- Maya Angelou
B.S.: Elec. Media Studies Minor: Comm. Studies
DaLyah Jones is a 23 year old East Texas native, born and raised in Lufkin, Texas. She's an All Things Considered Assistant Producer and Host for Austin's NPR Station - KUT 90.5. DaLyah is also a 2017 Knight CUNYJ Fellow. Recently, she graduated from Texas State University with a Bachelor of Science in Electronic Media and a minor in Communication Studies.
She has interned for New York Public Radio, Texas Standard, KUT Public Radio and KTRE News. She was a reporter for NPR's Next Generation Radio and an Assistant News Director for Texas State's college radio station, KTSW.
KUT Host & Assistant Producer
Knight CUNYJ Fellow 2017
A few of her collegiate awards include Dean’s List honors; Grand Prize for Spot Production from the South Central Broadcasting Society; 2nd place for Radio Spot News, Honorable Mention, and 2nd place for Non-feature Category from the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association; 4th place for Best Documentary/Public Affairs from College Broadcasters, Inc.. DaLyah was also active in Ebony Players, Paws Preview, NAACP, and Texas State Broadcasting Society.
Matriarchs in her life + Maya Angelou + Beyoncé
French Fries & Chocolate
DaLyah's hobbies include producing audio and visual stories, DIYing, eating and hanging out with family and friends. She also has an extreme fascination with sunflowers.