Samantha Athey on Muck Rack

Samantha Athey

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Joplin, MO
Editor — Farm Talk
As seen in: Farm Talk
Covers:  Agriculture, farming, ranching, cattle, soybeans, corn, crops, wheat, horses, hogs, goats, sheep, dairy

Missouri girl. Oklahoman at heart (#GoPokes). I live in Kansas from 8 to 5. Editor at @FarmTalkNews. Tweets are my own.

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Biography

Missouri girl. Oklahoma State agricultural communications/animal science alumna. Editor of Farm Talk Newspaper covering southeast Kansas, southwest Missouri, northeast Oklahoma and northwest Arkansas.

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@samanthaathey — 139 followers, 251 tweets

At @WOWaquarium, my husband points out which animals make for good eating. 🤦🏼‍♀️ You can probably imagine the looks from the parents and kids.
Anyone ever have one of those nightmares where you can't go back to sleep until you hit up Amazon for a new smoke/carbon monoxide detector and fire extinguishers? Because, same. 🙋‍♀️
Mennonites were listening to French Montana at the Louisburg McDonald's. Isn't that in the Book of Revelation somewhere? #endtimes
I sent this to my husband yesterday morning as I was curled up on the couch next to a blazing fire in the wood stove (which he started before I woke up). Needless to say, he wasn't super friendly when he got home. 😅 https://t.co/IN1brMWhOD
Sometimes you’ve just got to entertain the kids with Netflix 😂 Surprisingly, the heeler sisters love The Office. https://t.co/wHsNwAIId4
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Why did you become a journalist?

Ag journalism allowed me to combine my love for farming, writing and photography. It just seemed like a match made in heaven.

What advice can you offer to aspiring journalists?

Don't be afraid to do things differently. Journalism is always evolving. You may be part of that process.

What's your favorite drink?

Sweet tea