is editor-in-chief of The Texas Tribune. Under her leadership, the Tribune has won a Peabody Award, nine national Edward R. Murrow Awards, IRE's Gannett Award for Innovation in Watchdog Journalism and eight honors from the Online News Association. Before coming aboard as one of the Tribune’s original reporters, Ramshaw spent six years at The Dallas Morning News, where she broke national stories about sexual abuse inside Texas’ youth lock-ups, reported from inside a West Texas polygamist compound, uncovered “fight clubs” inside state institutions for the disabled and investigated a series of deadly transplants where patients received rabies-tainted organs. The Texas APME named Ramshaw its 2008 Star Reporter of the Year. Ramshaw serves on the board of the Pulitzer Prize.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Patrick and Jolie about the Sutherland Springs church shooting, state Rep. Dawnna Dukes' live Texas Tribune interview and the series of Republican congressional retirements that are shaking up the field.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Ross, Jim and Shannon about the Travis County DA's decision to drop charges against state Rep. Dawnna Dukes, Gov. Greg Abbott's Enterprise Fund connection to a trouble drug company and the Trib's investigation into the rent-to-own industry in Texas.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Ross and Patrick about the Beto O'Rourke-Ted Cruz matchup, Gov. Greg Abbott's efforts to make inroads with Latino voters and what to do about Confederate monuments at the Capitol.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Ross and Edgar about gun politics in Texas, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's Trump press conference and our investigation into unrest at the state's health commission.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Ross and Patrick about the highlights from the Texas Tribune Festival (Speaker Straus! Cruz and Cornyn!) and the governor's plans for Harvey relief and the Rainy Day Fund.
On this special live recording of the TribCast, Emily and Ross talk national politics and local control with New Yorker staff writer Larry Wright, Washington Post correspondent Karen Tumulty, San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg and Dallas Sen. Don Huffines.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Ross and Patrick about the political appetite for funding Harvey repairs, A&M Chancellor John Sharp's new gig overseeing Houston's recovery and Ted Cruz's — er — Twitter porn.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Julian and Patrick about the implications of President Trump's DACA decision, where state leaders stand on tapping the Rainy Day Fund for Harvey relief and who's running in 2018.
Virtually everyone in our newsroom has a personal connection to this week's coastal devastation, whether it’s a family home, a relative or a childhood vacation spot. And virtually everyone in our newsroom went straight to work this weekend.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Patrick and Matthew about UT's dark-of-night Confederate statue removal, the UT-System's oil-rich endowment and news that the AG's wife is considering a run for Senate.
In a special live TribCast the day before the end of the special legislative session, Emily talks to Evan, Ross, Patrick and state Reps. Nicole Collier and Kevin Roberts about what lawmakers accomplished, who the winners and losers are, and the tension around a white nationalist event initially planned for College Station.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Ross and Patrick about Gov. Greg Abbott's comparison of his accomplishments to former Gov. Rick Perry's, whether school finance reform has a real shot in the special session, and how soon the Texas Legislature will adjourn — again.