Riane Roldan

Roldan reports for KUT in Austin, Texas and concentrates on the costs and benefits of suburban growth in Hays County. Roldan covered politics, immigration, and the environment during internships at The Texas Tribune and the Austin American-Statesman. She graduates from Emerson College in May with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and grew up in Miami,


KUT is the NPR affiliate in Austin, operating out of the University of Texas’ flagship campus. We are an audience-focused, community-funded newsroom that focuses on city government, education, health care, politics and policy, energy and the environment, transportation and housing and affordability issues. We cover an 8-county region in Central Texas. Our mission is to