Amanda DeBerry, Associated Press prize-winning photojournalist, joined HFSC in June 2021 as its public information officer and board secretary. Ms. DeBerry has seven years of experience in media and communications, including her most recent role as the public affairs specialist with the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Houston. Prior to that, she spent several years as a multimedia journalist at KOSA-TV in Odessa, Texas and LUTV-NEWS in Missouri. In those roles, she sourced stories, developed communications strategies and created compelling visuals to relate to different audiences. She has a bachelor’s degree in communications from Tennessee State University and a master’s degree in journalism and communications from Lindenwood University.