The Wichitan

2018-2019 Staff

Kristin Silva


Editor, reporter, photographer. From: Forney, TX Lives in: Wichita Falls, TX Studied at: University of the Southwest (2015-2016) Studies at: Midwestern S...

Chloe Phillips


Chloe Phillips is a Co-Editor for The Wichitan. Chloe is a mass communication major, minoring in journalism. She has been apart of The Wichitan since Fa...

Alyssa Mitchell


Alyssa Mitchell is one of the co-editors for The Wichitan. She is a third year mass communication major minoring in PR and Advertising. She has been wor...

Brittni Vilandre

Business Manager/ Design Editor/ Photographer

Brittni Vilandre is the design editor and one of the photographers for The Wichitan staff. Brittni is a marketing junior. She began as a reporter in fall ...

Aquila Freeney

Business Manager

Aquila Freeny is the business manager for The Wichitan. She is a sophomore majoring in English with a minor in theater. Freeney is also a transfer student ...

Bradley Wilson


Bradley Wilson is the adviser for The Wichitan. An associate professor of mass communication, he also teaches the media reporting and writing class an...

Bridget Reilly

Photo Journalist

Bridget is in her fourth year, double majoring in sociology and criminal justice. She is from Canberra, Australia, and moved to MSU Texas to run cross...

Brian Lang

Film Critic

Brian is a sophomore Biology and Psychology major that loves to watch and talk about movies and tv shows. He started writing for The Wichitan last sem...

Alana Earle


Alana is a junior Mass Communication major with a minor in Public Relations and Advertising. Since January 2019, Alana has been in charge of the "Question...

Clarissa Alvarado


Clarissa Alvarado is a mass communication sophomore, double minoring in public relations and advertising, and technical writing. She is from Dallas, Texas...

Dallas Wabbington


Dallas Wabbington is a sophomore from Burkburnett, Texas and an English major minoring in Mass Communications. She is a first generation college student...

Justin Garner


Justin Garner is a mass communication sophomore.

Peyton Alonzo


Peyton is a freshman in mass communication from Fort Worth, Texas. He loves to go to concerts and play soccer. He just started writing as a reporter for...

Yerasly Duran


Yerasly Duran is a reporter for The Wichitan. She is double majoring in mass communication and English, minoring in public relations and advertising. She love...

Paige Champagne


Paige Champagne is one of the reporters for The Wichitan. She is a first year mass communication major with a minor in digital media. She loves cats and...

Jason Wilson


Jason Wilson is a mass communication student with an undecided minor. Jason has worked with The Wichitan for one semester. His hobbies including drawing,...

Nick Lanier


I am a mass communication sophomore with a passion for soccer and politics. I have a corgi named Rocky. My pastimes include soccer and video games. I hope...

Tommy Chhe


Tommy Chhe is a mass communication major that loves the topics of sports and politics. Born in Carrollton, Texas, lived in Wichita Falls since the age...

Ryan O'Malley


My name is Ryan O'Malley I am a junior and I'm a sports and leisure studies major with a minor in mass communication. I am a huge sports fan and my favorite...

Carli Woolsey


Carli is a senior in mass communication, minoring in sports and leisure studies minor. To stay involved and active, Carli plays softball. Carli was born in Enid, Oklahoma and studied at ...

Herbert McCullough


Herbert McCullough is a second-year transfer student at MSU and he is currently majoring in political science and is minoring in global studies. He has...

Latoya Fondren


Latoya Fondren is a reporter for The Wichitan. She is a junior majoring in mass communications with a minor in television broadcast. She moved to Texas...

Angel Clara Ukwitegyetse


Angel Clara Ukwitegyetse joined The Wichitan staff as a reporter and photographer in the Fall of 2018.  Angel transferred to MSU from Texas Wesleyan Un...

Nathan Martinez


I'm a mass communication sophomore from Fort Worth, Texas. I studied at Tarrant County College before attending Midwestern State University. My hobbies...

Sharome Burton

Sports Reporter/Photographer

Sharome Burton is a sports journalist and photographer for The Wichitan. He is a first year Mechanical Engineering student with aspirations to get i...

Christian Evans


Christian Evans is a Respiratory Care Major who will graduate in 2020. He was born in Brooklyn, New York, and raised a majority of his life in Houston,...

Mia Heck


Mia Heck is a columnist for The Wichitan. She is a mass communication senior.

Samuel Mitchell


Samuel Mitchell is a columnist for The Wichitan. Samuel is a mass communication senior.

Lane Riggs


Lane Riggs is a columnist for The Wichitan. Lane is an English senior.

Matthew Tempelmeyer

Guest columnist

Todd Giles

Guest Columnist

Todd Giles is an associate professor of English at Midwestern State University.

Taylor Anderson


Taylor Anderson is a reporter for The Wichitan and a mass communication freshman

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