Hello everyone and welcome to another episode of The Star Sitdown. This week, we have Brianna Benitez. Benitez was on the podcast last season and a lot has changed since her first appearance. Benitez is the current news editor and is going to be the next editor-in-chief of the University Star. In this episode we spoke about Benitez's experience as the news editor, Texas State's potential return to full capacity, and her upcoming term as Editor-in-Chief.
This episode was edited by Podcast Producer Bailey Collier
The Star Sitdown is a weekly podcast hosted by Podcast Editor Kim Davis Jr. highlighting interesting people and topics throughout the Texas State and San Marcos community.
0:00 - Intro
1:49 – Brianna’s transition to the news section
5:44 – Covering the winter storm
10:05 – Brianna’s experience as a driver
16:38 – Thoughts on becoming the next Editor-in-Chief
19:11 – “Spicy Latina”
20:44 – Opening campus 100% & facemask
25:54 – Taylor Swift
28:55 – Brianna’s mother
30:28 – Brianna’s expectations heading into next semester
33:36 – Brianna’s aspirations after college
38:00 - Closing