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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

  • Ed Joyce / Capital Public Radio

    Drought Persists And So Does Water Conservation In Sacramento

    July 21, 2016

    Mandatory statewide water conservation rules have ended in California. But Sacramento-area users conserved 22 percent in June, compared to June 2013.

  • David Slipher / Courtesy UC Davis

    Pigeon 'Whisperers' Use Birds To Track Lead Pollution

    July 20, 2016

    A UC Davis researcher has used pigeons to track lead pollution in New York City and plans to do the same in California cities and agricultural areas.

  • Capital Public Radio / File

    Survey: California School Kids Safer, Depression Risk ‘High’

    July 18, 2016

    Drug and alcohol use dropped among students in California and school safety increased, according to the results of a statewide survey. But the report shows two indicators of depression risk are "at disturbingly high levels."

  • Capital Public Radio / File

    Golden 1 Center Is Hiring

    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.

  • Andrew Nixon / Capital Public Radio

    Sacramento Responds To The Shootings In Dallas

    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.

  • Ed Joyce / Capital Public Radio

    Low Or No Water Conservation Targets 'Shortsighted'

    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.'

  • Ed Joyce / Capital Public Radio

    California Drought Persists, Conservation Still ‘Top Priority’

    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."

  • Woranuch Joyce / Capital Public Radio

    California May Water Conservation Rate Is 28 Percent

    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.

  • Capital Public Radio / File

    California Has 6th Largest Economy In World

    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.

  • Crews Battle Access, Terrain On Trailhead Fire

    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.