Dianna Hunt

Dianna Hunt is the watchdog/news editor at The Daily Advertiser in Lafayette, La., and former investigative reporter for the Houston Chronicle and The Star-Telegram in Fort Worth. She also worked as a local government editor, assistant business editor and assistant features editor at the Star-Telegram, and as a reporter for the Dallas Morning News and the Corpus Christi Caller-Times.  She has produced stories on police profiling of minorities, improprieties among nonprofits, failures of federal emergency funding, and problems within fire departments. She has won the Texas APME Freedom of Information award twice and the national Brechner Award for Freedom of Information. She is a former board member and executive committee member of IRE and is a member of NAJA.