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
A Santa Ana City Council meeting Monday night will feature discussions about a proposed ordinance intended to protect children from registered sex offenders.
Two Fullerton police officers accused in the beating death of Kelly Thomas are scheduled for arraignment Tuesday morning in a Santa Ana courtroom.
An art exhibit beginning Saturday in Laguna Beach intends to show that the creative spirit of 25 Bosnian artists has survived the brutal ethnic conflict of the '90s.
The leg of a woman's cargo pants caught fire last Saturday after being filled with rocks she'd collected from San Onofre State Beach. She suffered third-degree burns.
Police are searching a landfill again for the remains of two young boys they believed were killed by their father. The search has moved from Brea to Irvine.
"I demand that Joe Wolfe be terminated immediately," Kelly Thomas's father told the council. Officer Wolfe is seen using a baton on Kelly Thomas in the now viral video of the beating.
A new report claims operating the San Onofre nuclear power plant on reduced power will not solve ongoing problems with steam generators.
In the midst of dramatic cuts across much of California, Orange County's budget director says that the county is actually in a strong fiscal place.
An increasing number of people in Orange County are choosing to register for permanent vote-by-mail status. If the trend continues, it could save the county money.
Police from the city of Orange searched a Brea landfill again on Thursday without finding the bodies of two young boys, allegedly killed by their father.
A petition campaign is underway to urge the Orange County District Attorney to charge four other Fullerton police officers involved in Thomas' death.
Two officers accused of beating a mentally ill homeless man to death have been ordered to appear in court on May 22.
A decision in the preliminary hearing is not likely to come Wednesday.
The second day of the preliminary hearing opened with defense attorney asking witness and trauma expert Dr. Michael Lekawa to highlight moments in the video that might have contributed to Thomas' death.
In a Santa Ana courtroom Monday, Orange County prosecutors played video footage of police beating a homeless man with schizophrenia.