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DaLyah
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DaLyah
Jones

My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style.

- Maya Angelou

 

Background 

 

Home Town

Lufkin, Tx

 

Texas State University 

B.S.: Elec. Media Studies Minor: Comm. Studies

 

Graduated  

December 2016  

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. 

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Achievements


Achievements


Achievements 

 

Current Positions 

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. 

 

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Interests


Interests


Interests

 

Heroes

Matriarchs in her life +  Maya Angelou +  Beyoncé

 

Favorite foods

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.