Rob D'Amico

Investigative Journalist / Writer / Storyteller

I learned a long time ago that reality was
much weirder than anyone's imagination."
- Hunter S. Thompson

My Work

Witnessed: Borderlands Podcast
Witnessed: Borderlands Podcast

The true story of a sheriff in Marfa, Texas, who joined with a rogue outlaw to smuggle tons of cocaine into far West Texas.

David Keller, Archaeologist, Center for Big Bend Studies Alpine Marfa Terlingua Texas
News

Acclaimed for his research on the Big Bend region and the Porvenir Massacre, David Keller was suddenly marched out of Sul Ross State University in December.

Sierra Blanca Migrant Shooting Observer
Border & Immigration

Two brothers arrested in connection with the shooting of migrants face scrutiny in a small Texas town.

Sandro Canovas Profile for Punch by Rob D'Amico
Features/News

A Marfa man is waging war against the Texas distillers claiming the right to make sotol outside of its ancestral home.

Austin Monthly Austin Trails Rob D'Amico
Features

A set of features on Austin trails, how to buy/equip a bike, and a profile on Austin's hottest race pro.

One of my favorites

A cocky bike racer in Austin, Texas, betrays friends and lovers to steal their high-end bikes...but a local agitator puts the police on his trail.

Border Stories

Available for covering all issues involving the U.S./Mexico border…from the Lower Rio Grande Valley, to Far West Texas and beyond.