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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KHOU 11, Houston Public Media, Free Press Houston bring Bill King and Sylvester Turner to the debate stage on Dec. 5

KHOU 11, Houston Public Media and Free Press Houston are bringing Houston mayoral candidates Bill King and Sylvester Turner to the stage for HOU Decide: King vs. Turner, airing live at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5 on KHOU 11. This debate will give Houstonians a chance to hear King and Turner square off for the last time during the early voting period, which runs from Dec. 2-8.

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MEDIA ALERT: HPD to Collect Food for Thousands this Holiday Season

At a 10 a.m. news conference on MONDAY (November 30), Houston police commanders and other members of HPD will announce the kickoff of the police department's 30th Annual "Comida" ("Food" in Spanish) Drive to feed those in need during the holiday season.

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Background on the Pardoning of the National Thanksgiving Turkey

On Wednesday, November 25, President Obama will pardon the National Thanksgiving Turkey in a ceremony in the Rose Garden. The President will celebrate the 68th anniversary of the National Thanksgiving Turkey presentation, reflect upon the time-honored traditions of Thanksgiving, and wish American families a warm, safe, and healthy holiday.

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Theatre Under the Stars Presents A Christmas Story - The Musical Holiday Meets Hilarity In Classic Feel - Good Production

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) welcomes the clever adaptation of the 1983 comedy classic A Christmas Story – The Musical to the stage from December 8 - 20, 2015 in Sarofim Hall at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts. A beloved tradition, TUTS’ annual holiday main-stage production is one of the most highly anticipated shows of the season.

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Official Online Store Launches for Mega-Hit EMPIRE

Ever wonder how you could expand your wardrobe to rival Cookie Lyon’s glitz and glam portrayed on FOX’s hit television show, EMPIRE? EMPIRE will once again cross from on-screen to real-life to bring consumers apparel, accessories and jewelry inspired by the show. Twentieth Century FOX Consumer Products, in collaboration with Delivery Agent, a leading digital commerce technology company, is launching the “official EMPIRE commerce experience” today along with a $1,000 EMPIRE holiday shopping spree sweepstakes.

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FREE Houston Symphony Concert Celebrates the Holidays at Church Without Walls

Featuring The CityWide Grassroots Chorus & The Church Without Walls Choir - Thursday, December 10, 2015

The Houston Symphony will give the gift of music to Houston families this holiday season with a FREE community concert on Thursday, December 10, at The Church Without Walls.

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City to Close Non-Emergency Offices for Thanksgiving Holiday; There Will Be No Change in Municipal Solid Waste Service

All non-emergency City Hall Offices will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 26 and Friday, Nov. 27 in observance of Thanksgiving. This includes:

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Poets House Emerging Poets Fellowship Application Deadline December 11th!

The Emerging Poets Fellowship is an annual opportunity for poets to receive guidance and instruction from a distinguished and diverse faculty and enter the next stage of their professional and artistic practice.

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For the Creative Child: The F.A.P.E. Coloring Kit Supports Arts & Preservation In Embassies

Would you like to share this unique gift-that-gives-back with your readers? The F.A.P.E. Coloring Book Kit is the perfect gift to stoke a child's creativity and help them think big about Art, their abilities and the world.

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Obama's National Security Message

Ahead of the busy Thanksgiving holiday, the U.S. government is "taking every possible step" to keep the country safe and prevent acts of terror, President Barack Obama said Wednesday, seeking to reassure travelers and adding there is no known "specific and credible threat" to the U.S.

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