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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5 Things to Know About the Next iPhone

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The Ensemble Theatre Kicks off its Children’s Theatre Performances A Star is Bourne and My Hero

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In Katrina Commemoration, Obama to Cite Inequities 'Brewing for Decades'

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