shooter Paul Anthony Ciancia was filed Saturday in U.S. District Court in California. He could face the death penalty for killing TSA agent Gerardo Hernandez, pictured above.
The conditional approval of a proposed desalination plant in Huntington Beach by coastal agency staff may kill the project.
The California Coastal Commission staff is recommending approval for a proposed desalination plant in Huntington Beach, but with conditions.
Huntington Beach is the latest city in California to ban single-use plastic grocery bags to encourage the use of reusable bags.
An Orange County transportation agency is considering adding toll lanes on a stretch of the I-405 Freeway as a way to relieve congestion.
Trial is scheduled December 2 for two ex-Fullerton police officers charged in connection with the 2011 beating death of Kelly Thomas, a mentally ill homeless man.
Cal State Fullerton economists said Thursday they expect slow, but gradual economic growth in the U.S. and Southern California through early 2014.
One of the last open spaces in Orange County is under development pressure. Residents of the county's "canyon lands" have banded together to preserve the rural character of the area.
Two former Fullerton Police Department officers face a November 18 trial in connection with the beating death of Kelly Thomas, a homeless, mentally-ill man.
Anaheim holds meetings to map districts for its new city council hybrid election system even as a trial challenging the system is set for March 2014.
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission furloughed most of its staff Thursday due to the federal government shutdown. Nuclear plant inspectors are still on the job, including at the San Onofre generating station.