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 operator of the San Onofre nuclear power plant said some of the steam generator tube wear is not unexpected.
After several delays, two men who were both Fullerton police officers a year ago were arraigned on charges Friday.
Two reports highlight issues with the plant's steam generators.
Irvine officials are considering a new plan to build more homes around the Great Park in a bid to bring the project new funding and a new sports complex.
A San Clemente-based anti-nuclear group wants the California Attorney General to create a safety committee to oversee the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station.
One of two Fullerton police officers charged in connection with the death of homeless man Kelly Thomas has been fired by the city.
The father of Kelly Thomas files a civil lawsuit on the anniversary of his son's struggle with Fullerton police that led to the homeless man's death.
The arraignment of Santa Ana City Councilman Carlos Bustamante on sexual assault charges was continued to July 26 at the request of Bustamante's attorney.
A Santa Ana city councilman charged with sexual assault faces arraignment Thursday.
Personal fireworks use is against the law in most of Orange County’s cities, but one has bucked that trend and recently reversed its ban. Not everyone's happy.
Orange County District Attorney Tony Rackauckas has charged Carlos Bustamante with multiple felony counts of sexually assaulting seven women.
Orange County begins a new fiscal year on Monday, with a new $5.6 billion budget approved last month by the County Board of Supervisors.
County law enforcement officials were told to prepare for about 143 inmates, but those estimates were off — by a lot.
Orange County will be soon be using more renewable energy to provide power at several locations. The systems cost the county absolutely nothing.
Utility officials urge conservation as the state prepares for a summer without the San Onofre nuclear station's electricity supply.