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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Summer Of Fun In The City

Summers in the city are one thing and one thing only…hot. Not just hot with heat that makes men sweat and women glisten but summers in Houston are hot with action. Whether you’re looking for ways to be the scorching temperatures with a cool retreat or laugh the night away under the stars, Houston has offerings for your fancy. Get your calendar and take notes, its time to plan your summer of fun.

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America Must Renew Its Infrastructure Or Face Decline

America is literally falling apart. In Flint, children were poisoned in the lead contamination of the water. In Washington, the subway system is plagued by fires and delays. Arlington Memorial Bridge -- which connects the North to the South, the Capitol to Arlington National Cemetery -- may have to be closed soon. Kennedy's eternal flame may burn forever, but the bridge is on its last legs.

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TRA Marketplace Kicks Off in Houston June 26-27

2nd Largest Foodservice Show in the US showcases hottest trends, technology and more

The second largest foodservice show in the country, the Texas Restaurant Association Marketplace, kicks off Sunday and Monday, June 26-27 from 10:30am to 5:00pm at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, 1001 Avenida de las Americas.

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The Exciting, Electrifying and Exhilarating Buick Cascada

Buick has raised the bar. Four words with some clever marketing, innovative engineering, and edgy design have come together to transform the brand. The changes have not gone unnoticed as many do double takes as they say, “Is that a Buick?” A phrase I heard a lot of as I test drove the 2016 Buick Cascada Premium 1SP.

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Donate Food to Stamp Out Hungry

When I get hungry I go to the refrigerator or pantry and make a decision on what I want to eat. Chicken on turkey? Corn or cauliflower? Tea or water? I take for granted that when I open the door of the refrigerator or pantry that food will be inside. Far too many people don’t have the same experience when they are hungry. Their bellies grumble for food but their pantry is empty. Their refrigerator is not stocked. They don’t even know when or if they will have their next meal.

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Houston Physical Education Teacher Drexel Long Slated To Compete This Summer On Season 8 of Hit NBC Show American Ninja Warrior

Drexel Long, Cy-Fair ISD Physical Education teacher, athlete and track & field star, will compete on the new season of the action-packed hit television show American Ninja Warrior™, premiering it's 8th season this summer on NBC Wednesday June 1st, 8/7CST.

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Single Mothers: Honoring Those Who Wear Multiple Hats

Houston Style Magazine knows the struggles of mothers and though we would love to sprinkle some love and appreciation on all our readers who are mothers (single or not) we can’t. But do know we appreciate, love, and commend all of you. However, we can spotlight a select few who were nominated by our loyal readership. So here’s to mothers who are doing it all! We salute single mothers this Mother’s Day.

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Beloved Houston Restaurant Destroyed By Fire

Houstonians will have to find a new lunch and dinner spot today if their favorite establishment was Cleburne's Cafeteria. It was a staple in Houston for the last 75 years.

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Changing Times: Former Slave Replaces Slave Owner as New Face of the $20 Bill

Harriet Tubman is one of America’s heroes that is often not talked about. Sure you hear her name during Black History Month but she never has gotten the true justice, honor, and respect as a hero of the slavery movement. She risked her life making 13 or more mission to free slaves, thereby saving their lives and keeping their families together. And one she lead them to freedom she didn’t let them go but she established them by securing jobs. She was a fighter. Going up against slave owners, she was the first woman to lead an armed expedition in a war guided raid. She is a true symbol of courage and freedom.

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Monday's 5 Things: A Shaken Nation. An Impeached President. A Free Man

A shaken nation. An impeached President. A free man. It's Monday, and here are the 5 things you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door.

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