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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.
August 9, 2016
A new study shows fire-fighting foam containing highly fluorinated chemicals is contaminating drinking water supplies around many of the nation's military bases, airports and industrial sites.
August 8, 2016
It has been a busy fire season across California. But there are fewer fires in the state’s 18 U.S. national forests so far this year, compared to 2015.
August 5, 2016
The Soberanes Fire near Big Sur is burning in a rugged area that hasn't "seen fire in decades." The wildfire is 45 percent contained at 57,500 acres.
August 3, 2016
The number of acres burned by wildfires in the U.S. is about average for this time of year. But, in California, the 'new normal' includes larger and more frequent wildfires.
August 1, 2016
A $2.3 million federal grant will be used to help migrant farmworker students at Sacramento State.
July 28, 2016
The drought intensified over the last week in the Western U.S. as the region swelters under a heatwave and firefighters battle major wildfires.
July 27, 2016
Dangerous fire weather conditions has prompted one federal agency to impose fire restrictions on public lands in northern California.
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.
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.
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."