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Tony Hernandez

Title: Reporter
Department: Editorial/News
Contact: 865-342-6305

About Tony Hernandez


Tony Hernandez joined the News Sentinel staff in October 2013 to cover Knoxville's City Hall. He graduated from the University of Houston in December 2008 with a bachelor's degree in print journalism and a minor in Latin American Studies. Since graduation, he has worked for the Rio Grande SUN in Espanola, N.M., the Southwest Times in Liberal, Kan., and the Northwest Arkansas Times in Fayetteville, Ark. He has covered education, city and county governments, crime, severe weather response and other breaking news. He has earned four awards in three years from the Arkansas Press Association during his time in Fayetteville. Hernandez also serves as a national board member for the Society of Professional Journalists where he serves as Region 12 director
Tony Hernandez

Position History

  • Reporter
    10/29/2013 - current

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