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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

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.

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.