Renuka Rayasam

Texas correspondent

Renuka Rayasam

Renuka Rayasam covers Texas politics, policy and health care for POLITICO.

Her reporting career has taken her from Austin, Texas to Berlin, Germany with a stop in Washington, D.C., along the way. Rayasam joined POLITICO Pro after seven years freelancing for various publications including The New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal, Foreign Policy, The Atlantic and Quartz.

Prior to moving to Germany, Rayasam led financial services coverage for The Kiplinger Letter, covered small business at U.S. News & World Report and was a general business reporter at The Austin American-Statesman.

Rayasam grew up outside of Atlanta, Ga. She studied political economy and German at the University of California, Berkeley and has a Master of International Affairs from Columbia University.

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