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Jay Root (mod.)

Reporter, The Texas Tribune
Root served as Austin bureau chief of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram for a dozen years and covered politics and the Legislature for The Associated Press before joining the staff of the Tribune. Root is the author of “Oops! A Diary From The 2012 Campaign Trail,” an insider’s account of Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s dramatic collapse in the 2012 presidential race.