Ann Smajstrla

Contributor

Ann Smajstrla (Smy-stra-la) is a freelance journalist based in Austin, Texas. Over nearly seven years in journalism, she's worked for the Associated Press, the Dallas Morning News, Cox Media Group and other media outlets. Ann's favorite topics to cover are crime, legal affairs and legislative activity. Outside of work, Ann enjoys reading, chocolate and doing yoga -- and is one of those sickos who likes running.