Bob Schieffer College of Communication welcomes newspaper executive to its Board of Visitors

The Bob Schieffer College of Communication today welcomed Lauren Gustus to its Board of Visitors for a four-year term.

The BOV contributes to the sound growth and development of the college and brings visibility and contacts to the campus.  Members are encouraged to provide advice regarding new programs and initiatives, assist students with employment opportunities and mentoring, and contribute to the financial priorities of the college.

Ms. Gustus became the Fort Worth Star-Telegram’s vice president and executive editor in June 2017.  She succeeded Jim Witt, who previously served on the Schieffer College BOV.

Before joining the Star-Telegram, Ms. Gustus worked as a sports reporter for the Los Angeles Daily News, as assistant sports editor for the Salt Lake Tribune, was senior editor for sports and features for the Reno Gazette-Journal, and was senior editor and executive editor for the Fort Collins Coloradoan.

Ms. Gustus is a graduate of Pepperdine University, and she and her husband have two sons.