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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 KERANews.org. 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. 

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Plano lawmaker calls for new rules on fowl ownership; Rick Perry placed on National Security Council; the state Capitol turns hot pink; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: There’s no space for the Elbow Room in Dallas; Chuck Norris is named an honorary Texan; see you soon, Tony Romo; and more.

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Longtime Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo is replacing analyst Phil Simms on the top NFL broadcasting team for CBS after choosing retirement over playing for a team other than the Dallas Cowboys.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Dallas police dog survives elevator fall; new principal wants to change students perception of O.D. Wyatt; how to influence your lawmakers; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: It’s opening day for the Rangers; Texas country singers clean up at ACM awards; DMA acquires rare Jackson Pollock work; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Irving’s mayor to join Trump administration; NCAA women’s Final Four tips off in Dallas; the story behind Church of the Incarnation’s stained glass window; and more.

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Three nonprofit organizations have offered funding for the city to spay and neuter stray dogs in southern Dallas to reduce the population and improve public safety.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Dallas Zoo welcomes a new baby; there’s word of a new competitor for Ted Cruz’s Senate seat; meet likely the best Selena impersonator in the U.S.; and more.

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Severe thunderstorms with damaging winds plus two tornadoes blew through North Texas overnight Tuesday, prompting power outages and school closures across the region.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Historic Gruene Hall to throw dance party for television shoot; Dallas police officers pitch in at the 911 call center; Buzzfeed is opening its first Texas office; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: D-FW airport’s TSA is under fire; like Abbott, Trump vows to punish “sanctuary cities”; Globe Life Park will be selling a two-foot-long tamale this season; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Texas A&M’s student wants to meet with Rick Perry; Dallas bookstore uses clickbait to get people to read the classics; how to contact your representatives; and more.

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Among nearly 2,700 athletes competing in the largest sports and humanitarian event in the world this year is a figure skater from Plano.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Denton woman survives five days in the desert; an autistic teenager in Richardson benefits from pot; hippos return to Dallas Zoo; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Dallas mayor wants to give IDs to immigrants; Paul Quinn earns “work college” designation; Texas A&M changes event policy after Richard Spencer; and more.

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Dallas’ Paul Quinn College has earned federal recognition as an official “work college,” making it the first urban, Historically Black College and University and the ninth college in the country to earn the designation.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Concern about climate change varies across the state; Duncanville High students are struggling financially; Ethan Couch is back in the news; and more.

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Dallas civil rights activist Roy Williams died Saturday at the Dallas VA Medical Center. He was 74.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Texas’ barbecue cred is questioned; two Texas members of Congress take a bipartisan road trip; meet the Dallas-Fort Worth musicians playing SXSW; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: The Lady Bears are a No. 1 seed; masturbation bill is satirical yet serious; Dallas is the only U.S. stop for top-notch Mexican art exhibit; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Donald Trump, Jr. was in town; Texas has to redraw its political maps; for this Dallas painter, homelessness is temporary, but necessary; and more.

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The Republican health care bill under consideration in the House of Representatives would change health coverage for a lot of people.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Lawmakers want to exempt Texas from daylight saving time; SXSW amends performance agreement issue; celebrate St. Patrick’s Day early; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Deadly crash in Mississippi kills four Texans; Cowboys expected to release Tony Romo; McMurtry’s typewriters sell for $37,500; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Poor Californians are migrating to Texas; 48 people were exonerated in Harris County in 2016: play a video game about crossing the border; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Lawmakers will debate “bathroom bill” at hearing; Joe Biden will speak at SXSW; Austin’s iconic mural was defaced — again; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas: Duncanville Pantherettes win their 10th state title; North Texas constituents sound off on health care; 200 Dallasites take on Shakespeare; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: South By Southwest under fire; Larry McMurtry’s selling his “Lonesome Dove” typewriters; Rick Perry to safeguard country’s nuclear weapons; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: North Texas has a low risk of earthquakes in 2017; you can’t light up in Dallas parks anymore; it’s Texas Independence Day, y’all; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Plano engineer accepts the award for “The Salesman”; Texas to hear arguments in same-sex marriage case; D-FW sees its hottest winter; and more.

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