Texas Sea Grant Welcomes New Communications Specialist for Corpus Christi

February 22, 2024

Corpus Christi, Texas — Nicolas Perez joins Texas Sea Grant as the newest Communications Specialist based out of Corpus Christi, Texas.

As the Communications Specialist, Nicolas will develop communications materials and publications that showcase and support Texas Sea Grant’s programs, with a specific focus on Texas Sea Grant’s Resilient Communities and Economies (RCE) focus area. He will also be responsible for writing, editing and assisting in the production and design of informational and promotional materials.

Nicolas earned his B.S. in Communication Studies with minors in both Psychology and Music Industry from Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi

Within the last few years, Nicolas has been the Web Editor for Island Waves News covering a variety of topics  with his team and earning second place from the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association (TIPA)awards in 2020. 

Outside of work, Nicolas is a bibliophile and gamer, be it video games or table top role playing games. His favorite genres include science fiction, fantasy and horror; he wants to someday be a published author of a novel.

“I grew up here, in the Corpus Christi area, and have always loved taking my runs out in nature as opposed to on a treadmill,” said Nicolas. “I look forward to learning more about the sea and spreading that knowledge and literacy with others as well.”


Texas Sea Grant is a unique partnership that unites the resources of the federal government, the State of Texas and universities across the state to create knowledge, tools, products and services that benefit the economy, the environment and the citizens of Texas. It is administered through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and is one of 34 university-based Sea Grant Programs around the country. Texas Sea Grant is a non-academic research center at Texas A&M University. The program’s mission is to improve the understanding, wise use and stewardship of Texas coastal and marine resources.