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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

Police shootings cast spotlight on the 'other Anaheim'

The July police shootings of two Latino men in Anaheim have brought into sharper focus other issues festering in the city. What's it like in the "other Anaheim"?

Anaheim at-large voting system focus of next special meeting

The next Anaheim City Council special meeting considers city's at-large voting system and whether districts should be created.

Public comments on shootings before Anaheim City Council

The Anaheim City Council met Thursday in a special closed session. But the public addressed Mayor Tom Tait and the council before that meeting.

UC professor allegedly threatened to kill students

A UC Irvine professor apparently made plans to kill students at an Irvine high school, which he blamed for his son’s suicide.

Anaheim City Council calls special Thursday meeting

The Anaheim City Council will host a special meeting on Thursday at 1 p.m. to talk about several issues, including public safety, in a closed session.

Anaheim police open internal review of Diaz shooting

Federal and county investigations are underway into the Anaheim police shootings that killed two men. The department has its own investigative process.

UC Irvine prof accused in series of arsons

The DA says the alleged arsons and threats of murder were directed at Irvine's University High, where the man's son went to school.

San Onofre nuclear plant costs top $75 million

Anti-nuclear activists say ratepayers should not have to pay repair costs for the damaged San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station.

Anaheim plans open public meeting after recent shootings

Anaheim is inviting its residents to talk about issues affecting the city next week, including recent officer-involved shootings.

No trial date set in Kelly Thomas case

Plans to set a trial date were postponed for the two former Fullerton police officers charged.

Anaheim reacts to week of protests after shootings

Outside investigations into two Anaheim police shootings may help ease tensions, but city leaders stress the importance of community outreach.

Feds agree to investigate Anaheim police shootings

Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait says the FBI and the United States Attorney’s Office have agreed investigate an officer-involved shooting which happend July 21.

Anaheim unrest: Mayor to talk with feds about police shootings

Anaheim Mayor Tom Tait plans to talk with the FBI and the U.S. Attorney's Office today (Friday) about investigating recent police shootings.

Kelly Thomas case: Date to be set for Fullerton trial

A Santa Ana judge Friday is expected to set a trial date for the two ex-Fullerton police officers charged in connection with the beating and death of a homeless man last summer.

Orange County CEO resigns following councilman's sex charges

Orange County CEO Tom Mauk is out of a job. His job performance came under scrutiny after former county executive Carlos Bustamante was charged with sex assault charges.