A Texas Tech graduate and former gubernatorial press secretary has died.
Jerry Hall died in Austin Sunday at the age of 78.
Hall worked as a journalist at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and the Lubbock Avalanche Journal. He later served as a political consultant, serving on more than 60 campaigns.
Hall also served as chief of staff for Senator John Montford and Press Secretary for Governor Preston Smith.
Funeral services are pending in Austin.