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, January 31, 2019 • 5:10 PM
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, January 25, 2019 • 12:47 AM
'He shouldn't have been driving': Man in deadly Grand Parkway crash indicted
The man who investigators said was at fault in a crash that killed two people on the Grand Parkway in December has been indicted, and prosecutors said he should have never been driving due to...
Thursday, January 24, 2019 • 12:18 AM
La Marque city employee accused of having child porn on personal computer, phone
A former employee of the city of La Marque's internet technology department has been charged with possession of child pornography following an investigation by the Internet Crimes Against Children...
Friday, January 18, 2019 • 12:42 AM
Caught on camera: Accused serial robber struck by police officer's vehicle
When police officers talk about the use of deadly force, that usually doesn't include using their patrol car to stop a suspect -- but that's exactly what a Pasadena police officer did to take down...