Reshma Kirpalani

Video and photojournalist

Reshma Kirpalani has worked a video journalist for the Austin American-Statesman since 2014. In 2015, she won a Lone Star Emmy Award in the category of Photographer Program (Non-News) for a portfolio of her work. Currently she lives in south Austin where she enjoys yoga, running and tacos. 

Latest from Reshma Kirpalani

Viewpoints: From city hall to classrooms, Texas faces big issues in ‘18
Jenny Robson connects a feeding tube to her son Ben Sears in October. Ben was hit by a truck in 2016 and suffered a traumatic brain injury. The family said that they are committed to doing everything they can to help their son recover. But following statewide cuts, Medicaid denied his therapist's request for  physical and occupational therapy...

Posted: 12 days ago

Jenny Robson connects a feeding tube to her son Ben Sears in October. Ben was hit by a truck in 2016 and suffered a traumatic brain injury. The family said that they are committed to doing everything they can to help their son recover. But following statewide cuts, Medicaid denied his therapist's request for physical and occupational therapy...
PHOTOS: 2017 Favorite photos
Connor Richard is a 13-year-old transgender girl who lives in Austin, TX. In March of 2016, she told her parents that she is a female, not the gender assigned to her at birth, male. "This is not an active choice that I'm making," said Connor. "It's not something that I'm doing to gain special treatment. It's something that I'm...

Posted: 19 days ago

Connor Richard is a 13-year-old transgender girl who lives in Austin, TX. In March of 2016, she told her parents that she is a female, not the gender assigned to her at birth, male. "This is not an active choice that I'm making," said Connor. "It's not something that I'm doing to gain special treatment. It's something that I'm...
American-Statesman videos of the year 2017
On Nov. 3, 2017, Luz del Carmen Gracia Garcia took a break after helping her father, Marcelo Gracia, while her son, Iram Guadalupe Gracia Garcia played on her cellphone. Marcelo Gracia has Lou Gehrig's disease. His daughter comes by to help him while his son, who is his primary caretaker, is at work.  (RESHMA KIRPALANI / AMERICAN-STATESMAN)

Posted: 20 days ago

On Nov. 3, 2017, Luz del Carmen Gracia Garcia took a break after helping her father, Marcelo Gracia, while her son, Iram Guadalupe Gracia Garcia played on her cellphone. Marcelo Gracia has Lou Gehrig's disease. His daughter comes by to help him while his son, who is his primary caretaker, is at work. (RESHMA KIRPALANI / AMERICAN-STATESMAN)
Meals on Wheels annual Christmas delivery
On Dec. 25, 2017, Brenda Glisan and Chip Schell  delivered meals and gifts to Eartha Williams, as part of Meals on Wheels' annual Christmas delivery. Volunteers delivered 445 meals to families in need. (RESHMA KIRPALANI / AMERICAN-STATESMAN)

Posted: 23 days ago

On Dec. 25, 2017, Brenda Glisan and Chip Schell delivered meals and gifts to Eartha Williams, as part of Meals on Wheels' annual Christmas delivery. Volunteers delivered 445 meals to families in need. (RESHMA KIRPALANI / AMERICAN-STATESMAN)