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.
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.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks with Evan, Patrick and Edgar about the latest shakeup on the presidential campaign trail, legal action over Medicaid rate cuts and Wendy Davis' interview with Rolling Stone magazine.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Patrick and Jay about Ted Cruz's time in the limelight and a major Tribune investigation into an unusual relationship between a giant insurance company and the Travis County district attorney's office.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks with Edgar, Kiah and Morgan about Attorney General Ken Paxton's revolving door of lawyers, the state's involvement in Rick Perry's criminal case and what's revealed in Gov. Greg Abbott's health care emails.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks with Ross, Morgan and Patrick about Attorney General Ken Paxton's legal hot water, Rick Perry's failure to make the first GOP debate and the latest undercover Planned Parenthood video — this one in Texas.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks with Evan, Alana and Julián about the Sandra Bland death investigation in Waller County, Chapo Guzmán's escape from a Mexican prison and Donald Trump's impending visit to the Texas-Mexico border.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks with Ross, Patrick and Jay — complete with a tin foil hat — about Jade Helm, Rick Perry's reported income and Gov. Greg Abbott's decision to veto a bill opposed by a Scientology group.