2020-2021 Staff

Savannah Wesley


My name is Savannah Wesley and I am the Editor-in-Chief for The Prairie News. I am a broadcast journalism major and a senior from Tulia, Texas. I want to become a journalist for a major magazine or online newspaper when I earn...

Alyssa Gonzales

Sports Editor

My name is Alyssa Gonzales. I’m a senior, broadcast journalism major from Lubbock, Texas. I have a passion for news writing and sports. This is my sixth semester on The Prairie News senior staff.

Emily Merrill

Senior Reporter

Hey, my name is Emily Merrill. I am originally from Fort Davis, Texas. I'm studying agricultural media and communications and loving it! I am a senior here at WT and I can't decide if my favorite color is yellow or blue.

Mitchell Downing

Senior Reporter

My name is Mitchell Downing. I am a senior broadcast journalism major and a member of the men’s golf team. This is my first year as a reporter for The Prairie News.

Skylerr Patterson

Senior Reporter

My name is Skylerr Patterson. I am a junior, broadcast journalism major from Electra, TX. I want to become a traveling journalist after I earn my degree. I love to travel and experience new cultures, and I believe that there are...

Ceasar Escalante

Senior Reporter

My name is Ceasar Escalante and I am a senior, media comm major from San Antonio, Texas. I have a passion for creating content and have served as a senior reporter for The Prairie News for 2 semesters. In my spare time with my...

Jonah Dietz

Senior Reporter

English-speaking, American-born European from Germany studying English at WTAMU in order to one day become the next person to aspire to be a great author.

Jeffrey Williams

Senior Reporter

I strive to do and be my absolute best every day. My movie trivia knows no bounds. I am somewhat as swift as a coursing river.

Penny Welter

Newsroom Assistant

I am a senior Ag Business and Economics major from Faith, South Dakota.

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