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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: Globe Life Park is vegan-friendly; DeSoto lawmaker addresses “lunch shaming”; the legislative fight continues over whether transgender Texans can use the bathroom; and more.

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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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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Texas man sues first date over texting; Houston Democrat calls for Trump’s impeachment; two years since Waco shootout and nothing’s happened; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Dallas overtakes San Francisco in Forbes best cities for jobs ranking; John Cornyn doesn’t want to lead the FBI; SOLUNA fest kicks off this week; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: FWSO conductor kicked out of Bass Hall; Sid Miller suggests removing warning label on hog poison; check in with the Class of ‘17; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: How Dallas-Fort Worth rent compares in the U.S.; there’s a Texas town called Sanctuary; U.S. Rep. Beto O’Rourke’s punk rock days; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Whataburger is looking for poets this month; Pearland high schooler joins school board; here's how bills go to their graves; and more.

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The fired Balch Springs police officer who shot and killed 15-year-old Jordan Edwards has been charged with murder. A judge signed a warrant Friday afternoon for officer Roy Oliver's arrest.

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Robert Wilson, who brought Jim Lehrer and Monty Python to American television audiences while leading KERA during its early years, died today after a long battle with Alzheimer's disease. He was 75. 

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Two people are dead after an apparent murder-suicide Wednesday at North Lake College in Irving, police say. 

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Two annual festivals in Dallas are joining forces for the first time this Saturday, providing a wealth of diverse programming focused on literacy, creativity and community across the city.  

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Lawmaker fasts in protest of "sanctuary cities" bill; Dallas County’s Faith Johnson finishes first 100 days as DA; American Airlines recovering from confrontation; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Dallas wants more millennials; Texas owes $600,000 to same-sex couples; listen to the new Sarah Jaffe single; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Last killer whale born at SeaWorld; construction continues on Katy Trail pedestrian bridge; Neiman Marcus popovers are No. 1; and more.

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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Bush 41 is back in the hospital; Greg Abbott supports bathroom bill; Bernie Sanders will be in Grand Prairie Thursday; and more.

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