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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5 Things to Know for Your New Day -- Monday, October 5

Record flooding slams South Carolina. Answers demanded in Afghanistan hospital bombing. And has the El Faro been found? It's Monday, and here are five things to know for your new day.

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Ten-time GRAMMY Award Winning A Capella Group TAKE 6 Provides the ABC's for "Reba to the Rescue"

TAKE 6, the most award winning jazz, pop and R&B a capella group in the world, recorded their "ABCs" for their likenesses to perform on the new animated elementary education app, "REBA TO THE RESCUE"

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Manoosh Mixes Creativity, Cashmere and Charity for Fall 2015

Manoosh, a Houston-based textile brand showcasing local artists’ work on a line of lightweight, luxurious scarves, is releasing its third collection for Fall 2015, featuring six new designs in both rich, vibrant colors and more subdued, neutral tones. Two of the new designs are available in the popular, lightweight cashmere modal blend and three are offered in 100 percent cashmere with a delicate twill weave.

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H-E-B Takes Texan Taste Buds on a Tour of Italy with Statewide Launch of Ciao Italia in More Than 300 Stores

Italian Trade Agency Partnership Brings Authentic Italian Items to Texas

In its continued commitment to providing customers with a diverse and high-quality assortment of products, H-E-B has partnered with the Italian Trade Agency to bring more than 3,000 authentic Italian imports to more than 300 H-E-B stores across Texas.

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Beyond the Rhetoric: Environmental Extremists seem to be going cuckoo

Finally, African Americans are starting to understand our environmental policies. They are seeing the Obama Administration’s policies as damaging and in some cases lethal to the Black economy. The Administration came into the focus in 2009 with their money choking “Cap and Trade” initiative.

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Mob in Indian Village Kills Man Over Cow Slaughter

By and large, Hindus and Muslims live side-by-side in relative peace across India. But every now and then, the calm is punctured by moments of madness --- and deadly violence. The sleepy, dusty, mostly Hindu village of Bisara, near the country's capital, became such a place this week.

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Education Secretary Arne Duncan Stepping Down

Education Secretary Arne Duncan will step down in December, an administration official said Friday. Duncan is one of the few original members of President Barack Obama's Cabinet who are still in office.

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A Catholic Reads the Bible, Week 19: Pete and Repeat

This is week 19 of an ongoing series: A Catholic Reads the Bible. Read Week One, Week Two and Week Three.

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Baby Born Without a Complete Skull Defies the Odds

Jaxon Buell was born without a large part of his skull and brain. Doctors told Brandon and Brittany Buell their son wouldn't live past a few weeks. In August, the family celebrated his first birthday.

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Taylor Swift Donates $50,000 to Family of Baby with Cancer

Toshi Davidson was a backup dancer for Taylor Swift's 1989 tour, but the superstar recently showed that she was the one who had his back.

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