An association for alumni and supporters of The Daily Texan

Friends of The Daily Texan

An association for alumni and supporters of The Daily Texan

Friends of The Daily Texan

An association for alumni and supporters of The Daily Texan

Friends of The Daily Texan

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Friends of The Daily Texan, Inc.
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1401 Lavaca St
Austin, TX 78701

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Three new senior editors to lead The Daily Texan during 2024-25

A new Editor-In-Chief and two new Managing Editors have been selected to lead The Daily Texan for 2024-2025.

They are:

McKenzie Henningsen, Editor-in-Chief until May 2025

McKenzie Henningsen is a senior English and advertising double major from Austin

She currently serves as the Editor in Chief after previously serving as the Associate Opinion editor and Associate Copy Desk Chief.

 

Amelia Kimball, Fall 2024 Managing Editor

Amelia Kimball will begin her senior year at the University of Texas in the Fall of 2024. She is pursuing degrees in Rhetoric & Writing and Spanish, along with a certificate in Children & Society.

Amelia has spent most of her time with The Daily Texan in the copy department, both as a general staffer and in leadership, and also spent one semester in the social media department and one semester as Associate Managing Editor.

The Texan has been a place of remarkable personal and professional growth for Amelia, and she looks forward to serving as Managing Editor for the Fall 2024 semester. Her goals include prioritizing coverage and content that are of the utmost quality, timeliness and newsworthiness.

Outside of the Texan, Amelia’s interests include public policy, child development, history and music. She works as an intern for C2G Strategies and volunteers with Students Expanding Austin Literacy. She hopes to continue spending her time learning, reading, and writing, until graduation and beyond.

Ireland Blouin, Summer 2024 Managing Editor

Ireland Blouin is a rising junior at the University of Texas at Austin majoring in journalism with a minor in sports media. She is also in the Moody College of Communication Honors Program.

She is currently serving as the Managing Editor for The Daily Texan for the Summer 2024 semester. She has worked for the Texan for six semesters, serving as a General News Reporter, Senior News Reporter, Associate News Editor and Associate Managing Editor previously.

As Managing Editor she hopes to begin a trend of Summer semesters being all about honing in on journalistic skills and professional development along with continuing to create quality content.