is editor-in-chief of The Texas Tribune. Under her leadership, the Tribune has won six national Edward R. Murrow Awards, IRE's Gannett Award for Innovation in Watchdog Journalism and a general excellence award 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.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Ross, Patrick and Julian about the pre-legislative flurry of bill-filing, President-elect Trump's vows to deport millions and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick's list of priorities.
On this special post-election TribCast, Emily, Evan and Ross talk to former Democratic state Sen. Leticia Van de Putte, Democratic state Rep. Donna Howard, and GOP consultants Deirdre Delisi and Brendan Steinhauser about Donald Trump's victory.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Aman and Patrick about Sid Miller's dirty tweet, Dan Patrick's designs on a public education special session and Rick Perry's suggestion to Michael McCaul that he challenge Ted Cruz for Senate.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Jim and Aman about sky-high early voting turnout, some problems at the polls and the latest figures showing Hillary Clinton closing in on Donald Trump in Texas.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks with Ross, Patrick and Alexa about Hillary Clinton's small but symbolic Texas ad buy, our yearlong Bordering on Insecurity project and state leaders' inability to totally defund Planned Parenthood.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Ross and Patrick about Ted Cruz's forgiveness of Donald Trump, Ken Starr's TribFest interview on Baylor's sexual assault scandal and the political fallout from Austin Rep. Dawnna Duke's decision to retire.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Ross and Patrick about former Gov. Rick Perry's turn on Dancing With the Stars, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick's suggestion that Sen. Ted Cruz could get left in the rearview and Gov. Greg Abbott's explanation for how he suffered burns.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Ross and Patrick about Donald Trump's newsworthy swing through Texas, a dildo-heavy campus carry protest at UT-Austin and a legal strike against President Obama's policy on transgender students.
This week on the TribCast, Emily talks to Ross, Abby and Kirby about George P. Bush's political calculus in backing Donald Trump, Ted Cruz's efforts to reconnect with Texas voters and the state's complicated relationship with NAFTA.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Ross and Matthew about the anniversary of the UT Tower shooting and the rollout of campus carry, Gov. Greg Abbott's comments on Donald Trump's takedown of a Gold Star family and Texas' first Independent lawmaker in four decades.