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 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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On this week's TribCast — the first streamed via Facebook live video — Emily talks to Evan, Ross and Patrick about Ted Cruz's abysmal finish in the New York primary and the latest drama swirling around Ag Commissioner Sid Miller.
On this week's TribCast — Emily's first back at the helm — she talks to Ross, Morgan and Terri about Sid Miller's ethics challenges, Ken Paxton's legal woes and Greg Abbott's challenges fixing the state's child welfare system.
It was a year of big headlines and even bigger laughs on The Texas Tribune's TribCast. Revisit some of the most raucous moments of 2015, from Jade Helm and "Godless" pre-K to "campus dildo carry" and Ted Cruz's condom talk.
On Christmas, we couldn't think of a better gift for you, our generous readers, than our ambitious coverage plans for 2016. Hear from beat reporters, editors, developers, producers and the boss himself on what we've got in store for the coming year.
A federal judge ruled Thursday that Texas has violated foster children's constitutional rights to be free from an unreasonable risk of harm, saying that children "often age out of care more damaged than when they entered."
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Ross, Jim and Aman about surprises and fireworks in the Texas primary filings, plus the Ted Cruz-Marco Rubio faceoff over immigration in the GOP presidential debate.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Ross and Patrick about the Houston mayoral runoff, Ted Cruz's poll numbers in first-test Iowa and Land Commissioner George P. Bush's "dogcatcher" comments on a fundraising call for his dad.