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Trent Seibert
Trent Seibert is the editor and a founder of Texas Watchdog.

He is an award-winning editor and reporter, who has previously worked The Denver Post, The (Nashville) Tennessean and WKRN-TV. Trent is also teacher of journalism skills, and has shown hundreds of reporters and citizen-journalists how to use public records, databases and journalism tools to keep a watchful eye on their own local government.

Lee Ann O’Neal
Lee Ann O’Neal is the administrative contact for Texas Watchdog.


Lee Ann helped launch Texas Watchdog in 2008. She oversaw award-winning investigations into the federal stimulus, voter fraud and cronyism in special government districts.

She previously served as the First Amendment and government editor for the Asheville (N.C.) Citizen-Times, with responsibility for the government team and production of the Sunday paper, and as a reporter at the Tennessean in Nashville, where she covered City Hall, growth and development, and crime in a Metro area of 1.6 million people.

Lee Ann has been named a 2013 Kiplinger Fellow at The Ohio State University.

She holds a bachelor’s degree from Vanderbilt University.

Texas Watchdog alums include: Former Dallas Morning News and Washington Times scribe Steve Miller, former Austin American-Statesman reporter Mark Lisheron, former Nashville Tennessean editor Jennifer Peebles (also a Texas Watchdog founder), the Society of Professional Journalist’s Generation J Committee Chair Lynn Walsh and former Pittsburgh Tribune-Review reporter Mike Cronin.

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