is the media relations fellow at The Texas Tribune. She was the Tribune's first reporting fellow in Washington, D.C. and worked with the Tribune as an investigative reporting fellow. She will be a senior at The University of Texas at Austin, where she studies journalism and government. She is a member of the Liberal Arts Honors Program and is learning Arabic through the Arabic Flagship Program. Last fall, Claire was chosen as an Archer Fellow, giving her the opportunity to study and intern in Washington. Claire has previously reported and edited for The Daily Texan, UT’s student-run campus newspaper, where she covered the 85th session of the Texas Legislature. Claire loves spending time with her family and listening to the boss, Bruce Springsteen.
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