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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Borris Miles: Where is the Money Going?

Recently, we voted on House Bill 11 (HB 11), which will add an additional $31.5 million to the $280.9 million that has been proposed to secure our border. There are some serious issues like human trafficking and drug smuggling at the border that need to be addressed. However, many of my Republican colleagues are using these issues as talking points to send an excessive amount of money to the border and appease their friends and donors.

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Texas Southern Prevails - Did Not Discriminate!

Texas Southern University was victorious in federal court March 26, in defense of the gender discrimination Equal Pay Act violation lawsuit filed by Graduate School employee Michelle Taylor. Following two hours of deliberation, jurors returned a unanimous verdict that the University did not discriminate against Taylor and was not in violation of the Equal Pay Act.

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EVA Gives Houston Travel Agents Exclusive First Look at New Services

Comfy, convenient Houston – Taipei flights with one-stop connections start in June

EVA Air will give travel professionals an exclusive first look at its new Houston-Taipei service at a special introductory conference at Minute Maid Park, Union Station, in Houston, TX tomorrow, March 27.

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PVAMU Honda Campus All Stars is the National Champion for 2nd Time

We are the champions again is the rallying cry for the Prairie View A&M University Honda Campus All Star Challenge (HCASC) Team. The team captured the National Championship title by defeating the team from Cheney State University of Pennsylvania in the final round of competition on March 23 on the campus of American Honda Motor Co., Inc., in Torrance, California. The team previously won the championship in 2010.

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After a Bounce, Wage Growth Slumps to 0.1%

Another reason for the disenchantment is that millions of potential workers remain detached from the job market. The labor participation rate, which counts both those with jobs and those looking for them, has stabilized, but at lows last seen in the late 1970s, falling slightly in February to 62.8 percent, from 62.9 percent.

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Volvo Ocean Race - We've found Nemo!

Volvo Ocean Race’s fleet passed over Point Nemo* on Wednesday – the furthest from land you can get when at sea– on the day that a new ice limit was introduced by organisers to keep the boats clear of a large iceberg that was drifting towards the path of the fleet

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Texas-sized Beach Cleanup Saturday, April 18

Volunteers needed for Adopt-A-Beach Spring Cleanup

Volunteers are needed for the nation’s biggest all-volunteer coastal cleanup Saturday, April 18.

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Navy Fireman Aspen Green, of New Caney, Texas, Serves Aboard USS New Orleans

A 2012 New Caney High School graduate and New Caney, Texas, native is serving aboard USS New Orleans (LPD 18), one of the Navy’s newest and most advanced amphibious ships, designed to deliver Marines and their equipment to and from war zones.

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'Empire' Produces the Largest Ever Black Audience for a Prime Time TV Series at 71%

What may be most remarkable -- and unspoken -- about the historic first season of Fox's "Empire" is that if not a single white viewer had ever tuned in, the show's Black audience alone would have ranked it as last week's No.6 show in the nation. Total white viewership for the hip-hop drama never exceeded 39% for any episode, and dropped to 29% for the record-breaking finale.

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New Original Sitcom "Mann & Wife" Delivers Family Friendly Laughs to Primetime on Bounce TV

Series Premiere Set For Tuesday, April 7 at 9pm ET/8 CT

eal-life husband and wife team David Mann ("Madea's Big Happy Family") and Tamela Mann ("Sparkle") are reuniting on screen as well as behind-the-scenes as executive producers with the debut of their new family-friendly original sitcom, MANN & WIFE premiering on Bounce TV on Tuesday, April 7 at 9pm ET/8 CT.

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