Taylor Tompkins

Taylor Tompkins is a staff reporter at She has worked at newspapers and publications across Texas, covering everything from business and agriculture to local government. She’s a native Texan and graduate of Texas State, where she received a bachelor of science degree in journalism.

Posts by Taylor Tompkins

Living with credit, Protecting yourself

Free ways to check credit to monitor score, reports

The big letters spelling out “credit check” seemed to jump out of the email. I was reading a letter of acceptance email from, after having been offered a reporter job here, explaining that a background check would be conducted…
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