previously worked at the Austin School of Film and Synthetic Pictures and interned for director Richard Linklater. At the Tribune, Todd has helped develop the Stump Interrupted series, which won a national Edward R. Murrow award. He also co-produced the award-winning documentary, "Beyond The Wall." A Fort Worth native, he graduated from the University of Southern California with a dual degree in film and English.
On the final TribCast of 2017, Emily talks to Alexa, Neena, Jay and Edgar about some of the Trib's biggest stories of the year: the bathroom bill, Hurricane Harvey, the TABC scandal and our series on child sex trafficking.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Ross, Jay and Patrick about Harvey Hilderbran's troubled tenure at the Texas Facilities Commission, the Texas GOP's efforts to keep Blake Farenthold off the 2018 ballot and Chancellor Bill McRaven's decision to leave the UT System.
by Todd Wiseman, The Texas Tribune and T. Christian Miller, ProPublica
An investigation by The Texas Tribune and ProPublica revealed that landowners were paid unevenly for similar plots of land when the federal government began taking property to build a border fence in the Rio Grande Valley. Hear the stories of a few of those landowners.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Patrick, Kiah and former (and aspiring) Texas Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson about Roy Moore's defeat in Alabama, Patterson's attempt to unseat George P. Bush and a soon-to-land reporting project called "The Taking."
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Ross, Patrick and special guest Trey Martinez Fischer about Dallas County Sheriff Lupe Valdez's gubernatorial aspirations and Congressman Blake Farenthold's decision to pay taxpayers back for his $84,000 sexual harassment settlement.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Ross and Patrick about the fallout from a graphic nude picture of Congressman Joe Barton, the fired A&M football coach's $10 million payout and the latest in campaign news.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Patrick and Jolie about the Sutherland Springs church shooting, state Rep. Dawnna Dukes' live Texas Tribune interview and the series of Republican congressional retirements that are shaking up the field.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Ross, Jim and Shannon about the Travis County DA's decision to drop charges against state Rep. Dawnna Dukes, Gov. Greg Abbott's Enterprise Fund connection to a trouble drug company and the Trib's investigation into the rent-to-own industry in Texas.
On this week's special edition polling TribCast, Ross talks to University of Texas/Texas Tribune pollsters Josh Blank, Jim Henson and Daron Shaw about the latest UT/TT Poll — on everything from Donald Trump to Hurricane Harvey to Confederate memorials and bathrooms.
On this week's TribCast, Patrick talks to Evan, Ross and Aman about the new Texas House Select Committee on Economic Competitiveness, third-quarter fundraising for congressional candidates and the state's ongoing response to Hurricane Harvey.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Ross and Patrick about the highlights from the Texas Tribune Festival (Speaker Straus! Cruz and Cornyn!) and the governor's plans for Harvey relief and the Rainy Day Fund.