Bethany Kyle is a senior communication studies major from Bangs, Texas. She is currently serving as the editor-in-chief for Texan News Service. Bethany says, “I am looking forward to strengthening the reporting and leadership skills that I hope to use in my future career.” Bethany serves as chief of staff in the Student Government Association and is an active member of the Society of Professional Journalists.
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Sara Gann is a junior from Campbell, New York majoring in communications and English. Serving as the art director for Texan News and Cross Timbers Trails Magazine, Sara says she is looking forward to this new opportunity to learn more about what she really enjoys doing and working with a great group of people.
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Alejandra Arreguin is a junior communications major from Fort Worth, Texas and is currently serving as the editor of the Spanish news show, Texan Noticiero, and executive producer of Texan TV News. She says, “I’m looking forward to growing as a leader and a journalist. I’m excited to see what stories we tackle down this semester. ” Alejandra is also involved in Alpha Gamma Delta, The National Society of Leadership and Success, and the Hispanic Student Organization.
Harley Brown is a sophomore communication studies major from Pottsboro, Texas. She is currently serving as the editor of the Cross Timbers Trails Magazine. “I’m beyond excited to serve as the editor of Cross Timbers Trails for another semester. I learned so much after working on the most recent issue, and I cannot wait to see how we can continue to improve this publication. I’m honored to work with this amazing staff, and I’m already looking forward to seeing the finished product we come up with this semester.” Harley is also involved in Delta Zeta, Honors College, Delta Epsilon Iota, Sigma Alphi Pi, and Phi Eta Sigma.
Denise Harroff is a junior communications major from Kingwood, Texas and the managing editor of Texan News. She states, “I have never had an opportunity like this before and am hoping to take the bull by the horns. I want to set a good example for future journalism students and leave a legacy for Texan News Service to reflect on for years to come.” Denise is also a member of Phi Eta Sigma.
Ashley Ford is the Cross Timbers Trails Magazine managing editor. She is a sophomore from Grapevine, Texas majoring in communications. She says, “I’m so grateful to be part of the Texan News Service and working for Cross Timbers Trails magazine. I can’t wait to take advantage of this excellent program and start working on my future. The staff is so charismatic and unique. Working with them is going to be a blast and a wonderful learning experience.”
Travis Smith is the sports editor for Texan News Service. He is a senior political science major from Waxahachie, Texas. Travis would like to add, “It’s hard to contain my excitement for the opportunity I have with Texan News and Texan News TV to cover and promote TSU athletics and its athletes. Our TexAnns and Texans have become two of the premier programs in the Lone Star Conference and in all of Division II, and it is an honor to share their stories.” He is also the president of the Tarleton State Club Golf Team and an alumnus of Alpha Gamma Rho.
Katy Tonkin is a senior communications major from Hutto, Texas and is currently serving as an associate producer for Texan News. Katy says, “I’m excited to work with Texan News Service for another semester and to see what we will accomplish.” Katy is also involved in Alpha Gamma Delta and the Society of Professional Journalists.
Jack Cochran is a junior communications major from Riviera, Texas and is currently serving as entertainment editor for Texan News. Jack would like to add, “It doesn’t matter if it’s raining, snowing, or if there’s a tornado outside, primarily because I work inside. No matter what, I’ll get the absolute best in entertainment news!”
Jessica Parton is a junior from Meridian, Texas studying agricultural communications. She is a staff writer for Texan News. Jessica states, “I am very excited to join the Texan News Service staff and am looking forward to a great semester.” Jessica is also the editor for Tarleton Agricultural Communicators of Tomorrow and a staff writer for Texas FFA.