ASAT News Welcomes New Assistant Editor

The ASAT News img_6580staff is excited to have on board Mayra Monroy, who serves as assistant editor. Monroy is a first-year graduate student in Baylor’s Department of Journalism, PR & New Media and is new to the Central Texas area.

Monroy graduated from Aquinas College, located in Grand Rapids, Michigan, with a bachelor’s degree in communication and journalism/publication studies. She has interned at Michigan’s No. 1 rated news station, Wood TV 8, and served as editor-in-chief of Aquinas College’s collegiate newspaper, The Saint. 

Monroy currently works as a digital content producer at KXXV-News Channel 25 in Waco. She enjoys social media studies and communication theory.



The founder of Critical Studies Blog, Mia Moody-Ramirez, Ph.D., is an assistant professor of journalism, public relations and new media at Baylor University. She specializes in new media portrayals of women and people of color. Her recent papers focus on the effects of the James Byrd Jr. dragging death on Jasper, Facebook hate groups, stereotypes of President Barack and Michelle Obama, male and female rappers’ differing views on the “independent woman,” and coverage of missing women.

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