Sept. 26–28, 2019
Downtown Austin


Jay Root

Jay Root

Investigative Reporter for The Texas Tribune

Root is an award-winning journalist and author of “Oops! A Diary from the 2012 Campaign Trail”, an insider’s account of Rick Perry’s gaffe-filled run for president. Since 2011, Root has been a senior political and investigative reporter at the Texas Tribune. In 2016, Root oversaw the Tribune’s award-winning Bordering on Insecurity project, a yearlong series of stories and multimedia focused on the hot-button issues of border security and immigration.

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