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Molly Evans

Assistant Producer of Digital News

Molly Evans is the Assistant Producer of Digital News at KERA. She produces, edits and curates news content on She also writes The High Five and maintains the Twitter feed for KERA News. Molly previously served as Digital Coordinator, maintaining KERA’s websites and various digital platforms as well as designing graphics, participating in digital projects and site builds and offering technical assistance to the staff. She has worked at KERA since January 2015.

Before KERA, Molly interned with This Land Press in Tulsa, TulsaPeople magazine, World Literature Today magazine in Norman and the Oklahoma Gazette in Oklahoma City, where she also freelanced. She also wrote and edited for The Oklahoma Daily, the award-winning student newspaper at the University of Oklahoma in Norman.

Molly graduated from OU with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and a minor in Spanish in December 2014. She was awarded Outstanding Senior in Journalism from the Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication. Molly is a native of Tulsa, Okla. 

Corinth Police Department

Five stories that have North Texas talking: a black bear cub escaped from a chicken coop in Corinth; a Fort Worth-born jazz legend has died; the fourth annual Oak Cliff Film Fest takes place this weekend; and more.

Stephanie Kuo / KERA News

An Equal Rights petition circulating in Plano has been ruled invalid by the City and will not move forward, according to a press release

Goodfriend and Bryant / KUT News

Five stories that have North Texas talking: high schoolers could graduate without passing exams; get ready for “The Big Screen” with KERA; it’s the Year of the Sheep; and more.

Travis County Clerk Office / Twitter

A same-sex couple was married in Travis County despite the statewide gay marriage ban.

Virgin America

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Love Field airlines compete for low-cost carrier title; a pregnant sword swallower proves she can stomach danger; Vanilla Ice burglarized a Florida home; and more.

Dallas Love Field / Facebook

The Love Field airline wars hit a new level today as Virgin America announced it would challenge Southwest on one of the routes that built the low-cost carrier -- Dallas to Austin.

Marjorie Kamys Cotera / Texas Tribune

Five stories that have North Texas talking: the president’s deportation-relief program was stalled, but local efforts resume; the state’s gay marriage ban was ruled unconstitutional in Travis County; the Oscar Meyer Wienermobile is stopping through Dallas; and more.

Texas Tribune

Gov. Greg Abbott gave his first State of the State address at 11 a.m. today from the Capitol. The Texas governor discussed several agenda items including education, road improvements and border security, among others. 

Texas Central Railway

Texas Central High-Speed Railway -- the company that wants to build a bullet train between Houston and Dallas -- has settled on one recommended route.

Marjorie Kamys Cotera / Texas Tribune

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Gov. Greg Abbott gives his first State of the State address today; Lance Armstrong owes $10 million to a Dallas company; it’s No Car Week in DFW; and more.

National Weather Service

Five stories that have North Texas talking: Winter temperatures return; the state Supreme Court rejects $750 million from BP; the city of Denton bans texting; and more.