Haley Bruyn joined the 12News team in October 2017 as the Evening Web Producer.

Born and raised in Beaumont, Bruyn, who was and avid reader and writer from childhood, jump-started her academic career by graduating from the Texas Academy of Leadership in the Humanities at Lamar University.

She continued her schooling at Lamar, earning her Bachelor's of Arts degree in English with a writing concentration, as well as her Master's in English.

Bruyn served as editor-in-chief for the award-winning Lamar University Press newspaper and developed her skills as a journalist and editor.

Under Bruyn's tenure the University Press won more than 50 professional and student awards.

She is excited to be a part of the 12News team.

When she's not a work, Bruyn enjoys cooking, travel and spending time with family and friends.