Jackie Wang is a staff writer at CQ Roll Call, where she writes about members of Congress.
Before that, she worked at the San Antonio Report, a nonprofit newsroom in Bexar County, for more than three years. She covered criminal justice, transportation, elections, and public health issues, focusing on city and county government as the newsroom’s local government reporter.
Jackie also spent a year working as a reporting fellow at The Dallas Morning News’ Austin bureau, where she covered state politics and health care.
During the summer months of 2017, Jackie reported on drinking water pollution as a News21 investigative reporting fellow based in Phoenix, Arizona. She spent the first half of that year at the Texas Tribune as an investigative reporting fellow, where she covered topics ranging from proposed landfills to tampons.
Jackie built up her journalism experience through The Daily Texan, where she worked as the managing editor and a news reporter, among other roles. She has worked at the Austin American-Statesman as a social content producer, where she wrote for the publication’s five websites, and spent a summer interning with the El Paso Times.
An alum of the University of Texas at Austin, Jackie hails from El Paso, Texas. Her passions include hand-me-down books, online coupons and petting dogs that she meets walking home.