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Ed Joyce

All Things Considered Anchor & Reporter

Ed Joyce is a Reporter and All Things Considered News Anchor for 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.

    Stories by Ed Joyce

  • Pacific Institute / Courtesy

    Study: California Drought Means Less Hydropower, More CO2 Pollution

    February 9, 2016

    A new study says California's four-year drought has reduced hydroelectricity generation, resulting in higher electricity costs to ratepayers and increased greenhouse gas pollution.

  • Capital Public Radio / File

    California Faculty Association Sets Dates For Possible Strike

    February 8, 2016

    The California Faculty Association said Monday its 26,000 members will strike for five days on all 23 California State University campuses if contract negotiations with CSU fail.

  • Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

    Bill Seeks To Improve, Preserve American River Parkway

    February 8, 2016

    Legislation introduced in the California state Assembly would create the Lower American River Conservancy to improve, protect, preserve and possibly expand the 5,000-acre American River Parkway.

  • Ed Joyce / Capital Public Radio

    El Niño 'Takes A Break'

    February 5, 2016

    January brought above-average rainfall and snow to much of California, partly due to El Niño. But forecasters say the ocean warming condition is "taking a break" for the next week or longer.

  • California Department of Water Resources / Courtesy

    Drought Remains 'Very Serious' In California

    February 4, 2016

    The U.S. Drought Monitor says, other than a slight reduction in exceptional drought in the northern Sierra, it needs more time to assess impacts of the recent moisture on California's long-term drought.

  • @CA_DWR / Twitter

    Snowpack 'Growing Nicely' In Sierra

    February 2, 2016

    The second measurement this winter of snowpack in the Sierra Nevada was 130 percent of average. State water officials say the snowpack will help reservoir recovery.

  • Rich Pedroncelli / AP

    Reservoirs Slowly Filling, Sierra Snowpack Above Normal

    February 1, 2016

    After four years of drought, January 2016 has brought above-normal rainfall to fill California reservoirs and much needed snowpack for spring and summer water supply. Now, the state needs Mother Nature to provide more.

  • Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

    Winter Storm Brings Rain, Snow To Sierra

    January 29, 2016

    A winter storm is forecast to bring mostly rain in the Sierra Nevada Friday, with high snow levels. But Saturday, snow is expected at lower elevations.

  • Adolfo Guzman-Lopez / KPCC

    Next Phase For CFA, CSU Contract Negotiations

    January 28, 2016

    The next phase of salary negotiations between the California State University system and the California Faculty Association is underway.

  • Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

    ‘Modest Dents’ In Long-Term California Drought

    January 28, 2016

    The U.S. Drought Monitor released January 28 says "slow and steady recovery" has reduced drought in California, with the trend "going in the right direction."