Brian Koonce is a staff writer for The Pathway.
Before coming to The Pathway, Koonce wrote for various secular newspapers, including the El Reno (Okla.) Tribune, the Bartlesville (Okla.) Examiner-Enterprise and the Shawnee (Okla.) News-Star. He served as an intern and as a freelance writer with The Baptist Messenger, the newsjournal of the Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma.
Koonce earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in journalism from Oklahoma Baptist University in 2005. While at OBU, he served every semester on the staff of the award-winning student newspaper, The Bison, and was editor his senior year. He also wrote for the OBU Office of Public Relations and the university’s magazine.
His hobbies include travel and photography, pleasures he occasionally gets to mix with business such as International Mission Board communication/photography projects in Panama, Russia and Malawi.