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
The troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant has been offline since January. Now, Southern California Edison plans to cut 730 employees at the facility.
As Los Angeles moves to ban pot shops, advocates in Santa Ana are mounting a campaign to undo a ban on storefront pot shops in the Orange County city.
One of the Fullerton City Councilmen recalled last June in the wake of Kelly Thomas' beating death is running for office again.
Federal regulators have slapped the troubled San Onofre nuclear power plant with a violation for a lapse in plant security.
UC Irvine Professor Rainer Reinscheid pleaded not guilty to several counts of felony arson Wednesday at his arraignment in a Newport Beach court.
A sigh of relief for the thousands of drivers using the southbound 605 freeway to get to the 405 southbound freeway, as a major connector has reopened.
For the third straight year, UC Irvine made Sierra Magazine’s top ten list of “coolest schools” for its combo ofenergy-conscious courses and institutional practices.
The Anaheim city council voted to form a committee to address at-large voting system concerns, but any changes wouldn't take effect until 2014. That makes some residents uneasy.
Under fire for a perceived lack of Latino representation, the City of Anaheim is creating a committee to study whether to change its voting system.
A former NFL linebacker was sentenced to life in prison without possibility of parole Friday for murdering his lover’s wealthy live-in boyfriend.
Anaheim police and federal agents capped a year-long investigation into a street gang by making arrests Friday and seizing drugs and weapons.
A new trial date was set Friday for Scott Dekraai, accused of murdering eight people in Seal Beach in Oct. 2011. The new trial date is March 25, 2013.
The man accused of shooting and killing eight people in Seal Beach salon last year has a court date Friday in Santa Ana — but the trial date has been delayed.
The Anaheim City Council told by people at a special meeting the city needs to create council districts. Three mothers of shooting victims addressed the Council.
A public meeting was held in Anaheim to discuss recent officer-involved shootings in the city and to possibly change how council members are elected.