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.
To the Trib's big-city readers: We know you want more coverage of the issues affecting you, from poverty to population growth to infrastructure. Which is why we've hired Brandon Formby, one of the best reporters in the business, to give it to you.
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.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Jay and Alexa about the state's long-awaited release of abortion statistics, the Trib's yearlong Bordering on Insecurity project and Donald Trump's recent Texas hires.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks with Ross, Patrick and Alexa about the aftermath of the Supreme Court's abortion ruling, what Brexit means to Texas secessionists, and polling on the Donald Trump-Hillary Clinton matchup in Texas.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks with Evan, Ross and Edgar about Julian Castro's vice presidential prospects, Donald Trump's meager campaign cash and health care cuts affecting Texas children with disabilities.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Ross and Patrick about the Texas response to the Orlando mass-shooting, new poll numbers that show a wide gap between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, and a flap over scrapping STAAR test scores.
We're streaming "Life on the Line" — our mini-doc on a day in the life of a high-traffic Texas smuggling corridor — live on Facebook on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. CT. Tune in here, and stick around for a live Q&A with reporters Jay Root and Julián Aguilar.
On this week's TribCast — or should we say TrumpCast — Emily talks to Ross, Patrick and Jim about a Texas congressman's open letter to the presumptive GOP nominee and the conspiracy theorist at the helm (sort of) of the Travis County Republican Party.