Born and raised in San Antonio, Joey joined the Texas Public Radio newsroom in October of 2011. Joey graduated from Roosevelt High School and obtained an A.A.S in Radio-Television-Broadcasting from San Antonio College in 2010.
Joey started his broadcasting career in 2007 at KSYM-90.1 FM as a DJ and later became Program Director of the station. After graduation, he interned at KTSA-550 AM and was hired as a reporter covering elections, breaking news, and the 2011 legislative session.
For TPR, Joey covers a variety of general assignments including: breaking news, local school districts, higher education, police, fire, capital improvement, non-profits, health care, community issues and local politics. Joey has also had several stories aired on NPR national newscasts.
When not working, Joey enjoys biking, hiking, cooking, and socializing.