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 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.
The preliminary hearing got underway on Monday, with witnesses identifying bloody photos and describing Kelly Thomas' beating death last July.
The Fullerton police officers charged in the beating death of a mentally ill homeless man are scheduled to appear in a Santa Ana courtroom on Monday.
The San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station has announced that it could be back online as early as next month, if feds approve the re-start.
Boyfriend and father Shazer Fernando Limas is suspected of killing the three.
In unsealed grand jury transcripts, a hairstylist says he watched Scott Dekraai shoot two people inside Salon Meritage in Seal Beach last October.
The second report of a three-part review of the Fullerton police department focuses on the actions of the officers involved in Kelly Thomas' death.