Evan Smith Editor-in-Chief, CEO

Evan Smith is the Editor-in-Chief, CEO and co-founder of The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan digital news organization recently called “one of the nonprofit news sector’s runaway success stories.” The Tribune's deep coverage of Texas politics and public policy can be found at its website, texastribune.org, in newspapers and on TV and radio stations across the state, and in the print and online editions of the Washington Post. Since its launch in 2009, the Tribune has won international acclaim and numerous honors, including nine Edward R. Murrow Awards from the Radio Television Digital News Association. Previously Evan spent nearly 18 years at Texas Monthly, including eight years as Editor and a year as President and Editor-in-Chief.

Recent Contributions

Livestream: Dan Branch at TribLive

Watch live as Texas Tribune CEO and Editor-in-Chief Evan Smith interviews state Rep. Dan Branch, R-Dallas, who is in a primary runoff for attorney general. 

Watch live as Texas Tribune CEO and Editor-in-Chief Evan Smith interviews state Rep. Dan Branch, R-Dallas, who is in a primary runoff for attorney general. 

TribLive: Innovations in Educational Technology

Video from our symposium on STEM education at UT-Dallas. Innovations in Educational Technology featured Ian Temple, Peter Balyta and Douglas Moore.

Video from our symposium on STEM education at UT-Dallas. Innovations in Educational Technology featured Ian Temple, Peter Balyta and Douglas Moore.