Pamela Colloff is a journalist. Her area of focus is extensively-researched long-form reporting about crime. She is currently a senior reporter at ProPublica and a staff writer at The New York Times Magazine.
Formerly, Colloff was an executive editor and staff writer at Texas Monthly. Her work has also appeared in The New Yorker and has been anthologized in “Best American Magazine Writing,” “Best American Crime Reporting,” “Best American Non-Required Reading,” and “Next Wave: America’s New Generation of Great Literary Journalists.”
Colloff was raised in Manhattan. She received her B.A. from Brown University, then relocated to Austin. She wrote for Texas Highway Patrol, Might magazine, Details, and then she became a staff writer at Texas Monthly.