From left to right:
Sara Gann, Katy Tonkin, Harley Brown, Justin Pack, Denise Harroff, Ashley Ford, and Keauno Perez
Photos by Justin Pack



Denise Harroff is a senior from Kingwood, TX and is studying communications. She serves as the editor-in-chief for Texan News Service this summer. Denise is involved in Phi Eta Sigma and the Society of Professional Journalists. She says, “I am honored to hold a position that leads the staff this summer and hope to leave a positive and successful image for future editors.”



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.

Follow her at @sara_gann



Harley Brown is a junior communication studies major from Pottsboro, Texas. She is currently serving as the managing editor of Texan News Service. “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.

   Follow her at @harleymesquite


Ashley Ford is the Texan News Service staff writer. She is a junior from Grapevine, Texas majoring in communications. She said, “I’m so grateful to be part of the Texan News Service. 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.”



Katy Tonkin is a senior communications major from Hutto, Texas and is currently serving as the executive producer for Texan TV 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.   


Keauno Perez is the associate producer for Texan TV News. He is a senior communications major from Joshua, Texas and is also involved in Kappa Delta Rho and Student Government Association. Keauno said, “I am excited to return to Texan News Service to work in the influential field of media. To be given the opportunity to inform the public, entertain an audience, and work with peers keeps me smiling at the end of the day.”

Follow him at @keaunoperez



Justin Pack is the current graduate assistant for the communications department and spends most of his time in the technological areas of Texan News Service and Texan TV News. Justin is from Stephenville, Texas and is working on a master’s degree in communications. He said, “I am excited to work with the Texan News team to help produce our daily content and learn more about communicating through various mediums.”

Follow him at @_JustinPack

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