Get 2 Know Me
- Moved to Houston in 1969, the same year I graduated from high school.
- Attended S.H. Rider High School, in Wichita Falls, The University of Houston, and the University of Chicago, where I was a William Benton Fellow.
- Married to Joy Archer, the love of my life and best friend, for 38 years.
- I’ve received more than 50 awards from organizations including the Associated Press, Texas Association of Broadcasters, Houston Press Club, and the National Museum of the Cowboy.
A good reporter is the noblest work of God.
What made you want to get into news?
I never wanted to do anything else. Working as a journeyman reporter has given me a front row seat to the major events and personalities of our time, and the chance to provide a vital public service.
I’ve been fortunate enough to make my career in Houston, which is one of the best news towns in the country. I’ve worked with some of the most talented journalists in the business; folks who pursued the craft with honesty, accuracy, and passion.
It is more than a job – it’s a calling. And the fact that I’ve been able to practice it in this town and at Channel 2 for more 40 years makes me a lucky man.
Thursday, November 29, 2018 • 4:18 AM
Search of Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston offices continues through night
Investigators said a search warrant executed Wednesday at the offices of the Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston is connected to the investigation of a priest accused of abusing children at a Catholic...
Friday, November 16, 2018 • 12:21 AM
Man suspected of shooting at deputies and innocent bystander was on probation
A suspect currently being sought for shooting at Precinct 4 Constable's deputies and wounding an innocent bystander Friday, was given deferred adjudication, after wounding a man in a robbery last...
Monday, October 29, 2018 • 9:48 PM
Former president of USA Gymnastics pleads not guilty to tampering charges in Walker County
The former head of USA Gymnastics pleaded not guilty Monday in Huntsville to allegations he tampered with evidence in an ongoing investigation into the alleged sexual abuse of some of the country's...
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 • 11:05 PM
Houston police accused of not responding to call about parolee who beat woman to death with bat
Family members of murder victim Charlene Cadwell said the victim called Houston police repeatedly for help the night her parolee boyfriend allegedly beat her to death with a baseball bat, but that...