2015-2016 The Prairie Staff

Raylyn Bowers


My name is Raylyn Bowers. I am a senior Broadcast Journalism major at WT and will graduate in December. I am the Associate Publisher at the Swisher County News in Tulia, Texas. I love reading, writing, photography, art, and traveling.

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Tori Sheets


Hi all, my name is Tori Sheets and I’m a senior journalism major working as a food and culture blogger. I have a passion for traveling and believe that the best perspective on life is gained by living it from as many angles... 

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Gabriel Silvas

Podcast Host

Hi there! I'm Gabriel Silvas, a junior Electronic Media Major. I'm a co-host for Plus INT, writer of video game and anime stuff, hopeful voice actor, and sleep enthusiast.

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Jasmin Ruiz


My name is Jasmin Ruiz and I am a Journalism major at West Texas A&M University. I have been an active member of The Prairie since Spring 2014 and I am an Assistant Producer for Telemundo Amarillo.

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Russell Sanderson


My name is Russell and I'm a reporter for The Prairie starting on my second year. I've mainly focused on sports throughout my career here, but I've done a bit of news also. I am also part of the crew for Plus-INT, your source... 

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Natalia Molina


Hello everyone, my name is Natalia Molina and I was born in El Salvador, Central America. I am a Graphic Design Major at West Texas A&M University but I'm also interested in Advertising, Photography and Filming. I've been... 

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Anh Nguyen


I'm Anh Nguyen, and I am one of the new photographers for The Prairie this semester. I am a pretty shy person, but the more you know me the more talkative I become. So let's become friends, and I hope you will enjoy my photos... 

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Kaley Green


My name is Kaley Green, and I am a senior Broadcast Journalism major at WT. I enjoy reporting for The Prairie, spending time with friends and family, and watching Netflix with my cat, Mel. I hope to become a TV news reporter after... 

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Kimberly Hancock


My name is Kimberly Hancock and I'm a sophomore Mass Comm Broadcasting major from Lubbock, Texas. My career goal is to be a meteorologist for any TV station or to work for the National Weather Service. This is my second semester... 

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Preston Thomas


Hey my name is Preston and I'm a reporter for The Prairie on my fourth year here. Aside from news writing, I also help manage the website. I am also a co-creator and co-host of +INT, a podcast about geek news and culture.

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Monica Prado

Advertising Manager

Explorer of the uncharted. Snapchat enthusiast. Aspiring screen print artist fueled by coffee and dreams

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Tran Nguyen


Traveling is my life. This statement describes everything about me. I love traveling, taking pictures and eating delicious food. Even though Tran Nguyen is a Vietnamese name, my heart has fallen in love with South Korea. I hope... 

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Jasmine Aranda


Hello! I am a Junior Broadcast Journalism major from Dimmitt, Texas. I write, take photos and spend my life on Netflix. My personal interests include music, dinosaurs, coffee, and professional dog petting.

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