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 — the last of 2016 — Emily talks to Evan, Patrick and Aman about Texas kicking Planned Parenthood out of the Medicaid program and Donald Trump's consideration of two Texas ag commissioners (one current, one former) as agriculture secretary.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Ross, Patrick and Abby about Donald Trump's selections of Rick Perry and Rex Tillerson to his cabinet, Ken Paxton's battle in the "war on Christmas," Greg Abbott's wait-and-see approach to bathroom legislation and a fight over melted cheese in D.C.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Patrick, Alexa, Jim and Julian about the state's new rules governing fetal remains, Sid Miller's latest turn in the headlines, bills governing taxes on tampons and the Trib's yearlong Bordering on Insecurity Project.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talked to Evan, Ross and Patrick about House Speaker Joe Straus' remarks at a pre-legislative symposium and the Texan behind Donald Trump's unfounded allegations of voter fraud.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Ross and Patrick about UT football and Charlie Strong's potential ouster, possible Texans in the Trump administration and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick's legislative priorities.
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.