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Eva Ruth Moravec

Austin, TX
Freelance Reporter — Freelance
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Covers:  supreme court of texas, texas legislature, international travel, domestic travel, texas politics
Doesn't Cover: food, arts

criminal justice reporter, researcher, wife, wanderluster, puns, music, outside. Former: @POI_TX, @utjschool, @AP, @mysa. Portfolio: muckrack.com/EvaRuth

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Austin-based experienced freelance journalist and Master's student with a reporting project on officer-involved shootings in Texas. The grant-funded project, Point of Impact, has been published in the Houston Chronicle, Austin American-Statesman, San Antonio Express-News and on Texas Public Radio...

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RT @TB_Times: Florida lawmaker's aide fired after saying outspoken Parkland students are paid actors  http://dlvr.it/QH9fhN  @TB_Times
🚨#OlympicGames2018 alert: two skiers away from @lindseyvonn 🚨 You got this!
RT @thedailybeast: Florida GOP lawmaker's office spreads conspiracy theory that shooting survivors are "crisis actors"  http://thebea.st/2odUDAg 
RT @jsmccullou: Story to be updated: TX parole board recommends clemency for death row inmate for the first time in more than a dec… https://t.co/2AF28P6pVN
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Have you ever used a typewriter?

Yes. My parents used to own one that I worked on before we bought our first computer, a Macintosh LCIII.

How is social media changing news?

News is more accessible to the masses, but that accessibility has also caused audiences to question what they read and where it comes from

What does it mean to be a journalist?

Being trusted to share a victim or suspect's story carries a ton of responsibility. One must be balanced, skeptical, inquisitive, personable.


Phillip True Award

2010 - Online Impact
The result of internal voting, the online impact award went to the newsroom employee who made the biggest waves online. At the time, I was covering breaking public safety news five days a week, and I used Twitter, our crime team blog and our website to break news.

Society of Professional Journalists Award

2013 - Member of the Month
"Congratulations to Eva Ruth Moravec, who has been named SPJ’s November Volunteer of the Month for her outstanding service to her chapter. In addition to reviving the San Antonio chapter, she is being recognized for raising scholarship money, hosting the Region 8 conference and recruiting broadcast members and freelancers to the board, among other things."