Meet the Team

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Top L-R: Ariel Sanchez, Renee Burns, Ciara Hall, Sierra Dyson, Alexis Burkett, Cody Drolet, Kaley Dowell.

Bottom L-R: Sarah Hayner, Haley Barnett.

Not Pictured: Deandre Hogg, Arynn Tomson.




Sarah Hayner is the editor-in-chief of Texan News Service. She is majoring in Communications  with an emphasis on Journalism and Broadcast and minoring in Technical Writing and Business Management. At TNS, she would like to gain experience and knowledge that will help her further her journalism career. Her future career goals are to become a news anchor and work at Good Morning America.



Interests: watching rom-coms that make you cry, cat videos, vacationing far away, and coffee.



Arynn Tomson is the art director for Texan News Service and Cross Timbers Trails. She is a senior double majoring in English and Art. She is the treasurer for Tarleton’s SPJ chapter and is a member of the National Society of Leadership and Success. At TNS, Tomson wants to gain experience in artistic design and journalism, and be able to network with people for her future career. Her long-term goals are to become a graphic designer or a professor of English or Art.


Interests: drawing, painting, music, reading, cats, coffee, and watching documentaries.










Updated January, 2020.