The Prairie News, founded in 1919 as The Prairie, is West Texas A&M University’s student-run multimedia news organization. Its mission is to produce content that responsibly and accurately informs, educates, and fosters dialogue about issues, events, and ideas within our immediate WTAMU community and the Texas Panhandle community at large.

The Prairie News vision is to establish, grow, and prepare the members of the news organization into media professionals and leaders in their careers. Our members represent The Prairie News and the voice of the WTAMU students with the utmost of integrity, truthful reporting, and professionalism while producing work that honors the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) affiliation and code of ethics.

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