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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Houston Welcomes First Latino Police Chief, Art Acevedo

Artists are generally two things, patient and always crafting to make a beautiful picture. Houston’s new police chief is an artist in more than just his name, Art Acevedo. He has the patience to work with Houston’s officers coupled with the community to produce great results to make a beautiful picture. He says that together he and the police force will be a group of “fine artist tweaking” to make Houston the best it can be.

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Giving Thanks: TeamStyleMag Counts Their Blessings

The holidays always give us that time to pause. Allowing to take a real big deep breath and exhale all of what the previous ten months threw at you. I believe that is why people tend to smile more, laugh more, give more, and are just happier because they have already started the process of leaving yesteryear behind them.

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A Call for Peace After Triumph Election

There are no more campaigns to run or speeches to give. Votes have been cast and the results are in. Donald Trump is the next President of the United States.

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Your Voice, Your Choice: Who Will Lead Us in 2017 and Beyond?

They are different as night and day. They mix as well as oil and water. There only commonality maybe that they both want to be the President of the United States and that they want the best for every citizen of this country. Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have different plans and political agendas for how to advance America. Houston Style Magazine breaks down the candidates on the issues to make you a more informed voter.

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Loving the Bug: Review of the 2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune Convertible

The high is 82 without a cloud in the sky. The leaves in the trees are slightly swaying from side-to-side. It is the perfect weather to let your top down and enjoy the ride. That was my situation behind the 2016 Volkswagen Beetle Dune convertible for one week I had fun, fun, fun in the sun and getting to know the little love bug. And I am smitten. Now it is your turn to find out why so many can’t help but love the bug.

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Voters Beware: Check Your Choice to Hear Your Voice

Eight years ago a Chicago man made us all have hope and believe that we could do the impossible together. We rode that dream all the way to the polls to make history and elect Barack Hussein Obama as the first African American President of the United States of America.

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METRO's Commercial Star and Kashmere Drum Major Zackery Johnson Gets Full Scholarship to Texas Southern University

Zackery Johnson is one step closer to his dream of being the drum major at Texas Southern University. He got the surprise of his life during Texas Southern University's homecoming game when he was awarded a $30,000.00 4-year scholarship to the historic institution.

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Jeep Cherokee Overland Withstanding Every Tests

Orange is Houston’s new color. You can’t go to too many places and not pass a construction zone with the orange barrels and signs directing you to slow down, stop and detour here. Having a vehicle with off-road capability is to your advantage to handle all the dips, dives, and divots on the beaten and battered streets. One with style and safety measures is a plus.

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The Different Side of the Rose

Philanthropist, Activist and shy are not words normally associated with Amber Rose. But those words describe her far better than ones usually associated with her character. With more fame, Amber has gained a bigger platform that she is using to bring attention larger than herself for the benefit of every woman. Meet a different side of the Rose.

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Houston Legend Skipper Lee Frazier Passes at 89

The voice was unmistakable. The name was always recognizable. Skipper Lee Frazier was a Houston legend, civil rights activist, and an icon in radio. Frazier died over the weekend surrounded by family and friends. He was 89 years old.

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