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Kym Fox


Kym Fox

Email: kfox@txstate.edu
Office: Old Main 202A
Phone: 512-245-3484

Courses
MC1313 - Writing for the Mass Media
MC4321 – News Writing and Reporter II
MC4356C - Community News
MC4356B - Editorial, Columns and Reviews
MC4356H – Multimedia Journalism
MC4356F – Feature Writing
MC4386 – Journalism Project – senior journalism capstone course
US1100 – University Seminar – mass communication section

 

Kym Fox leads the journalism sequence in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication, coordinates the media writing course (MC1313) and teaches the journalism capstone course. She also serves as the graduate assistant coordinator.

Fox moved from the newsroom to the classroom after spending 23 years as a daily journalist. She worked at the San Antonio Express-News as the deputy metro editor before joining the Texas State University faculty in 2002. Most of her 18 years at the paper she spent covering courts and legal affairs. Fox also worked at the Mesa Tribune as a copy editor, section editor and reporter after graduating with a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Arizona State University.

Fox holds a master’s degree from the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio and a bachelor’s degree from Arizona State University Cronkite School of Journalism. As a reporter she has awards for coverage of child abuse and juvenile justice as well as state honors for news and feature writing.

A member of the Society of Professional Journalists since college, Fox is the co-adviser to the Texas State student chapter along with Professor Gilbert Martinez.

She is an active member of the San Antonio Chapter of SPJ and is a member of the SPJ national education committee. She formerly served as campus adviser at-large on the national SPJ board.  Fox also is a member of the San Antonio Association of Hispanic Journalists.

Fox has twice been honored with the Texas State University Presidential Award for Excellence, once for service and once for teaching.