Ayan Mittra Assistant Managing Editor

Ayan Mittra joined the Tribune after working more than 10 years at The Dallas Morning News. He spent his first seven years there as a copy editor. In 2008, he moved to the political desk, supervising the daily presentations and working with reporters in the field. He then worked as a night city editor, supervising the coverage of late-breaking news. He was also on the editing team for the 2009 and 2011 legislative sessions. A native of Beaumont, Ayan graduated with a journalism degree from the University of Texas at Austin.

Recent Contributions

Livestream: Kel Seliger, John Smithee and "Four" Price

Watch live as Texas Tribune CEO and Editor-in-Chief Evan Smith interviews state Sen. Kel Seliger and state Reps. John Smithee and Walter "Four" Price at West Texas A&M University in Canyon. 

Watch live as Texas Tribune CEO and Editor-in-Chief Evan Smith interviews state Sen. Kel Seliger and state Reps. John Smithee and Walter "Four" Price at West Texas A&M University in Canyon. 

Livestream: Abbott Discusses Border Security

We're livestreaming gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott's address at an event in Dallas. He's scheduled to discuss border security, criminal justice and more. All throughout the 2014 election cycle, the Tribune will provide live video coverage from the campaign trail. 

We're livestreaming gubernatorial candidate Greg Abbott's address at an event in Dallas. He's scheduled to discuss border security, criminal justice and more. All throughout the 2014 election cycle, the Tribune will provide live video coverage from the campaign trail. 

TribWeek: Top Texas News for the Week of 9/30/13

Root details Davis' gubernatorial announcement, Walters looks at the state's bid to attract more video game companies, Malewitz on a pledge from Railroad Commission candidates, Murphy and Aaronson design an interactive that looks at health plans in the federal marketplace, Aguilar details the latest immigration reform plan, Ramsey on the impact of Cruz's marathon speech, Batheja and Root on Abbott's American Airlines announcement, Satija spotlights a divide on global warming, and Hamilton describes how Prairie View is getting an on-campus polling site. The best of our best for the week of Sept. 30 to Oct. 4, 2013.