Meet the Editors: Tony Villalobos May

Tony Villalobos and Natalie Dyer

Editor’s note: As part of a media transparency initiative, on May 8, 2017, the Collegian spent the last day of publishing of the year telling our readers about us. You can read more about the people behind our publication in the Editor’s Blog.  

Tony Villalobos May is a junior at Colorado State University and will be serving as the Collegian Photography Director for the 2017-2018 academic school year. He is a journalism and media communications major with a minor in Music, Stage and Sports production concentrating his studies in photojournalism.


Villalobos May has wanted to study journalism since he was a freshman in high school, and since then has traveled nationwide as a photographer for the Blue Knights Drum and Bugle corps, and has covered events ranging from political rallies, concerts, breaking news and even the 2017 Formula 1 Grand Prix in Manama, Bahrain.

Villalobos May started at Rocky Mountain Student Media Corporation as a news reporter for 90.5 KCSU’s “Quite Honestly News Show,” now known as the “Rocky Mountain Review.” Villalobos May then became a news reporter and photographer for the Collegian and the University Affairs Correspondent/Senior Field Reporter for KCSU’s “Rocky Mountain Review.”

Collegian photo director Tony Villalobos May can be reached online at or on Twitter @TheTonyVM.