Jayme Lozano covers rural news in West Texas for The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit digital news organization based in Austin. Prior to this, Lozano reported on the rise of rural hospital closures in Texas for Lubbock’s NPR station, KTTZ, and the PBS series “Frontline.” Her journalism career started at the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal as a copy editor, and as a reporter she reestablished the regional news beat. Lozano studied journalism at South Plains College and Texas Tech University. Her work has earned awards from the Alliance for Women in Media Foundation, the Texas Medical Association and the Texas Associated Press Managing Editors.
The Texas Tribune is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, digital-first news organization that informs and engages with Texans on public policy, politics, government and statewide issues. This news organization's site provides vital information and news to millions of Texans for free, and its journalism is distributed through more than 60 statewide media partners to local outlets. Partnerships with platforms including ProPublica, Apple News, and SmartNews put its content before a nationwide audience.
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