Erin Wides joined the KTRE News 9 team in December of 2019 as a Reporter/MMJ.
Erin grew up in Saint Louis, Missouri (Go Blues, Go Cardinals!). In May 2019 she graduated from the University of Central Missouri with her bachelor’s degree in digital media production, with an emphasis in digital journalism.
While in college, Erin was the features editor for the award-winning school newspaper. She enjoyed telling stories involving the shakers, doers, and change-makers in the community.
She has worked as a Production Assistant at FOX4 in Kansas City and most recently worked as the Communications Associate for Eden Theological Seminary in St. Louis.
In her free time she enjoys playing soccer, watching TedTalks, and playing guitar.
Erin is excited for her next adventure in Texas and to better learn about and share the stories of East Texas.
If you have any story ideas or just want to talk, feel free to email her at email@example.com.
Two East Texas religious leaders got together to discuss race in their communities and since their initial discussion, it has turned into a panel with guests from all backgrounds. They call it, ‘Real Talk, Racial Healing.’
Angelina County is three days into early voting for the runoff election, which is for candidates who did not exceed 50 percent of the vote in the primary election. Angelina County elections administrator Elizabeth Hawkins said voter turnout has increased from 2018.
It wasn’t necessarily all of the information Texas school districts were hoping to hear. The Texas Education Agency addressed what remote instruction will look like for the upcoming year, but nothing on the physical space.