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Eva Ruth Moravec

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Austin, TX
Freelance Reporter — Freelance
As seen in: Freelance, Yahoo, ABC News, The Washington Post, Associated Press, SFGate, Christian Science Monitor, Seattle Times and 104 more
Covers:  supreme court of texas, texas legislature, international travel, domestic travel, texas politics
Doesn't Cover: food, arts

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

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Biography

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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@EvaRuth — 6,134 followers, 40,324 tweets

Nov 18, 2017

Another @ShinerBeer 1/2 in the books. Thank you 94.3 Texas Thunder for my annual update on hunting news and the crappy country music #onlystationthatworks #bestrouteever

Nov 17, 2017

Friends sponsored two foster elephants calves @DSWT for us as a wedding gift last year and it was the best thing ever. Even more timely now for holidays 2017 https://t.co/khjwlIGGyp

Nov 17, 2017

RT @APCentralRegion: UPDATE: #Texas governor calls #Trump disaster bill ‘inadequate;’ White House says states should pay more for own re…

Nov 17, 2017

Tax proposal cuts $2,000 tax credit for graduate students, who already work extremely hard and have limited employment options https://t.co/nTTVB31W7N

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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.

Awards

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."