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, 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.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Ross, Morgan and Matthew about the ongoing Texas bathroom wars, the fallout from Baylor's sexual assault investigation and Hillary Clinton's theory that Texas could be in play for Democrats.
The Texas Supreme Court's school finance ruling means lawmakers now have a moral obligation to appropriately invest in the next generation of Texans, writes Kendall Pace, president of the Austin ISD board of trustees.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Ross and Patrick about the results of Tuesday night's runoff elections, whether Ken Starr is out at Baylor and parents suing the state over standardized tests.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Ross and Abby about Austin's ride-hailing vote, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick's fight against Fort Worth ISD's transgender student policy and Ted Cruz's highly anticipated return to the Senate.
On this week's TribCast — recorded live from our spring member drive happy hour — Emily talks to Evan, Ross, Patrick and a fleet of special guests on Ted Cruz's departure from the presidential race and the likelihood that the Legislature will take up a "bathroom bill" in 2017.
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