Erin Wides joined the KTRE News 9 team in December of 2019 as a Reporter/MMJ.
Erin grew up in Saint Louis, Missouri (Go Blues, Go Cardinals!). In May 2019 she graduated from the University of Central Missouri with her bachelor’s degree in digital media production, with an emphasis in digital journalism.
While in college, Erin was the features editor for the award-winning school newspaper. She enjoyed telling stories involving the shakers, doers, and change-makers in the community.
She has worked as a Production Assistant at FOX4 in Kansas City and most recently worked as the Communications Associate for Eden Theological Seminary in St. Louis.
In her free time she enjoys playing soccer, watching TedTalks, and playing guitar.
Erin is excited for her next adventure in Texas and to better learn about and share the stories of East Texas.
If you have any story ideas or just want to talk, feel free to email her at email@example.com.
University of Central Missouri, Digital Media Production
Louisiana's positive case count of the novel coronavirus grew Sunday to more than 3,500 cases. In response to this, Texas governor Greg Abbott announced an executive order requiring a 14-day self quarantine period for some people traveling into Texas from Louisiana.