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Rachel Osier Lindley

Statewide Senior Editor

Rachel Osier Lindley is a Senior Editor for The Texas Newsroom, a public radio journalism collaboration between KERA in North Texas, KUT in Austin, Houston Public Media, Texas Public Radio in San Antonio and NPR. This regional news hub is the prototype for for NPR's Collaborative Journalism Network.

As a TTN Senior Editor, Lindley connects with newsrooms across Texas to plan and produce collaborative news coverage and projects, daily statewide newscasts, content for the public radio newsmagazine Texas Standard and national coverage for NPR and other outlets. From 2016 to 2019, she was Statewide Coordinating Editor for TTN's predecessor, The Texas Station Collaborative. She is based in Dallas.

Before joining KERA, Lindley served as news director for WBHM in Birmingham, Alabama. She was also a founding staff member at Marfa Public Radio, where she held several positions over seven years — including news director and Morning Edition host — and played an essential role in building the station from the ground up.

Lindley has an MBA from Sul Ross State University in Alpine, Texas, as well as a bachelor’s degree in journalism from The University of Texas at Austin.