Kali Venable is an investigative journalist, who seeks to tell stories about the way we live — stories that empower people to engage with their communities and expand their worldview. Currently, she is an investigative and environmental reporter at the Victoria Advocate in the crossroads region of South Texas, where she spent much of her childhood.
She covers environmental issues in the paper’s seven-county coverage region along the Middle Texas Coast and continues to pursue criminal justice stories, after spending a year on the public safety beat.
Kali is a 2019-2020 John Jay College of Criminal Justice/Arnold Ventures criminal justice reporter fellow.
She graduated from The University of Texas at Austin’s School of Journalism, with Senior Fellows honors and a certificate in creative writing.