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Meet your Island Waves staff

Illi-Anna Martinez 
Editor In Chief

Senior, Communication, media studies major with a minor in digital journalism. Graduating with a Bachelor’s degree at nineteen years old, enjoys writing poetry. 


Jaxson Twine

Media Production Manager 

Moved to Corpus Christi from the DFW metroplex. He graduated as class president at Timberview HS where he nationally competed and ranked at SkillsUSA for Television Production. Twine remains on the Dean’s List as a Media Production Major and a Digital Journalism minor. Twine is also a summer intern for KWTX News 10.


  1. Kirklan Hinojosa
    Web Editor

Junior, technical communication major. 

Mitchell Jackson
Video Editor

Mitchell Jackson is a sophomore Theatre Major with an Emphasis in Acting and Directing. Mitchell also likes filmmaking, which led him to this job.

Taiwo Agbaje
Advertising Manager
Professional Accountant with extensive experience in advertising and social media marketing and  I speak language of Luxury.

Amber Castillo
Reporter

Senior, Communication Media Studies with a minor in Digital journalism. Passionate about news writing, broadcast, and entertainment.
 

Samuel Trujillo
Reporter

Sophomore, English major. Likes writing

Nicole Shair
Reporter

English major, Freshman (in years) & Junior (in credits) I’ve traveled through and/or visited around 2/3 of the United States.

Harley Fonseca
Reporter
Senior, Communications major with a Theatre minor I’m really obsessed with movies and tv shows, I have 2 Star Wars tattoos, and my idols are Lady Gaga and SZA
Alyssia Crawford
Junior, Major Business Marketing Guilty pleasure, Mexican Cola