Joel hosts and produces local public affairs on-air programming on Closer Look for 40+ K-LOVE and Air1 radio stations in Oklahoma, Texas, Kansas, Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana and Nebraska. In the past, he’s also been heard on stations all across the USA.

Prior to joining K-LOVE and Air1 in 2010, Joel worked for 12 years at radio stations in Kansas City and Oklahoma City.

He’s also a sportswriter and sports broadcaster. Joel has covered high school, small college and minor league sports since the mid-1990s for a handful of radio stations and newspapers in Oklahoma and Indiana.

Currently, Joel co-hosts a statewide high school football scoreboard show “Friday Night Finals” on the Oklahoma News Network. He also does some play-by-play for Oklahoma City University baseball.

Joel works in a behind-the-scenes role with the Oklahoma City Dodgers minor league baseball team, inputting game statistics and acting as the official scorer.

He also finds it odd to write in third person.