Samantha Ehlinger

Samantha ​Ehlinger ​is a technology reporter for the San Antonio Express-News. She covers a wide range of issues at the intersection of technology and government, from the Defense Department to the Department of Commerce. Reporting on everything from the work of the Pentagon’s digital ​SWAT​ team​,​ ​to ​the Defense Digital Service, to efforts on Capitol Hill to fund the modernization of government’s aging IT infrastructure, Samantha’s stories are shared by influential leaders in government. She has delivered scoops such as a story on President Donald Trump’s transition and stories on agencies’ implementation of IT legislation. ​Previously, Samantha was a technology reporter at FedScoop, McClatchyDC intern, Houston Chronicle intern, and managing editor of digital-first newsroom TCU360. Her work has ​also ​appeared in the Houston Chronicle, Fort Worth Star-Telegram and several McClatchy papers, including Miami Herald and The State. She was a part of a McClatchy investigative team for the “Irradiated” project on nuclear worker conditions, which won a McClatchy President’s Award. She is a graduate of Texas Christian University. Last updated July 2017

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