Derek Kuhn has been a journalist for 10 years, writing, photographing and designing for a variety of publications including the Tyler Morning Telegraph and the Longview News-Journal.
Prior to entering the newspaper industry, Derek served as a public affairs specialist in the U.S. Army from 2007 to 2012. He deployed to Afghanistan in 2009 and Japan for tsunami relief efforts in 2011.
Derek has won many awards for design, photography, opinion writing and online efforts including winning Star Designer for two newspapers (The Facts and the Seguin Gazette), Star Online Package (Seguin Gazette 2015, 2016) for the Texas APME. He’s covered a variety of news events from Afghanistan to Japan to Texas and North Carolina.
Derek is an avid pop culture fan, including pro wrestling, video games, comics, cartoons, Game of Thrones and more.