NPR correspondent based in Austin, Texas. Beat stretches across the U.S., and, sometimes, around the world. Currently, he is serving as Southwest Correspondent for the National Desk.
In December 2012, he returned from a five-month posting in Nairobi as the East Africa Correspondent. Normally, he focuses on the issues and people of the Southwest United States, providing investigative reports and traveling the U.S.-Mexico borderlands.
His special reporting projects have included New Orleans during and after Hurricane Katrina, the U.S. invasion of Iraq and its aftermath, and many reports on the Drug War in the Americas. His reports are heard regularly on NPR’s award-winning newsmagazines Morning Edition, All Things Considered and Weekend Edition.
Links: @radiobigtex | Link to bio | (Current as of: July 20, 2015)
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