Josh Marshall joined KHOU 11 News in August 2016 from KCTV in Kansas City, where he started as a general assignment reporter and worked his way into the station’s investigative unit. In Kansas City, Josh uncovered the truth behind a Kansas City public works illegal dumping operation, exposed fire code violations in one of the city’s top event spaces and dug deeper into soaring water rates.
Before Kansas City, Josh spent two years working for WEYI NBC25 News in Flint, Michigan. He was at the city’s water treatment plant when they started using the Flint River as a public water source. He exposed the initial health effects of what became The Flint Water Crisis.
Josh graduated from West Virginia University with a degree in broadcast journalism. He’s an avid Mountaineer fan and a first generation college graduate. Josh’s father is a paramedic in his home state of Delaware, his mother is a registered nurse. While in college, Josh joined the Army National Guard. He’s still serving our country as a sergeant in an artillery unit.
When Josh isn’t at work he is spending time with his wife, Alexia and their two dogs, Sidney and Buster. His family enjoys traveling, finding the nearest dog park and getting active in their community. While working in Kansas City Josh and Alexia became a ‘Big Couple’ with Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Kansas City.
Follow Josh on Facebook and Twitter, he’s always searching for the next big story that will change his community for the people KHOU serves.
What is your favorite mobile app?
Where is your hometown?
What is something you wouldn't leave the house without?
What is your favorite part of working in television news?
Getting to meet new people and telling their stories to inspire change. Giving a voice to the voiceless and investigating deeper to uncover the truth.
Coffee, tea or neither?
Coffee, I’ll take a warm-up and a to-go cup!
Do you have any pets?
Two dogs. Sidney & Buster. Both are rescues so we’re not 100% sure what breeds they actually are.
What are some of your favorite films?
Rocky (only the first 4...) and Star Wars (all of them)!
What is one thing about you most people might be surprised by?
I like to be involved with several non-profits and enjoy doing volunteer work with my wife.
What is your favorite vacation spot?
Ocho Rios, Jamaica
What are your favorite pastimes?
Traveling, spending time with my family, and trying out new foods/places to eat.
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