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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Beloved Houston Restaurant Destroyed By Fire

Houstonians will have to find a new lunch and dinner spot today if their favorite establishment was Cleburne's Cafeteria. It was a staple in Houston for the last 75 years.

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Changing Times: Former Slave Replaces Slave Owner as New Face of the $20 Bill

Harriet Tubman is one of America’s heroes that is often not talked about. Sure you hear her name during Black History Month but she never has gotten the true justice, honor, and respect as a hero of the slavery movement. She risked her life making 13 or more mission to free slaves, thereby saving their lives and keeping their families together. And one she lead them to freedom she didn’t let them go but she established them by securing jobs. She was a fighter. Going up against slave owners, she was the first woman to lead an armed expedition in a war guided raid. She is a true symbol of courage and freedom.

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Monday's 5 Things: A Shaken Nation. An Impeached President. A Free Man

A shaken nation. An impeached President. A free man. It's Monday, and here are the 5 things you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door.

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Take Charge of the Road in a 2016 GMC Terrain Denali

Dark clouds, torrential rains and flooded streets are grounds to make it a night in. Other vehicles run to take cover while the GMC Terrain smirks to gear up for whatever comes its way. It takes charge of the road and lets other fall in line.

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Parental Advice On Loving Unconditionally When Faced With Autism

Unconditional love can be a hard concept to grasp until you are put in certain situations. Being a new parent is one of those situations. Unconditional love happens instantly the moment you find out you’re bringing a new life into the world; the moment when you see the first ultrasound photo; the moment when you hold your baby in your arms for the first time. Love of this nature is strong and powerful. It evokes actions where you become a protector and nurturer. When those roles are threaten and you lose your control that is when unconditional love becomes deeper.

Today's 5 Things: Switching Plans. Laying Low. Changing Sides.

Switching plans. Laying low. Changing sides. It's Monday, and here are the 5 things you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door.

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Children Invited to Discover the Possibilities of What They Can Be When They Grow Up at a " Dream Big Festival" on April 16th

Grand Opening of the Learning Experience's Newest Location in the Woodlands/Magnolia Encourages Children to Dress Up as "Dream" Job

The Learning Experience®, one of the nation’s fastest growing academies of early education for children six weeks to six years old, is inviting kids, and kids at heart (parents), to a “Dream Big Festival”-themed event celebrating the grand opening of The Woodlands/Magnolia center on Saturday, April 16th, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at 33043 Egypt Lane in Magnolia, Texas.

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Today's 5 Things: Planes, Trains and Ferries

Planes, trains and ferries: It's Monday and a transportation edition of the 5 things you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door:

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Amanda Edwards: Making Tough Decisions

With just a few days shy of being in office for 100 days Houston City Council Amanda Edwards has been hard at work with a lofty agenda. First impressions tell me that though her plate is full she is managing the needs of the job by “solving for the problems of tomorrow by making the hard decisions now.”

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The Oceanaire Now Serving Alaska Halibut

Wild Alaska Halibut, a Seafood Delicacy, Available for Limited Time

The Oceanaire Seafood Room is excited to announce Wild Alaska Halibut is now in season and offered on the restaurant’s menu. Guests are encouraged to come enjoy this seafood delicacy to experience the unique flavors and new menu items that The Oceanaire has created for this seasonal fish.

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