Moody obtained a broadcasting degree from Baylor University. He was the only person to anchor the news at three Dallas-Fort Worth network affiliates: KXAS-TV (Channel 5), 1971-80; KDFW-TV (Channel 4), 1980-84; WFAA-TV (Channel 8), 1987-99. He also worked at KWTX-TV in Waco (1968-70); at the ABC affiliate in El Paso (1970-71), where he was Texas' youngest news director/anchor; and at Houston's KHOU-TV (1984-87). Had a cameo role as a news anchor in two Oliver Stone films, Talk Radio (1988) and Born on the Fourth of July (1989). His memoir, Moments: The Life and Career of a Texas Newsman, was published in 1995.
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