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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

Anaheim voting system must change, some say

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.

Anaheim targets 2014 for any election changes

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.

Former NFL linebacker gets life in prison

A former NFL linebacker was sentenced to life in prison without possibility of parole Friday for murdering his lover’s wealthy live-in boyfriend.

Sweeping gang raid in Anaheim brings arrests

Anaheim police and federal agents capped a year-long investigation into a street gang by making arrests Friday and seizing drugs and weapons.

Alleged Seal Beach shooter's trial date changed to 2013

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.

Alleged killer of 8 in Seal Beach has Friday court date

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.

Anaheim residents call for district voting system

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.

Anaheim meeting on officer shootings, protests

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.

Anaheim government may create district system in November

A 4 p.m. meeting Wednesday will determine whether the Anaheim City Council will place a measure on the November ballot to shift the city onto a district system.

Prosecutors: UC Irvine Professor searched Internet for guns

Orange County prosecutors say a UC Irvine professor searched the Internet for information on guns prior to his arrest on arson charges.

Garden Grove woman faces kidnapping charges in baby theft case

Woman faces kidnapping charges in alleged attempt to steal baby from Orange County hospital.

No 'National Night Out' for Anaheim Tuesday

Following protests over officer shootings of two men in separate incidents, Anaheim police have cancelled plans for 'National Night Out' Tuesday.

Anaheim holds public meeting over police shootings

The Anaheim City Council holds a special public meeting at 4 p.m. Wednesday so people can comment about recent police shootings.

Woman attempts to smuggle newborn from hospital in tote bag

Police in Garden Grove said a woman attempted to kidnap a newborn baby from a hospital Monday afternoon by putting the baby in a tote bag.

Arraignment for man accused in three OC murders

An arraignment is scheduled Tuesday in Santa Ana for an Orange County man charged with killing his girlfriend and their two young sons.