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The Star Sitdown | Episode #24 – Brianna Benitez (University Star News Editor)

The Star Sitdown | Episode #24 - Brianna Benitez (University Star News Editor)

Hello everyone and welcome to another episode of The Star Sitdown. This week, we have Brianna Benitez. Benitez was on the podcast last season and a lot has changed since her first appearance. Benitez is the current news editor and is going to be the next editor-in-chief of the University Star. In this episode we spoke about Benitez’s experience as the news editor, Texas State’s potential return to full capacity, and her upcoming term as Editor-in-Chief.
This episode was edited by Podcast Producer Bailey Collier
The Star Sitdown is a weekly podcast hosted by Podcast Editor Kim Davis Jr. highlighting interesting people and topics throughout the Texas State and San Marcos community.
Brianna Benitez:
https://www.instagram.com/briannacelestte/
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCPSnCNZDcIGJkBiJzhy9qrg/featured

Timestamps
0:00 – Intro
1:49 – Brianna’s transition to the news section
5:44 – Covering the winter storm
10:05 – Brianna’s experience as a driver
16:38 – Thoughts on becoming the next Editor-in-Chief
19:11 – “Spicy Latina”
20:44 – Opening campus 100% & facemask
25:54 – Taylor Swift
28:55 – Brianna’s mother
30:28 – Brianna’s expectations heading into next semester
33:36 – Brianna’s aspirations after college
38:00 – Closing

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