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
It's been two years since Kelly Thomas, a mentally-ill, homeless man, was involved in a violent confrontation with Fullerton police officers. Thomas died five days later.
The National Weather Service has issued an Excessive Heat Warning for much of Southern California — and it's expected to last through Sunday.
Firefighters are close to controlling the Hathaway Fire in Riverside County, The fire started June 9 and is 95 percent contained after burning 3,825 acres.
The Labor Department reports that California's unemployment rate dropped in May to its lowest level in nearly five years — 8.6 percent. Read the full report here.
Firefighters are battling wildfires Thursday in California, Colorado, Arizona and New Mexico. Evacuations in Northern California and Colorado.
Tesla Model S recall for rear seat latch issue. Company said Wednesday it will pick up and return cars to owners if desired.
More than 750 firefighters are working to put out hotspots from the Hathaway Fire in Riverside County. The fire has burned 3,800 acres and is 73 percent contained.
Firefighters in Colorado Monday hope rain helps as they work to fully contain the most destructive fire in state history. The Black Forest Fire has burned 500 homes.
The International Monetary Fund says the U.S. economy is on sounder footing than it was a year ago but is still restrained by spending cuts and tax increases.
Firefighters near Colorado Springs temporarily battled to a "draw" Friday with the Black Forest Fire, which has killed two people and destroyed 379 homes.
The Federal Reserve reported Friday that U.S. factories barely increased their output in May after two months of declines, giving little support to the economy.
Residents of 1,000 homes in Colorado Springs were being evacuated Thursday because of a wildfire that's already destroyed at least 360 houses.
Freddie Mac said Thursday that the rate on a 30-year home mortgage loan increased to 3.98 percent, the highest since April 2012.
More than 1,400 firefighters are battling the blaze, which ignited on Sunday.
The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits dropped 12,000 last week, a hopeful sign that steady job gains will continue.