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Tara Trower Doolittle

2015 Speaker

TARA TROWER DOOLITTLE is a senior editor for the Austin American-Statesman and is in charge of opinion and commentary for the newspaper and its websites. Once a high school intern at the Statesman, Doolittle began her paid career with Statesman in 1997 as a metro reporter covering county government, Austin neighborhoods and schools. As an editor, she has managed various reporting teams covering education, city hall, the Legislature, food and lifestyle. Readers may recognize her from her days as the Statesman’s parenting blogger or her current column on the editorial pages.  In addition to her work for the newspaper, she has been a lecturer at the University of Texas and Huston-Tillotson University. She also took a two-year hiatus from newspapers to work in media relations and returned to the newspaper in 2013 to take her current position. @taradoolittle @statesman