was a spring reporting fellow, until May 2022, finishing her final year at the University of Texas at Austin, where she is studying journalism, Spanish and sociology. She has previously interned with the Austin American-Statesman and KUT Radio, Austin’s NPR station. She has worked in several positions at The Daily Texan, UT’s student newspaper, including associate managing editor and news editor. Emily is also a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists.
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