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 presidential hopeful Ted Cruz's colorful commentary on the campaign trail, a super PAC that wants Rick Perry back in the race and Gov. Greg Abbott's travels to Cuba.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Patrick and Edgar about Ag Commissioner Sid Miller's infamous Facebook post, Ted Cruz's antics in first-test Iowa and Planned Parenthood's lawsuit against the state of Texas.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Alexa and Matthew about Gov. Greg Abbott's response to Syrian refugees in Texas, an investigation into sexual assault cases at Texas A&M and the latest UT/Texas Tribune poll.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Ross and Patrick about the debate performances of Ted Cruz and Jeb Bush, the legislative drama over the Texas Racing Commission, and the leadership styles of Gov. Greg Abbott and Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick.
Over the next year, we'll investigate whether local corruption, a revolving door of criminals, and our nation’s thirst for drugs and cheap labor put the border region at risk. But we need your help to do it.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Jay, Julián and Aman about Gov. Greg Abbott's sanctuary cities message to Dallas, Texas' reaction to new cancer warnings about red meat and the latest on the Planned Parenthood investigations.
Today we launch Starstruck, the Trib’s first fully immersive multimedia experience. It combines breathtaking timelapse video, sweeping photography and take-you-there audio — and represents a seismic shift in our storytelling.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks with Ross, Alexa and Patrick about the state's move to defund Planned Parenthood, Hillary Clinton's Texas endorsements, and the vice presidential chatter around HUD Secretary and former San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro.
Check out the 2015 Texas Tribune Festival's live recording of the TribCast, featuring our presidential podcast (The Ticket 2016), Reveal (a program from the Center for Investigative Reporting) and some extra special guests.
Watch Tribune Editor Emily Ramshaw interview state Reps. David Simpson, R-Longview; Donna Howard, D-Austin; James White, R-Woodville; and Celia Israel, D-Austin on the role faith plays in the legislative process.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Ross and Jay about the Trib's God & Governing documentary project, former Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst's looming campaign debt and the flap over Texas textbooks.
God. Governing. At the Texas Capitol, the two seem intrinsically linked. It’s why we’ve spent months interviewing dozens of elected officials and scouring hours of legislative footage to produce a first-of-its-kind documentary project, “God & Governing.”
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Ross and Patrick about presidential candidates' support in Texas, Ted Cruz's Planned Parenthood politics in Washington and what the speaker's race means for Texas' congressional delegation.