was the director of news partnerships for The Texas Tribune until June 2022, where she previously served as a multimedia reporter after working in television and radio news for eight years. Alana has covered politics for stations in Florida, Kansas and Texas and traveled the country reporting from the 2012 and 2016 presidential campaign trails. She has been the lead reporter on several award-winning projects and launched “The Brief,” a daily audio update. A native of Tampa, Florida, Alana received bachelor’s degrees in journalism and Spanish from the University of Florida.
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