Gaylord News

2020-2021 Staff

Skylar Tallal

Skylar Tallal

is a broadcast journalism reporter at the University of Oklahoma, with a minor in International Studies, graduating in May 2021. Born and raised in Allen, Texas, she is currently one of two correspondents for the Gaylord News...

Sarah Oven

Sarah Oven

is working for Cronkite News in Washington in spring of 2021. Sarah, who has interned at the Cronkite Journal and The Arizona Republic, expects to graduate in May 2023 with a bachelor's degree in journalism and minor in political...

Miranda Vondale Foster

Miranda Vondale Foster

is a senior Gaylord journalism student at the University of Oklahoma. Miranda began her major in journalism at Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC), where she was hired as a staff writer and a podcast creator and editor for...

KaraLee Langford

KaraLee Langford

is a Gaylord journalism student at the University of Oklahoma. She completed her associate’s degree in journalism at Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC). There, she began her journalism career as a writer for the OCCC student...

Libbey Dean

Libbey Dean

is a journalism student at the Gaylord College in the University of Oklahoma who is expected to graduate in 2022. A native of Houston, Texas, she is currently part of Gaylord News in Washington, D.C....

Brooklyn Wayland

Brooklyn Wayland

is a reporter currently attending the University of Oklahoma where she studies journalism and political science. She now is the creator, producer and co-host of the “Survive & Thrive” and “America’s Cross-Roads”...

Joseph Tomlinson

Joseph Tomlinson

was born and raised in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He is a senior journalism major at the University of Oklahoma and is a Washington correspondent for Gaylord News.

Sarah Beth Guevara

Sarah Beth Guevara

  is a graduate student in the Gaylord College at the University of Oklahoma after obtaining her undergraduate degree from the same institution. She is part of the Facebook Journalism Project and part of the POLITICO Journalism...

Emma Sears

Emma Sears

is a student at the Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication and a reporter for Gaylord News.

Nancy Marie Spears

Nancy Marie Spears

is a member of the Cherokee Nation and a reporter for Gaylord News, a reporting project of the Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication.

Bennett Brinkman

Bennett Brinkman

is a journalism student within the Gaylord College of the University of Oklahoma who is expected to graduate in 2022. A native of Edmond, Oklahoma, he is currently part of Gaylord News in Washington D.C.

Zaria Oates

is a student at the University of Oklahoma Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication and a reporter for Gaylord News.

Jim North

Jim North

  is a graduate student from Tulsa, Oklahoma in the Master of Professional Writing program at the OU’s Gaylord College of Journalism and Mass Communication. His undergraduate background in journalism and creative writing...

Breanna Mitchell

Breanna Mitchell

is a junior from Dallas, Texas, majoring in journalism and ballet performance at the University of Oklahoma. She has enjoyed covering Oklahoma news for the Norman Transcript and Gaylord News.

Jessie Christopher Smith

Jessie Christopher Smith

  is a journalism major at the University of Oklahoma, with minors in Religious Studies and English, Literary and Cultural Studies. He was co-founder and editor of Rap Chronicle, an online music magazine that published...

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