Ashlynd Huffman has joined The Frontier as a staff writer, where she will report on the criminal justice system and other state issues. 

Huffman graduated from  East Central University in 2019 with a degree in journalism and a minor in criminal justice. 

She previously worked at the Stillwater News Press, Oklahoma Watch, and the Norman Transcript. 

Her reporting on sexual assault prosecutions at the Stillwater News Press earned her  a national CNHI Public Service Award in 2021. Huffman is also a past recipient of the Oklahoma Press Association’s Ray Lokey Memorial Award for Excellence in Reporting.

Follow Huffman’s work on X, formerly known as Twitter, at @ashlyndhuffman or call her at 405-240-6359.