Emily Ramshaw is our CEO and co-founder. She was previously editor-in-chief of The Texas Tribune, and started her career as an investigative reporter at The Dallas Morning News. She serves on the boards of the Pulitzer Prize, Austin’s Paramount Theater, and Cityside, a consortium of Bay Area newsrooms. In 2020 she was named to Fortune’s “40 Under 40″ list.
Three years of The 19th: 30 cities, 54 employees and news that represents
On our third birthday, no one is more astonished than we are at how far we’ve come, or more clear-eyed about the work still before us. Here’s what we’ve done so far.
The 19th hires Julia B. Chan as its next editor in chief
Julia is 'committed to exploring gender experiences and inequalities in America in ways that engage audiences, inspire action and hold the powerful accountable.'
The 19th announces the creation of the Frances Ellen Watkins Harper Fellowship Program
The program will provide recent graduates and mid-career alums of Historically Black Colleges and Universities with full-year, salaried and benefit-laden fellowships in the areas of reporting, editing, audience engagement or newsroom technology.
Meet The 19th's breaking news team
Join us in welcoming reporters Candice Norwood, Orion Rummler and Jennifer Gerson.
Flora Peir is The 19th's first news editor
Flora brings nearly two decades of experience at The New York Times to The 19th's breaking news operation.
The 19th is a finalist for the Equality Can’t Wait challenge
The challenge will award a combined $40 million to a select few organizations working to expand gender equity in the United States.
Errin Haines wins prestigious 2020 Vernon Jarrett Medal
Haines, The 19th's editor-at-large, was awarded the prize for her "Portraits of a Pandemic" series.