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.
In our 12/4 conversation, outgoing Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst talked about what he'll do next.Full Story
In our 12/4 conversation, Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst talked about the possibility of greater funding in the 84th session for public and higher education.Full Story
At our 11/13 event, James Henson of the Texas Politics Project at the University of Texas at Austin led a panel discussion on how technology is transforming public and higher education.
At our 11/6 TribLive conversation, Texas Railroad Commission Chairman Christi Craddick talked about the impact of the shale boom on the state.Full Story
At our 11/6 TribLive conversation, Texas Railroad Commission Chairman Christi Craddick reacted to Denton's passage of a ban on fracking.Full Story
At our 11/6 TribLive conversation, Texas Railroad Commission Chairman Christi Craddick talked about the results of the 2014 general election.Full Story
Full video of my 11/6 TribLive Conversation with Christi Craddick, chairman of the Texas Railroad Commission.Full Story
At our 10/31 symposium on the impact of the shale boom on Texas, I talked economic transformation with Midland Mayor Jerry Morales, San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor, UTSA's Thomas Tunstall and Don Tymrak, the city manager of Karnes City.Full Story
At our 10/31 symposium on the impact of the shale boom on Texas, Jim Malewitz talked with state Rep. Jim Keffer, R-Eastland, and Texas Railroad Commissoner Barry Smitherman about what it will take to keep the boom booming.Full Story
Full video of Jim Malewitz's 10/30 TribLive conversation with Steve Brown and Ryan Sitton, the Democratic and Republican nominees for Texas Railroad Commissioner, respectively, in 2014.Full Story