Jana J. Pruet is an award-winning journalist who has been covering the Dallas-Fort Worth area for nearly a decade. She joined Dallas Innovates in February 2016. Prior to joining Dallas Innovates, Pruet was a reporter at The Dallas Morning News. She’s also worked as a freelancer for a number of news organizations including, CNN, Reuters News, The New York Post, MLex, and Community Impact Newspaper.

Pruet is a Dallas native and graduated from Southern Methodist University with a B.A. in journalism and minor in psychology. She’s married, has three sons, and two step-daughters.