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Joe Douglass - Reporter
Joe Douglass is an Emmy-nominated broadcast journalist who became a proud member of the Channel 3 News team in January of 2012.
Before moving to Pensacola, Joe worked as a TV news producer/writer in Los Angeles, California for more than eight years.
Born in the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles, Joe's family moved him north to Oregon when he
was just three months old.
After growing up in Beaverton, Joe decided to move back to L.A. for college, ultimately earning a bachelor's degree from the University of Southern California.
Joe then spent several years working as a teacher, theater producer, writer and actor.
creative work culminated with the sale of a screenplay in 2002.
A year later, after realizing the script he
writing partner sold would likely never get made, Joe
started looking for a new career.
A close friend helped him land an interview at KTTV Fox 11 News and he
obtained a position as a production assistant.
lifelong news junkie, Joe
immediately felt at home
in the newsroom and wound up writing and producing newscasts within about a year.
He worked for six years at KTTV and for two subsequent years at KABC Eyewitness News.
enjoyed writing and producing but longed to incorporate his
skills as a performer and be able to focus more intensely on individual stories.
With the help of photographers and editors he
worked with, Joe
put together a demo reel and was lucky enough to find a position here at Channel 3
not working, he
enjoys listening to and playing music, watching movies, reading, road trips and making new friends.
honored and excited to be a part of the vibrant, fun-loving community of Pensacola.
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