May 252011

Teri Walker has joined the staff of The Tribune-News as a reporter.

Shas worked more than 20 years in the field of communications.

Early in her career, she worked as a reporter for newspapers in Payson and southeastern Arizona. She later shifted her focus to public relations, working several years for the USDA Forest Service in Flagstaff and Williams, until moving to the private sector and eventually establishing her own public relations and marketing firm, True North Communications, in Gilbert.

Walker served commercial, residential and land development, restaurant, retail, non-profit, engineering and governmental clients during her tenure in the Phoenix metropolitan area.

Walker and her family moved to Holbrook in 2007. She volunteers with the Boy Scouts of America and Holbrook youth sports, is active in her church and is a member of the Holbrook Chamber of Commerce.

Born in Ohio, Walker attended elementary and junior high school in Holbrook, and graduated from Joseph City High School.

She earned an associate’s degree in journalism from Eastern Arizona College and a Bachelor of Science degree in public relations from Northern Arizona University.

Walker and her husband, Mike, have four children.