Baylor University
Kevin Tankersley

Prof. Kevin Tankersley

Full-Time Lecturer

Phone: (254) 710-7204
E-mail: Kevin_Tankersley@baylor.edu
Office: Castellaw 271

Courses:

  • Writing for Media Markets
  • Sportswriting
  • Magazine and Feature Writing
  • Introduction to Public Relations

Degrees

  • Baylor University, Bachelor of Arts (Business Journalism)
  • University of Arkansas-Little Rock, Master of Arts (Journalism)

Year Started at Baylor

  • Full-time lecturer since 2006

Background

  • Worked as reporter for the Waco Tribune-Herald for five years.
  • Sports information director at McLennan Community College for one year.
  • Sports information director at University of Arkansas-Little Rock for five years.
  • Freelance writer for dozens of publications including: the Dallas Morning News, Baylor Magazine, Baylor Arts & Sciences Newsletter, and Wacoan Magazine.
  • Reporter for Waco Tribune-Herald, covering education, business, religion and food as well as football.
  • Co-owned Fishes & Loaves Catering Company for four years.

Hobbies & Interests

  • Cooking.
  • Reading.
  • Motorcycles.
  • My family (wife:Abby, children: Sophie and Brazos).
  • Church (Abby and I are deacons at Calvary Baptist Church in Waco).

Favorite Thing about Teaching

  • "I love passing on what I've learned working in and around media for nearly 30 years."

Favorite Thing about Baylor

  • "The feeling on campus every time a new semester starts."