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, Ross and Patrick about the details of the latest UT/TT poll, President Trump's plans to pull back federal transgender bathroom guidelines and the flap over congressional town hall meetings.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Ross and Morgan about Sold Out, the Tribune's child sex-trafficking project; Gov. Greg Abbott's war of words with the NFL; and whether state lawmakers will tap into the Rainy Day Fund.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Alexa, Aman and Patrick about the hunt for Tom Brady's missing jersey, the Texas Senate's fight over "sanctuary" cities and Syrian refugees arriving in Texas amid President Trump's travel ban.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Ross and Patrick about what's in store for the impending legislative session — including what services may be on the chopping block in the biennial budget.
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.