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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Football 101: Steve Jackson Breaks Down the Game of Football for Women

“Push ‘em back, push ‘em back, way back,” I yelled as the team I was rooting for made a touchdown. Yes, I admit I am one of those who knows practically nothing about

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Students Across Texas Support Senator Wendy Davis' Higher Education Policy

Students across Texas shared their support for Senator Wendy Davis’ higher education policy, released yesterday morning at a press conference in San Antonio. The policy proposal includes four main platforms to help make college education more affordable and accessible for every Texan.

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Young Texas Artists Music Competition Grand Prize Winner Named Principal Violist

Allyson Goodman, 2013 YTA Grand Prize Winner, joins Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra

For over three decades, the Young Texas Artists Music Competition has been showcasing and supporting the state’s rising classical music stars. As continued validation of its efforts, YTA is pleased to announce that Allyson Goodman, Gold Medal Strings Division winner and Grand Prize winner of the 2013 YTA competition, has won a position as principal violist of the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra.

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Save the Date for Houston Public Library’s Houston LibroFEST -- Saturday, September 27, 2014

Featuring Richard Blanco, Fifth Inaugural Poet of the United States, and Author Rolando Hinojosa, Recipient of the National Book Critics Circle’s Ivan Sandrof Lifetime Achievement Award

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at Houston Public Library’s (HPL) Third Annual Houston LibroFEST on Saturday, September 27, 2014. The day-long fun festival brings entertainment for the entire family. This year, Houston LibroFEST celebrates Latino literature and culture in the Bayou City with presentations by authors, musicians, and cultural activities.

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SWAC Championship Tickets On Sale Now

Football Ticket Presale Opens Today with General Public On Sale Opening August 28

Tickets to the 2014 Toyota SWAC Football Championship are available now for presale purchase with general public on sale launching Thursday, Aug. 28 at 10 a.m. Ticket prices range from $15-$50 and may be purchased online at, by phone at 1-800-745-3000, or in person at the NRG Stadium box office located inside Budweiser Plaza. Seats at the $30 value will be made available for $25 to groups of ten or more who purchase by phone at 281-367-9717.

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Pregnant? Patience May Benefit You and Your Baby

We, women, love our babies, but pregnancy…not as much. Particularly when the Texas summer seems to direct its heat and humidity specifically at us, we are ready to deliver and hold that little one in our arms.We, women, love our babies, but pregnancy…not as much. Particularly when the Texas summer seems to direct its heat and humidity specifically at us, we are ready to deliver and hold that little one in our arms.

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Houston’s Growing Economic Business Boom

Among all the U.S. states Texas is one of the tops for business development. Data from the U.S. Census Bureau,, and other sites

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Memorial Hermann Prevention and Recovery Center Offers Non-Invasive, Drug-Free Pain Relief

Memorial Hermann Prevention and Recovery Center (PaRC) now offers Neurolumen therapy, a non-invasive, drug-free alternative for pain relief, as a component of its chemical dependency-based Pain Recovery Program.

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Royal Blood's Self-Titled Debut Album Out Now On Warner Bros. Records

Royal Blood's much-anticipated self-titled debut album is out now on Warner Bros. Records. To purchase the album on iTunes, click HERE. This past weekend, the band performed at the Reading and Leeds Festivals in the UK, leading NME to crown the duo as "easily the biggest breakout band from Reading and Leeds Festival 2014".

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Stripes® Convenience Stores strikes out the word cancer at Houston store event, launching multistate campaign for MD Anderson

To honor Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month, Stripes invites media and the public to join event to help end childhood cancer

On Sept. 2, Stripes® Convenience Stores will launch the Stripes Stores Celebrates Tomorrows campaign aimed at raising more than $1 million in one month for The University of Texas MD Anderson Children’s Cancer Hospital. This multistate campaign encompassing more than 650 stores will kick off at an event in Houston.

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