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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

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.

Santa Ana councilman's lawyer wants sex assault charges dropped

A Santa Ana city councilman, accused of sexual assault charges, faces arraignment Thursday, but his attorney has filed a motion to have the charges dismissed.

Mother of slain Anaheim man calls for end to violence

The mother of Manuel Diaz, shot to death by Anaheim police, has condemned violence which has erupted during protests.

Anaheim officials ask for federal investigation into police shootings

Police stepped up patrols and about two dozen were in riot gear outside the doors of the Anaheim City Hall as hundreds demonstrated on the streets outside. Five people have died in six Anaheim officer-involved shootings this year.

Family of man shot, killed by Anaheim police files lawsuit

Over 200 protesters storm Anaheim City Hall after the family of a man shot to death by Anaheim police Saturday announced it is suing the city for $50 million.

Enviro group files FOIA request over San Onofre nuke plant

Friends of the Earth files Freedom of Information Act request for NRC-Edison communications about faulty replacement steam generators at San Onofre nuclear plant.

Anaheim asking state, feds to investigate police shootings

Protesters plan to march in Anaheim Tuesday over recent officer-involved shootings that killed two Latino men.

Anaheim police ready for more protests after shooting deaths

Anaheim police are preparing for additional protests after weekend officer-involved shootings left two men dead.

Anaheim investigates police shootings, weekend conflicts

Police are tangled in tumultuous rallies after accusations of a wrongful shooting.

OC Registrar uses art competition to increase civic involvement

Some don't connect voting with art, but the Orange County Registrar of Voters is giving residents a chance to showcase their talents at a Santa Ana art museum.

Anaheim officers on leave after unarmed man was shot and killed

Protesters stormed the lobby of the Anaheim police station after an officer shot and killed an unarmed man as he attempted to flee down a residential alleyway.

San Onofre could be offline through 2013/14

California energy officials are preparing for the possibility the San Onofre nuclear power plant could be offline through 2013 or 2014.