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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: Texas currently leads the U.S. in hot car deaths; Kellogg awarded about $24 million to U.S. cities, including Dallas, to fight racism; African Film Fest; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Watch footage from JFK’s fateful drive down Elm Street; Texas could end annual car inspections; guess which taco joint Taco Charlton is repping; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: DMA invites guests to dress as Frida Kahlo for record attempt; gay couples can’t get hitched in Waco; proof that music makes sick kids feel better; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Bonnie and Clyde's keepsakes sold in Boston; train from Fort Worth to the airport could run in 2018; how the art of food photography is perfected; and more.

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A Balch Springs police officer, who was fired and charged with murder after fatally shooting a black teenager, has been indicted on two unrelated charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon by a public servant.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Dallas’ bookstore opens soon; Cornyn and Cruz don’t agree on health care; new stats support an old adage: DART needs work; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: TCU reports most alcohol violations among Texas schools; meet the candidates for Dallas Police Chief; Tarrant County’s getting its first cat cafe; and more.

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Update, July 3: Grand Prairie Police Chief Steve Dye withdrew his application, leaving seven candidates to interview.

Dallas City Manager T.C. Broadnax on Wednesday released a list of police chief candidates.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Local artist designed the plans for a Dallas police memorial; meet an Aggie helping civilians in war-torn Iraq; the best and worst Texas legislators; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Houston painted its crosswalks rainbow; Dallas is trying to desegregate its schools; storms near the Texas coast; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Dallas is the only major Texas city without a bike-share program; hundreds march for Jordan Edwards; remembering Juneteenth with Opal Lee; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Russian hacking attempts failed in Dallas County; Texas businesses band together to protect NAFTA; DART workers find burial ground in Plano; and more.

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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: Bathroom bill could hurt Dallas’ chances of hosting NFL Draft; Little Forest Hills neighbors paint street to curb speeding; Abbott signs state budget; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Tree removal in Dallas exemplifies special session issue; South Korean pianist wins the 15th Cliburn; people protest Islamic law in Richardson; 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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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Event organizers are deciding whether to stay in Texas over SB 4; state lawmaker apologizes after DWI arrest; Oak Cliff Film Festival starts today; and more.

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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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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Dallas is home to an energy-positive big box store; Abbott calls for busy special session; there's birth control delivery to “contraceptive deserts”; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Collin County company helps conservatives move to Texas; food delivery app under fire for excluding south Dallas; State Fair releases its concert lineup; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: There’s a new giraffe baby at the Dallas Zoo; Southwest testing faster exit strategy; meet America’s oldest veteran, an 111-year-old Austinite; and more.

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Route 66, the “Mother Road” that connected Chicago to Los Angeles, and runs through the Texas Panhandle, could soon be dropped from a National Park Service preservation program.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Austin mayor responds to “Wonder Woman” backlash; Al Franken’s new book prompts feud with Ted Cruz; check in with the Class of ‘17; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Nearly all of Arlington High’s top students this year are female; ExxonMobil shareholders want answers; see an upbeat play in Dallas about the great equalizer: death; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Young Texans are competing in the national spelling bee; check in with New Hope’s openly transgender mayor; the Cliburn runs on volunteers; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: U2 takes a tour of Texas; it almost came to blows at the state Capitol; an ode to Premiere Video; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Lawmakers approve shooting feral hogs from the hot air balloons; the Morning News publishes correction 40 years later; plants are tax-free this weekend; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Dallas’ Bonton Farms receives $100,000 grant; Texas congressman fuels hacking conspiracy theory; Bill Murray plays golf in Fort Worth; and more.

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