Joshua Skinner

Weekend Anchor | Multimedia Journalist
Odessa, TX

Joshua is the Weekend Anchor/Weekday MMJ for CBS-affiliate KOSA-TV in Odessa, Texas. During his career covering news and sports, he's worked as a writer, reporter, editor, anchor, show host, DJ, play-by-play/color commentator, and radio board operator.

Since 2016, he's covered sports at the high school, NCAA, and professional levels, as well as covering government, crime, environmental issues, and current events.

Some of his most memorable assignments include the NHL and MLB playoffs, 2019 Chicago Teacher's Strike, 2020 Genesis Invitational, and the environmental impact of rising water levels on Lake Michigan.

His report titled "Women in Fly Fishing" won a 2019 National Academy of Arts and Sciences Award.

A multifaceted journalist, his stories include profiling the longest-running soup kitchen in Chicago, chronicling the AT&T Byron Nelson's move to Trinity Forest Golf Club, and a half-hour special on the growth of Democratic Socialism in America.

Before entering journalism, Joshua worked for the Department of Defense and as a merchant mariner. He spent a majority of his twenties exploring various areas of Asia, the Middle East, North Africa, Southern Europe, Cuba, Canada, Scandinavia, and the Arctic Circle courtesy of the U.S. taxpayer.

  • University of North Texas | Northwestern University
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  • 2019 National Academy of Arts and Sciences Award, Photography
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