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 the final TribCast of 2017, Emily talks to Alexa, Neena, Jay and Edgar about some of the Trib's biggest stories of the year: the bathroom bill, Hurricane Harvey, the TABC scandal and our series on child sex trafficking.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Ross, Jay and Patrick about Harvey Hilderbran's troubled tenure at the Texas Facilities Commission, the Texas GOP's efforts to keep Blake Farenthold off the 2018 ballot and Chancellor Bill McRaven's decision to leave the UT System.
Starting next month, our investigative reporter Morgan Smith will produce deep-dive enterprise journalism on poverty and inequity for the Trib and Folo Media, a new San Antonio-based nonprofit newsroom focused on issues of inequality.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Patrick, Kiah and former (and aspiring) Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson about Roy Moore's defeat in Alabama, Patterson's attempt to unseat George P. Bush and a soon-to-land reporting project called "The Taking."
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Ross, Patrick and special guest Trey Martinez Fischer about Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez's gubernatorial aspirations and Congressman Blake Farenthold's decision to pay taxpayers back for his $84,000 sexual harassment settlement.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Ross and Patrick about the fallout from a graphic nude picture of Congressman Joe Barton, the fired A&M football coach's $10 million payout and the latest in campaign news.
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.