Former All Things Considered Anchor & Reporter
Ed Joyce is a former Reporter and All Things Considered News Anchor at Capital Public Radio. Ed is a veteran journalist with experience in a variety of news positions across all media platforms, including radio, television, Web and print.
Ed’s career started as a boy delivering the Sunday L.A. Times. He later had a paper route delivering the Evening Star-News. Before joining the station, Ed worked in two different positions for KPCC in Los Angeles - One year as the Orange County Bureau Reporter sandwiched around a year as Morning Breaking News Editor. Before working at KPCC, Ed anchored at KPBS-FM, worked as the station’s Environment Reporter producing stories for KPBS-FM and TV and had a stint as the station’s Senior Editor.
In a journalism career that hasn't followed a straight line, Ed has also had stints as a telephone operator for US West and was a USPS mail carrier. He also wrote a column and was the Editor for a weekly newspaper in the U.S. Virgin Islands. And, he's been a DJ and has taught journalism and radio-TV production at two Seattle-area high schools and the University of Idaho.
Ed has won numerous awards from the Society of Professional Journalists, Associated Press and other organizations for his TV and radio writing, producing, anchoring, editing and reporting. He has been a contributor to NPR, Marketplace and the California Report among other media news organizations. Ed has worked in Northern California before: As News Director at KTHO AM-FM in South Lake Tahoe and in Crescent City.
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. Following graduation he worked at KUOW in Seattle and later as a TV news anchor and reporter in Eugene, Oregon and Spokane.
Ed enjoys cycling and competing in run/bike/run events (duathlon), traveling and bodysurfing.
July 13, 2016
The Golden 1 Center will provide hundreds of part-time jobs when it opens in downtown Sacramento later this year. A job fair Thursday at Sleep Train Arena starts the hiring process with "speed-dating" style interviews.
July 8, 2016
UPDATE 5:52 p.m. -- The Sacramento Police Department called the killings of police officers in Dallas "senseless" and say law enforcement have been impacted around the nations, including police in Sacramento.
July 7, 2016
California is in the fifth consecutive year of drought, but state water managers ended mandatory conservation rules. Local water suppliers now determine conservation rates, and some have low or no targets. A water expert says that's 'shortsighted.'
July 7, 2016
California is in the fifth consecutive year of drought. Although mandatory statewide water conservation is over, the State Water Resources Control Board says water conservation remains a "top priority."
July 6, 2016
The California Water Resources Control Board Wednesday says Californians cut water use by 28 percent in the final month of mandatory statewide conservation.
July 5, 2016
California had the world's sixth largest GDP in 2015, according to the World Bank. California moved ahead of Brazil and France last year.
July 4, 2016
Update 6 p.m. July 4: The Trailhead Fire is 50 percent contained at 5,444 acres. Mandatory evacuation orders are being reduced to voluntary in areas affected by the fire in Placer and El Dorado counties.
July 1, 2016
Forecasters say the threat of wildfires will remain high in Southern California and the Southwest in July and August because of persistent drought and because summer rains may not be as consistent as usual.
July 1, 2016
Fire restrictions are in effect on U.S. Forest Service lands in the Lake Tahoe Basin. Officials say illegal and unattended campfires cause over 90 percent of wildfires within the Lake Tahoe Basin.
June 30, 2016
The drought in California, in its fifth consecutive year, has created conditions ripe for wildfires. The National Interagency Fire Center predicts "above normal" fire potential through September for portions of California, Nevada and Idaho.