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 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.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks with Evan, Ross and Morgan about Attorney General Ken Paxton's legal troubles, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick's split with his grassroots advisers and what to do with Confederate monuments on the Capitol grounds.
Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick is dissolving the grassroots advisory board he established in January, saying several of its members, including Tea Party organizer JoAnn Fleming, "expressed a desire for greater independence."
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks with Evan, Ross and Jim about the contents of Gov. Greg Abbott's emails and Texas voters' perceptions on everything from presidential hopefuls to gay marriage and marijuana.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks with Evan, Ross and Jay about the Texas Monthly Best & Worst list, the San Antonio mayoral race, some big departures from the Texas Legislature and Jeb Bush's presidential announcement.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks with Matthew, Alana and Patrick about Rick Perry's campaign swing through Iowa, Ted Cruz's fundraising visit to the border and House Speaker Joe Straus' recap on the legislative session that was.
In this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Ross and Morgan about Tuesday's mega-night in the Texas House, from parliamentary tricks and brokered deals to ethics, campus carry and abortion insurance.