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.

Recent Stories

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Convicted Bellaire Cop Killer Sentenced to Death

Harlem Harold Lewis III sentenced to death for the murder of Bellaire Officer and Innocent Bystander

It took two years for the case to go to trial. One week for the actual trial. A couple of hours for a cop killer to be found guilty. And a little over a day for him to be sentenced to death. That sums the world of Harold Lewis III convicted cop killer who was just sentenced to death.

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Jody Wately Releases New Album and Makes Each Musical Moment 'Paradise'

Limited Edition CD Pre-Orders Sells Out In Less Than One Week

Established as one of the most prominent visionaries of her era, whose influence remains a key touchstone in contemporary pop music, Grammy Award winner,Jody Watley returns with her glamorous and funky new album, PARADISE. As executive producer at the helm of her own label, Avitone, Watley continues to convey her commitment as a savvy entrepreneur.

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Three Washington County Men Arrested for Theft of Livestock

Three Washington County Men were arrested and charged with third degree felony theft of livestock after stealing three calves from a rancher in Burton, Texas. Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) Special Ranger Doug Hutchison led the investigation.

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Accion Texas Receives $150,000 Citi Foundation Grant to Continue Promise Loan Program

Accion Texas Inc. – the nation’s largest nonprofit microlender – received a $150,000 grant from the Citi Foundation to continue its Promise Loan program in June 2014.

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Julián Castro Sworn in as Secretary for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development

Today Julián Castro was sworn in as the 16th Secretary for the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. The brief swearing-in ceremony took place at HUD headquarters in Washington, D.C. and was administered by Chief Judge Richard W. Roberts of the United States District Court for the District of Columbia at 12:35pm E.T. HUD Chief of Staff Nealin Parker held the Bible during the ceremony.

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Jazz R Boyz-The Future of Music in Houston

If you like amazing musicianship and a great mix of jazz, pop, soul and funk you should check out Houston’s youngest, most amazing band; Jazz R Boyz.

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H-E-B Now Hiring at Seventeen Houston-Area Locations

All Houstonians encouraged to apply TODAY!

Need a job? H-E-B is now hiring! The independent food retailer is looking to hire full-time and part-time job positions at 17 Houston-area H-E-B stores.

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The Greater East End Management District Responds to Unfounded Allegations

On July 25, 2014 community leader Yolanda Black Navarro along with the Houston chapter of LULAC held a press conference to protest the “demolition” of Guadalupe Plaza Park (GPP) in the East End. The opposition was addressed specifically against the Greater East End Management District (GEEMD). While some voices may be opposed to the redevelopment of the GPP, the GEEMD respectfully would like to set the record straight.

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Steve Harvey Partners With Strayer University to Deliver National Call For Success and Transformation Through Higher Education

Partnership, launch of Success Coaches kick off new ‘Success Project’

Strayer University, a leading postsecondary institution for working adults, is pleased to announce a partnership with talk show host and entertainer Steve Harvey, who joins the University in a new initiative aimed at breaking down perceived barriers that can keep individuals from succeeding in their personal and professional lives.

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Heritage Hotels To Build New Hotel in Albuquerque New Mexico

Contemporary Hotel Will Offer Luxurious Accommodations While Embracing Ancient Native American Inspired Architecture

Plans have been finalized for a new multi-million dollar hotel in the heart of Old Town, Albuquerque, according to Heritage Hotels and Resorts, Inc. The 118-room project will break ground by late fall with completion set for spring, 2016. The hotel will provide 100 new jobs in Albuquerque. The contemporary boutique hotel will be a contrast of ancient and modern elements. The property will be built adjacent to Hotel Albuquerque and will share Hotel Albuquerque’s pool, ballrooms and chapel.

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