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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Women Entrepreneurs and Diversity Managers: Vendor and Booth Opportunities Now Available for the 2015 WBEA Expo

Are you a woman business owner or diversity manager who wants to expand your company’s brand and promote the benefits (and challenges) of working in the nation’s fourth largest metropolitan area, not to mention busiest port regions?

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Houston City Council Reappoints Dean Corgey to Port Commission of Port of Houston Authority

Dean E. Corgey was unanimously reappointed Port Commissioner of the Port of Houston Authority today by Houston City Council. Port Commissioners serve two-year terms without pay. Corgey was first appointed in January 2013.

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Just Add Skates: Dads and Daughters Take to their Wheels and Bond for a Lifetime will host its inaugural Father/Daughter Skate Date on Friday, February 6th in north Houston at Lockwood Skating Palace. The event is open to all ages and is intended to foster substantial relationships in a memorable atmosphere that includes an on-site spa. Because of diverse family models – single parent homes, divorce, co-parenting, blended families, etc. – both the organization and event focuses on fathers (and father figures) creating opportunities to strengthen their roles.

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Sam Houston Race Park Announces 2015 Post Race Concert Line Up

Josh Abbott Band, Easton Corbin and Roger Creager are first to hit the Bud Light Stage!

Sam Houston Race Park ( is pleased to announce the 2015 Post Race Concert Series on the Bud Light stage, will take place most Saturdays beginning on March 28th through May 16th. These live performances will be free with $7 live racing admission before 8pm, and $20 after 8pm. The performances will follow the last of 10 Quarter Horse races each evening.

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Michael Krajicek of Botsky’s Honored as Restaurateur of the Year

Michael Krajicek of Botsky’s Premium Hotdogs was recently honored as Restaurateur of the Year at the Louisiana Travel Promotion Association’s annual meeting held in Many, La., at the Louey Awards tourism industry luncheon on Wednesday, Jan. 28.

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City Councilman Dwight Boykins' Response to Firefighters Pension

Upon taking the Oath of Office as a newly elected City Council Member on January 2nd, 2014, I assumed a myriad of responsibilities, for which I am to be held accountable. I am elected to represent the best interests of my constituents and serve as a member of the city’s legislative body. The latter includes adopting and overseeing the city’s annual operating budget.

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Remarks by the President at Farewell Tribute in Honor of Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel

Good afternoon, everyone. Michelle and I, as some of you know, just spent the past few days in India. I returned about 3 o’clock this morning. So I don't know exactly what time it is. (Laughter.) Or what day it is. But I was determined to be here with you this afternoon to honor and celebrate a great friend -- to me, and to all of us.

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H-E-B Debuts New Super Bowl Ad Asking Customers to ‘Name This Salsa’

H-E-B travels the world on an international search for the best new Primo Picks products to bring back to Texas. From Canada, Finland, Peru, and Italy to the Rio Grande Valley and all over Texas, H-E-B works hard to find the most unique items from across the globe and right here in our home state for our customers to enjoy. H-E-B will debut its newest television spot featuring Primo Picks during Super Bowl Sunday.

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Perry Continues to Fight Indictments

Former Governor Rick Perry is hot under the collar after District Judge Bert Richardson refused to throw out indictments against Perry for abuse of power.

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Presenters for the 46th NAACP Image Awards Announced


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