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Tonya Annette Ratliff-Garrison

Tonya Annette Ratliff-Garrison, American editor. Recipient Best in Ag Writing award National Press Women, 1992, Honorary Mention Light Features, Utah-Idaho-Spokane Associated Press, 1992, Idaho Conservation Writer Year, 1992, 1st place award National Press Women, 1993, Idaho Agriculture Writer Year Idaho Grain Growers Association, 1993.


  • Ratliff-Garrison, Tonya Annette was born on June 25, 1963 in Temple, Texas, United States. Daughter of Mackie Gene and Felicia Ethel (Camp) Ratliff.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Mass Communications, St. Edwards University, 1987.


    • Editorial assistant Austin (Texas) American-Statesman, 1982-1989. Editor, reporter Idaho State Journal/Ag Journal, Pocatello, 1990-1992. Production editor Journal American & Northwest Media, Bellevue, since 1992.


    • Editor (magazines) Eastern Idaho Farm and Ranch, since 1992, Intermountain Horse & Rider. Editor, designer Barbwire Barbs: A Collection of Works from Poets in the Cowboy Poets of Idaho.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Member National Association of Female Executives, Society Professional Journalists, Society Environmental Journalists, Idaho Press Women (Best in Ag Writing 1992, 93), Idaho Press Club.



    Dressage, reining, team penning, raising quarter horses.


    • Married Ivor Robert Green, August 8, 1981 (divorced May 1988). Children: Tobe Nichole Green, Britton Ratliff Green. Married Robin Lee Garrison, September 9, 1988.

      Children: James Tyler Garrison, Teysha Noel Garrison.
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    Born June 25, 1963
    (age 54)
    • 1987
      St. Edwards University
    • 1982 - 1989
      Editorial assistant, Austin (Texas) American-Statesman
    • 1990 - 1992
      Pocatello, Idaho, United States
    • 1992
      production editor Journal American & Northwest Media
      Bellevue, Washington, United States