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Joe Dominguez joined the FOX8 family as a general assignment reporter.

He moved to Greensboro from KRDO-TV in Colorado Springs. He covered several national news stories like the Aurora movie theater shooting, a deadly attack at New Life Church, the ousting of pastor Ted Haggard and two of the worst wildfires in the state's history. Joe was hired as the Bureau Chief before being promoted to the anchor desk.

He started his career at KWES-TV covering Midland, Odessa and much of West Texas. Work also took Joe into Mexico for one story, where he conducted a jail house interview with a U.S. citizen unfairly imprisoned on murder charges. That man was freed a few months later.

Joe has been honored several times throughout his career for his work as a reporter during breaking news and also as a sportscaster covering high school football.

Joe became a broadcast journalist after graduating from the University of Texas at Austin.

Moving to Austin while he was in high school, it's easy to understand why Joe loves discovering new music and is excited to visit the Greensboro Coliseum and other venues in the Triad for live shows.

He also enjoys baseball and good BBQ.

Recent Articles
  • Temporary shelter serving about two dozen Heritage House residents

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — On the first night of being without a home, only 23 former Heritage House residents will take advantage of an emergency shelter set up by the Interactive Resource Center in Greensboro. Executive Director of the IRC Michelle Kennedy said 27 people from the housing complex boarded a bus to visit the IRC on East Washington Street Wednesday. The group had been preparing for up to 80 residents needing temporary shelter. Along with a place to sleep, the […]

  • Winston-Salem football safety researchers applaud NCAA deal with former players

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A group in Winston-Salem that focuses on football player safety is encouraged by a deal announced Tuesday regarding head trauma and National Collegiate Athletics Association. The $70 million dollar settlement between college athletics governing body and a group of former players would establish a fund to allow all former college athletes to get tested for brain trauma. It would also require future athletes to undergo testing before play begins so there is a baseline from which to […]

  • Family members of murder victim vow to find suspects

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Family and friends of Warren Portis, 28, were holding on to hope as they handed out flyers in downtown Greensboro Saturday. “I’m here to ask the people in the city of Greensboro to help me find the killers, the people that killed my son,” said Portis’ mother, Crystal Able. Able and others have seen more than four months go by since Portis and a friend were attacked on West Friendly Avenue near Commerce Street early Sunday morning […]

  • ‘Move Action Day’ helps Heritage House residents find new homes

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A community effort to help low-income families find work and affordable housing turned out to be in the right spot to help hundreds of families transitioning out of the troubled Heritage House. The city of Greensboro is condemning the building July 30 due to outstanding water bills that stretch back at least 10 months. Duke Energy also had issues collecting money from the Heritage House Homeowners Association. The Greensboro Housing Coalition and the New Jerusalem Center have […]

  • Texas school district eyes Triad teachers

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — Educators who brought their resumes to the latest job fair in Greensboro could be willing to cross the country for their next job. The Houston Independent School District held a job fair for Triad area educators Thursday. Informational packets handed out to job seekers showed the starting pay for these jobs at $49,100. That’s above the average pay for teachers in North Carolina which is $45,737 and ranks the state among the worst in the nation for […]

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    Greensboro to condemn, close Heritage House on July 30

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — It will be water, lights and people out of the Heritage House condominium complex on July 30. The City of Greensboro has announced it plans to the transition residents out of the troubled building due to an outstanding water bill. The city won’t comment on how much is owed but say the bill started building about 10 months ago. The Heritage House Housing Association has also fallen into a past due situation with Duke Energy. Without power […]

  • Greensboro mother worries for daughter, others in Israel

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The head of the Greensboro Jewish Federation is worried about Triad visitors to Israel, especially her daughter. The Federal Aviation Administration has asked all U.S. carriers to suspend flights to and from Tel Aviv for 24 hours because of a rocket strike that landed about one mile from the airport. Marilyn Chandler helps send hundreds of Triad students and adults to Israel on a regular basis for missions. Her daughter Shira, 19, is in the country for […]

  • Better Business Bureau: Roofing scam attempts rising

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A stormy stretch of weather has concern over suspicious roof repair businesses growing like weeds in the Winston-Salem area. The Better Business Bureau of Northwest North Carolina said it has received enough complaints about the door-to-door salesmen to issue a warning. Many of those complaints are tied to offers of a free roof through a homeowner’s insurance policy, something that roofers wouldn’t be able to guarantee. “He came to us rather than we seeking him out and […]

  • Four Triad bridges top AAA list for being substandard

    This year’s AAA Carolinas substandard bridges report shows four Triad area bridges atop the list. Substandard bridges are either in poor physical condition or not built to handle today’s traffic volume. For the third year in a row, a bridge along Interstate 40 where it splits with Business 85 over South Buffalo Creek is the most concerning according to the report. Right behind it is a bridge on a stretch of Business 40 through Winston-Salem that crosses Liberty Street. The […]

  • High Point woman hit by car fights crosswalk ticket

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — A High Point woman hit by a car while using a motorized wheelchair to get to the grocery store Saturday will not be blamed for the wreck. Janet Wade and her daughter were both sent to the hospital after the crash. Not long after that, a police officer investigating the wreck on Westchester Drive and Evergreen Avenue wrote Wade a ticket for not using a crosswalk. “I could have lost my life,” said Wade. “I could […]

  • Contract hire by City of Greensboro fires up some on city council

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The Greensboro City Council has asked the city manager’s office to review the hiring procedure that allowed a vocal critic of the city to land a contract job. Ben Holder was one of two people hired just a few weeks ago to become a code enforcement consultant for the city to keep up with complaints about nuisance properties. FOX8 tried contacting Holder about his position with the city but he did not want to comment. “I really […]

  • Greensboro leaders happy to see plans in place for Lorillard plant

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — City of Greensboro leaders see the silver lining in the Lorillard buyout. Initial word from the multi-billion dollar deal should keep the tobacco plant open. The large tobacco manufacturer is being sold to rival Reynolds America with a third party, Imperial Tobacco, planning to buy the Lorillard facility and continue operations. “Now it looks like the vast majority of employees will stay right here in Greensboro,” said Mayor Nancy Vaughan. Just a few weeks ago, Vaughan said […]