Becca Aaronson News Apps Developer

Becca Aaronson develops news applications and works on special investigative projects for The Texas Tribune. As a native of Austin with a bachelor’s degree in cultural theory from Scripps College in Claremont, Calif., Becca joined the Tribune in 2010 with a passion for building a new media model that promotes civic engagement. She was promoted in 2012 to cover health care for the Tribune, during which time she was nationally recognized for her coverage of women’s health and abortion politics. A founding member of the Tribune’s news apps team, Becca left the health care beat in 2014 to work on news apps full-time.

Recent Contributions

Senate Panel Has Tough Questions for CPRIT's Leaders

Jimmy Mansour, chairman of CPRIT governing board, speaks to Senate finance committee members including Sen. Tommy Williams R-The Woodlands and Sen. John Whitmire D-Houston on February 5th, 2013
Jimmy Mansour, chairman of CPRIT governing board, speaks to Senate finance committee members including Sen. Tommy Williams R-The Woodlands and Sen. John Whitmire D-Houston on February 5th, 2013

The embattled Cancer Prevention and Research Institute of Texas was put under the microscope Tuesday when the Senate Finance Committee questioned whether public trust in the institute could be restored.