Sofi Zeman

Sofi Zeman covers education, safety and crime in Uvalde, Texas, for the Uvalde Leader News. Before joining the Uvalde team, she reported on education and state government for the Columbia Missourian and Missouri News Network, respectively. A few of her favorite past projects include writing about inequity in Missouri's clemency process and investigating corporal punishment policies in the public schools system. She graduated from the Missouri School of Journalism with a bachelor's in print journalism and a minor in Spanish.

Uvalde Leader-News

The Uvalde Leader-News is a semi-weekly, locally-owned newspaper that traces its beginnings to 1879. The newspaper's primary coverage area is Uvalde County (population 27,000), which includes the city of Uvalde with 17,000 residents. Virtually all of our content, which includes extensive coverage of local governmental bodies, is produced by our five-person newsroom staff.