Jake Harris

Social content producer

Jake Harris is a social content producer for statesman.com, austin360.com, mystatesman.com, hookem.com and 512tech.com. He also blogs about all things related to country music. 

Latest from Jake Harris

Texas State Greek life suspension: What people are saying
 Texas State University president Denise Trauth announced an immediate suspension of activities of Greek fraternity and sorority chapters at the university Tuesday following the death of Matthew Ellis, a Phi Kappa Psi pledge who was pronounced dead Monday after attending an off-campus fraternity event. “These chapters are prohibited...

Posted: 4 days ago

Texas State University president Denise Trauth announced an immediate suspension of activities of Greek fraternity and sorority chapters at the university Tuesday following the death of Matthew Ellis, a Phi Kappa Psi pledge who was pronounced dead Monday after attending an off-campus fraternity event. “These chapters are prohibited...
Famous Texas veterans to keep in your thoughts this Veterans Day
 We all know that Jim Bowie, Davy Crockett, Sam Houston and the like fought in the Texas military during various wars. But if, say, you haven’t been in that state long enough to not take a Texas history class, you might not know about some of our most famous veterans. Here’s a list, in no particular order (and it’s certainly...

Posted: 9 days ago

We all know that Jim Bowie, Davy Crockett, Sam Houston and the like fought in the Texas military during various wars. But if, say, you haven’t been in that state long enough to not take a Texas history class, you might not know about some of our most famous veterans. Here’s a list, in no particular order (and it’s certainly...
Japanese bookstore Kinokuniya is coming to Austin
 Austin book lovers, get ready. Another bookstore’s coming to town. Japanese bookstore chain Kinokuniya announced Monday they will open their first Austin store sometime in spring 2018, according to CultureMap.  This won’t be the cult store’s first Texas location. That honor goes to Carrollton, just outside of Dallas...

Posted: 11 days ago

Austin book lovers, get ready. Another bookstore’s coming to town. Japanese bookstore chain Kinokuniya announced Monday they will open their first Austin store sometime in spring 2018, according to CultureMap.  This won’t be the cult store’s first Texas location. That honor goes to Carrollton, just outside of Dallas...
Tickets were just the beginning: MoviePass wants to disrupt all parts of theater experience
 The folks that run MoviePass, the movie subscription service that lets subscribers watch up to one movie a day in theaters for the low price of $9.95 a month, know you’re probably skeptical. Is it too good to be true? How will the company make a profit? And just what is its place in Hollywood’s ecosystem now that Netflix...

Posted: 12 days ago

The folks that run MoviePass, the movie subscription service that lets subscribers watch up to one movie a day in theaters for the low price of $9.95 a month, know you’re probably skeptical. Is it too good to be true? How will the company make a profit? And just what is its place in Hollywood’s ecosystem now that Netflix...
Texas church shooting: Coach Tom Herman offers his condolences to families of victims
   University of Texas head football coach Tom Herman, speaking at his weekly press conference Monday morning, offered his condolences
            to Sutherland Springs, a small town just outside of San Antonio that is reeling from a mass shooting Sunday at the First Baptist
            Church of Sutherland Springs
             that...

Posted: 13 days ago

  University of Texas head football coach Tom Herman, speaking at his weekly press conference Monday morning, offered his condolences to Sutherland Springs, a small town just outside of San Antonio that is reeling from a mass shooting Sunday at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs that...
Gone Country: Who will win, who should win at the 2017 CMAs
 The 51st Annual Country Music Association awards will be aired Wednesday, Nov. 8 at 8 p.m./7 p.m. CST on ABC. Co-hosts Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood will be celebrating their 10th year in a row hosting the ceremony, which will include performances from Garth Brooks, Chris Stapleton, Faith Hill, Tim McGraw...

Posted: 16 days ago

The 51st Annual Country Music Association awards will be aired Wednesday, Nov. 8 at 8 p.m./7 p.m. CST on ABC. Co-hosts Brad Paisley and Carrie Underwood will be celebrating their 10th year in a row hosting the ceremony, which will include performances from Garth Brooks, Chris Stapleton, Faith Hill, Tim McGraw...