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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Mack Performing Arts Collective (MPAC) "Funny Business" Comedy Workshop

The Dynamic Duo: Emmy Award-Winning Executive Producer Rushion McDonald of the TV Show, “Steve Harvey”, and the Hilarious, Quick-Witted, NAACP Image Award-Winning Executive Producer of the BET Hit Reality Series, Real Husbands of Hollywood, collaborate on MPAC’s Comedy Workshop, “Funny Business”. This workshop will feature a candid discussion and educational session on the fundamentals and business of the world of comedy. Attendees will learn the business (of show business) from these highly sought-after industry experts.

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United Airlines Caps Off Black History Month With Tuskegee Airman Event at Willis Tower

To cap a series of celebrations for Black History Month, United Airlines this morning hosted one of the original Tuskegee Airmen, O. Lawton Wilkerson, at a packed event at the airline’s headquarters at Willis Tower in downtown Chicago. Mr. Wilkerson joined fellow members of the Chicago Chapter of the Tuskegee Airman and several other guests for a celebration of African American involvement in aviation throughout history.

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OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network Orders New Episodes of All Four of Its Popular Tyler Perry Series

New Seasons of Tyler Perry’s Drama "If Loving You is Wrong" and Comedy "For Better or Worse" Kick Off Tuesday, March 24 and Friday, March 27

OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network announced today that it is ordering additional episodes of its four popular Tyler Perry scripted series including 23 one-hour episodes of the drama “The Haves and the Have Nots;” 22 one-hour episodes of the companion drama “If Loving You is Wrong;” 22 half-hour episodes of the comedy “Love Thy Neighbor;” and 20 half-hour episodes of the comedy “For Better or Worse.”

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National Coalition Releases Principles for HIV Criminal Law Reform

Today, in the wake of recent court decisions rejecting several applications of the criminal law to people with HIV, the Positive Justice Project (PJP), a national coalition challenging HIV criminal law policies in the United States, released a set of principles to guide the modernization of state HIV criminal laws across the country.

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Grumpy Cat Soars Over Comcast Headquarters to Say "Don't Mess With The Internet”

Net Neutrality advocates Fight for the Future, Demand Progress, and Free Press flew an airplane towing a 2,000 square foot banner over Comcast’s towering corporate headquarters in Philadelphia in celebration of yesterday’s Federal Communications Commission (FCC) vote protecting Net Neutrality. The banner depicted the popular Internet meme Grumpy Cat, and read “Comcast: Don’t Mess With the Internet.”

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Statement by the Press Secretary on the Visit of President Ashraf Ghani of Afghanistan

President Obama will host Afghan President Ghani, Chief Executive Officer Abdullah, and key members of their unity government for meetings and a working lunch at the White House on Tuesday, March 24, 2015

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H-E-B Primo Picks: Quest for Texas Best Searches For Local Food & Beverage Innovator

Life-changing opportunity for Texas food and beverage creators to win cash and a spot on H-E-B shelves statewide

H-E-B is seeking the state’s most creative Texas-based food and beverage manufacturers for the 2015 H-E-B Primo Picks Quest for Texas Best competition. Interested creators may submit their unique product details online at beginning Wednesday, February 25 through Friday, April 14, 2015. Participants will compete for the opportunity to showcase their uniquely Texan products and a chance to win a cash prize and coveted placement in select H-E-B stores throughout the state.

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Renting vs Buying: Which is Better?

Before you burn that tax refund on shopping sprees, red bottoms, or a lavish vacation, now is the besttime to consider whether or not you should use those funds towards home ownership,

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BURG 16A Smartwatch Available for Giveaways for Magazines, Newspapers Blogs & Shows – Works as a Standalone Phone

BURG 16A Smartwatch Available for Giveaways for Magazines, Newspapers Blogs & Shows – Works as a Standalone Phone

The BURG 16A Smartwatch is now available for giveaways and contests for your magazines, newspapers, shows and blogs. Please tell me if you’d like to participate in a giveaway for your readers.

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Beyond the Rhetoric:The Big Green Hustle, Part 2

Yes, the Dot Com Era was filled with fraud. One year we had 14 high tech startups pay sponsorship for our annual conference. The next year they were all gone – bankrupt. They get quick funding from investors. Then they ripped off as much of the cash without detection and killed the company through the bankruptcy courts. All of the funding that went into the project would now be in the hands of the perpetrators (off shore accounts, etc.). The investors would be left holding the bag.

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