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JRLR Staff


THESSALI TEAGUE – Legislative Report Manager

Thessali was previously JRLR’s Capitol Specialist and is looks forward to serving as Manager. She continues to cover legislation in the House of Representatives and the Senate in addition to various other responsibilities. She joined the Legislative Report team in May 2013 after spending a semester in Washington D.C. studying International Affairs at American University. Thessali holds a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism with a minor in Political Science from Oklahoma Christian University. The daughter of an Army Colonel, she has lived in six states and one other country and now currently lives in Oklahoma City.

EMILY SUMMARS– Legislative Capitol Reporter and 23rd and Lincoln Web Manager

Emily manages and writes for JRLR’s 23rd and Lincoln Capitol news site while also heading JRLR’s agency news coverage. Emily received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from the University of Oklahoma in 2012 and her Associate in Arts from Cottey College in 2009. She formerly worked for eCapitol, the Student Press Law Center in Virginia and she was managing editor for Sooner yearbook during her time at OU. A native Oklahoman, Emily enjoys baking cookies and binge watching Dr. Who while serving on her local PEO Chapter FL.

MARIE PRICE – Senior Capitol Correspondent

Marie writes for JRLR’s 23rd and Lincoln editorial site. JRLR’s award-winning Senior Capitol Correspondent Marie Price started covering the State Capitol in 1980 and has written about state government and the law for more than 30 years. Her career has included service with the Oklahoma Legislative Reporter, predecessor to the Journal Record Legislative Report, the Journal Record newspaper and the Tulsa World. Marie received a juris doctorate from Oklahoma City University in 1991, also earning a bachelor of arts degree in mass communications from OCU in 1979, graduating magna cum laude. While at OCU she rose to the position of managing editor of The Campus, OCU’s student newspaper. She was honored by her journalism peers in 1998 when she was inducted into the Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame.

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