Haley Samsel covers the consequences of economic growth for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. She has covered everything from cybersecurity to home medical equipment as an associate editor for HME Business, Mobility Management and Security Today magazines in Dallas. Before graduating from American University in 2019, she reported on Capitol Hill for The Texas Tribune and interned for NPR’s education desk, USA Today College, The Investigative Reporting Workshop and The Washington Monthly. She served as editor-in-chief of The Eagle, the university’s student newspaper, where she worked with students to publish innovative digital projects and accountability reporting. More recently, Haley contributed articles on youth issues to YR Media. She grew up in the Dallas suburb of Plano.