The Texas Monthly has welcomed Sasha von Oldershausen as an associate editor, focused on news and politics, and Lauren Castro as social media editor.
Recently, Oldershausen worked as a Metro desk stringer at The New York Times. Her freelance work appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, Harper’s, The Nation and The Oxford American.
She reported for the weekly newspaper The Big Bend Sentinel and was an editorial assistant at The Real Deal. She also contributed to the New York Magazine and reporter for the Local East Village at The New York Times.
She interned at The Huffington Post.
Oldershausen has a B.A. from Northwestern University and a master’s degree from New York University. She has another master’s degree from Columbia University.
Castro has worked freelance and interned at the Texas Monthly, Flaunt Magazine and Los Angeles Magazine. She was a general assignment reporter at The Daily Dot.
Castro graduated from the University of Texas at Austin, where she worked at the student paper, The Daily Texan.
You can congratulate Oldershausen and Castro on Twitter.