Isaac Windes - Reporter 

Isaac Windes is a journalist based in North Texas covering early childhood education for the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, a McClatchy Newspaper.

Before that, he wrote for the Beaumont Enterprise and Hearst newspapers covering K-12 education and mental health issues in the disaster-fraught region of Southeast Texas. 

Just after graduating from the Cronkite School of Journalism at ASU, he was the Arizona Republic/ News21 Don Bolles fellow for Investigative Journalism as part of Carnegie Knight News 21, a national project. He reported on the impact of natural disasters on smaller communities and helped produce three episodes of a mini docuseries called the State Of Emergency. 

He has experience working for a variety of magazines, newspapers and TV stations from Tucson and Phoenix, to Washington, D.C. and Los Angeles. 

Windes spent summers in college studying and reporting abroad in countries such as Israel, Greece, and London.

His reporting has focused on a range of topics including how extremist ideologies are impacting American politics, water policy in the American Southwest and discipline problems in schools across Texas.