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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: Dallas lawmaker calls on mayor to address gentrification; one Texan was hurt in Alexandria; Houston has an Erykah Badu Day, but Dallas doesn’t; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Dallas Street Choir plays Carnegie Hall tonight; how Baylor’s new president plans to move forward; Yoga N Da Hood hopes to go on the road; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Deceased people apply to vote in Dallas County; Merritt Tierce lands “Orange is the New Black”; Austin man commutes via kayak; and more.

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Residents facing eviction from homes in West Dallas and other rapidly gentrifying areas could receive rental assistance from the city after officials recently identified $1 million in federal funds.

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State Rep. Victoria Neave was arrested by Dallas police on a misdemeanor charge of driving while intoxicated overnight.

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A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit against the city of Irving and its school district filed by the father of Ahmed Mohamed, the teenager whose homemade clock was mistaken for a bomb.

A family attorney said Friday that they would file a new lawsuit, The Associated Press reports.

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