Ayan Mittra 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.

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The 2014 Texas Tribune Festival's Keynote Videos

Editor Evan Smith listens as Gov. Rick Perry reminisces about his time as governor during the final keynote of TribFest on Sept. 21, 2014.
Editor Evan Smith listens as Gov. Rick Perry reminisces about his time as governor during the final keynote of TribFest on Sept. 21, 2014.

Couldn't make it to the 2014 Texas Tribune Festival? We've collected all the videos of the keynote track conversations and panel discussions on one page.

Series: Bypassed by the Miracle

Keller ISD Superintendent Randy Reid spoke during an Aug. 11, 2014, town hall meeting, where attendees debated whether to put a $175 million bond up to Keller ISD voters in the general election.
Keller ISD Superintendent Randy Reid spoke during an Aug. 11, 2014, town hall meeting, where attendees debated whether to put a $175 million bond up to Keller ISD voters in the general election.

Check out Bypassed by the Miracle, our seven-part series on the people and communities that have missed out on Texas' economic success or are finding that it comes at a price.