Jo-Carolyn Goode

Managing Editor


Loving daughter, constant writer, pageant lover, effective manager, community advocate and God's child are just some of the characteristics that describe Jo-Carolyn Goode. The Prairie View A&M University graduate holds a B.S. in the concentration of Biology with minor in Chemistry and Dance.

Professionally, she is the Managing Editor of Houston Style Magazine. Beginning her career with the magazine as an editorial intern. Through a proven track record of excellent timely reporting and having a great worth ethic, Jo-Carolyn was able to advance to Feature Writer and later Editor-in-Chief. Currently, Jo-Carolyn is the Managing Editor overseeing a team of talented writers, reporters, and photographers that produce stellar content for Houston Style Magazine print publication and online website. In addition, Jo-Carolyn tells the stories of the everyday man to the hottest celebrities to the political power movers.

Jo-Carolyn is the National Assistant Director of Miss Black America Coed Pageant and the State Director for the Miss Black Texas America Coed Pageant. Often, she volunteers for the Miss Black Texas USA and the Miss Texas USA Pageants.

Always involved in her community, Jo-Carolyn is the troop leader for Girl Scout Troop #2050 at Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church. She also has affiliations with Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. - Alpha Kappa Omega Chapter as a member and the Beatrice Mayes Institute Advisory Board as a Board Member.

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5 Things to Know for Your New Day -- Thursday, July 30

Is plane debris from MH370? A campus cop is indicted for murder. And everyone is looking for Dr. Palmer. It's Thursday, and here are five things to know for your new day.

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METRO Reminds Everyone to Respect the Rail

The Metropolitan Transit Authority of Harris County (METRO) is continuing its efforts to educate the community about safety along the light-rail lines. As part of that initiative, METRO Board members, Diann Lewter and Jim Robinson, President and CEO, Tom Lambert, and members of METRO's Safety Team gathered along the Purple Line near the University of Houston to share ongoing initiatives.

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Statement on Planned Parenthood Smear Campaign

A group of extreme opponents to safe, legal abortion and women’s abilities to make the best medical decisions for their lives have launched a smear campaign to undermine the work of Planned Parenthood, using highly edited recorded footage and making claims that are untrue.

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Start October Off On the Right Foot - Skinn Cosmetics’ Foot Fetish Heel Balm Gives Back to Breast Cancer Awareness

​Start October off on the right, silky smooth foot with Skinn Cosmetics' Foot Fetish Heel Balm. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Skinn Cosmetics will donate 100% of sales (not profits, every cent of every sale will be donated!) of their Foot Fetish Heel Balm to support Bright Pink, the only national non-profit focused on the prevention and early detection of breast and ovarian cancer in young women. Bright Pink has quickly become one of the country's fastest growing non-profit organizations, impacting and saving thousands of lives each day.

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Arts and Crabs Festival in Lake Charles, Louisiana

Delicious crab dishes, Louisiana-made brews, local art and music – one of the “must-experience” events every August in Southwest Louisiana is Arts & Crabs Fest. People love to celebrate Louisiana’s authentic passion for music, art and of course, “secret recipes,” and those are reasons enough that Arts & Crabs Fest sells out every year. Being involved in the arts in Southwest Louisiana, I have served crab dishes or volunteered to help the Arts Council of Southwest Louisiana with the event for many years, and it’s a multi-sensory event that connects people, and there is a spirit of community throughout Arts & Crabs Fest.

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Local Veterans Team Up with Home Depot to Help Build New Food Pantry at Bee Busy Wellness Center

Bee Busy Wellness Center recently was awarded in-kind donations of supplies and materials from Home Depot. The donations allows volunteers to make much-needed improvements and upgrades to the primary building. Bee Busy Wellness Center plans on changing lives in communities across greater Houston. By working with the most effective partners, we are able to put our resources behind efforts that work to reach more children.

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Lung Association Responds to Clean Power Plan Press Reports

In response to press reports previewing the U.S. EPA’s Clean Power Plan, Harold P. Wimmer, National President and CEO of the American Lung Association made the following statement:

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Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame All-Star Lineup for Next Masterclass in the Round

atin Songwriters Hall Of Fame (LSHOF), a non-profit organization founded in 2012 by legendary hitmakers, Desmond Child & Rudy Pérez, is dedicated to recognizing and celebrating the world's greatest Latin music creators and nurturing future generations of songwriters.

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Janelle Monae and Wondaland Present the Eeph US Tour Powered by Toyota Dates Officially Announced

Wondaland Records and Epic Records are proud to officially announce the dates for what’s bound to be one of summer’s hottest tours, Janelle Monáe and Wondaland Records Present The EEPHUS Tour Powered by Toyota.

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The College of Agriculture and Human Sciences Hosts its 6th Annual Emergency Management Summit

Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) hosts state officials from across the state of Texas, for its 6th Annual Emergency Management Summit (EMS), Saturday, August 6, 2015, beginning at 8:00 am at the Carden-­‐Waller Extension Building on the PVAMU campus.

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