The Democrat has hired Alex Agueros as its social media intern in the editorial department.
Agueros is a junior studying Digital Media Production with an emphasis in news at the University of Central Missouri. He is also the sports editor for Central Missouri’s student newspaper, the Muleskinner. He was born and raised in Warrensburg, Mo.
After playing baseball through high school, he applied his interest in sports to writing, reporting and commentating on local sports events. After college, he hopes to continue reporting the news and sports.
Agueros said his favorite sports teams are the Kansas City Chiefs and Royals. His favorite athletes include Barry Bonds, Priest Holmes, Joe Randa and Zack Grienke.
Along with sports, Agueros follows contemporary music, movies and reads both the news and novels.
Agueros can be reached at [email protected] or 660-826-1000. Follow him on Twitter @abagueros2.