Erica Proffer

2018 Speaker

ERICA PROFFER is investigative reporter who has helped law enforcement spot human trafficking, exposed weaknesses on the international boundary line, and has fought to get many people justice when it seems they have nowhere else to turn. She strives to have all investigations tell a story in which we can relate, bringing the voiceless out of the shadows and empowering our community. Proffer turned three documentaries as an investigative journalist, covering the environment, social justice, and international relations on the Texas/Mexico border. Her awards include a national Society of Professional Journalism award for public service in television journalism, a state Headliners Foundation award for enterprise and innovation, several Associated Press awards, a regional Edward R. Murrow, and five regional Emmy nominations. @ericaproffer

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