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
  • Lexington welcomes first taste of old furniture factory revitalization 

    LEXINGTON, N.C. — With live music playing, alcohol on tap and hundreds of people in the street or enjoying a pint inside the newly-opened Bull City Ciderworks you could have mistaken Lexington for any other North Carolina city of note. And that’s exactly how city and county leaders like it. More than 200 people were on hand for the grand opening of the North Carolina-based brewery that relocated its home base from Durham to Lexington. According to one developer, the […]

  • $5K worth of merchandise taken in break-in at Winston-Salem business

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — After the Country Club Giant auto repair shop on Country Club Road was burglarized last weekend, Scott Rabon snapped a few pictures of a smashed window and a rack that used to house around 20 car batteries for insurance purposes. After thinking about it awhile, he posted one of those pictures to Facebook to let other businesses on the west end of Winston-Salem know about the theft, which robbed the small business of approximately $5,000 in specialized […]

  • Longtime Winston-Salem area politician remembered as a heroine

    WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A pioneer for blacks and females in Forsyth County is being remembered as a heroine who always put service to her community first. Earline Parmon died Tuesday from cancer at the age of 72. Parmon was the first black female elected to the state senate from Forsyth County. Dr. John Mendez, a friend and pastor at Emmanuel Baptist Church, said he saw Parmon earlier this year at an event. He called her death a shock. “I didn’t […]

  • McCrory, supporters cheer on passage of $2 billion Connect NC bond

    RALEIGH, N.C. — It didn’t take long for supporters of the Connect NC initiative backing a $2 billion bond to realize voters believed improvements across the state were needed too. With just 25 percent of all ballot returns, the measure was declared a victory by supporters. It held a nearly 2-1 advantage over critics of the plan which would distribute bond money for higher education, infrastructure, agriculture and state park improvements. Gov. Pat McCrory praised the efforts of both Republicans […]

  • Hickory teenager among hundreds supporting Clinton ahead of primary election

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. — While conservatives from near and far traveled to Hickory to support Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump, Statesville Christian senior Kate Cockerham made the drive to Charlotte to support her choice for president, Hillary Clinton. “I think she stands for equality for everybody,” said Cockerham. “I think that that’s what America was founded on and everyone deserves a chance to do whatever we want.” Cockerham made a sign supporting Clinton but said she would also support the other […]

  • Thomas Built Buses hiring 200 in High Point

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — A company that’s given a major lift to the local economy for close to 100 years is expanding and adding an additional 200 jobs. Thomas Built Buses said it needs skilled workers for second shift work on one of its newest and most popular buses, the Saf-T-Liner C2. Applications are now being accepted online at Vice President of Operations Chris Russell said there are several needs the company is trying to fill. “We’ve already got […]

  • Rockingham County lifts ban on concealed carry guns in government buildings

    ROCKINGHAM COUNTY, N.C. — County residents and employees with concealed carry permits will no longer have to check their weapons before visiting government buildings. The change was made Monday night at the county commissioners meeting. Commissioners had to pass two separate ordinances, one that applied to the public and one that applied to employees. The votes came after a discussion on whether or not lifting a ban on concealed carry guns in areas like youth services was a good idea. […]

  • High Point Road welcomes first ACC Tournament visitors since change to Gate City Boulevard

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — The new Gate City Boulevard for the popular former High Point Road in Greensboro may be a challenge for GPS units trying to find the Coliseum for the ACC Women’s Basketball Tournament but not as big a problem for visitors. The name change became official last summer as the city of Greensboro tries to change the image of the road that had for many years been seen as a high crime area. “To me it’s always High […]

  • HPU students schooled on politics through Republican debate

    HIGH POINT, N.C. — A little less than two weeks ahead of the North Carolina primary elections, students at High Point University gathered to watch the latest Republican Party Presidential Candidate Debate together. The students may be able to make up their own mind on a candidate to back but political communications and political science professor Brandon Lenoir wants them to understand why politicians use the tactics they do. “Hosting events like this on campus allow us to take the […]

  • Splintered utility pole sparking concern in Thomasville

    THOMASVILLE, N.C. — A road that sees its fair share of drivers going way over the posted speed limit of 35 mph has a new danger hanging over neighbors’ and drivers’ heads. It comes in the form of a broken utility pole that has yet to be fixed four days after it was splintered in an early morning traffic accident on Fisher Ferry Street. “I don’t see why they couldn’t fix it seeing that it’s causing more of a problem […]

  • Greensboro charity looking prom dress donations

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — High school students in need of affordable options for prom dresses and accessories can lean on their peers. The Greensboro Youth Council is once again accepting new and gently worn formal dresses for the upcoming Camille’s Closet program in April. The idea is to give families struggling financially a break on the big night by providing young ladies with a dress, shoes, purses and other accessories for free if they qualify for the assistance. The program usually […]

  • Greensboro female fire recruit inspired by loss of her father, support from firefighters

    GREENSBORO, N.C. — A heartbreaking day in the life of a teenage girl from Wilkes County may help the city of Greensboro for years to come. On Valentine’s Day 2015, Kaitlyn Pierce lost her father in a car crash just a few minutes from their Purlear home on Old Highway 60. Rather than wallow in the loss though, she was overwhelmed by the comfort and support shown by the Miller’s Creek Fire Department responding to her father’s accident. It was […]

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