Ross Ramsey Executive Editor

Ross Ramsey is executive editor and co-founder of The Texas Tribune. Before joining the Tribune, Ross was editor and co-owner of Texas Weekly for 15 years. He did a 28-month stint in government as associate deputy comptroller for policy and director of communications with the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts. Before that, he reported for the Houston Chronicle from its Austin bureau and for the Dallas Times Herald, first on the business desk in Dallas and later as its Austin bureau chief, and worked as a Dallas-based freelance business writer, writing for regional and national magazines and newspapers. Ross got his start in journalism in broadcasting, covering news for radio stations in Denton and Dallas.

Recent Contributions

Perry Names New Communications Director

Austin, TX. June 15, 2010. Perry spokesman Mark Miner flanked by Bill White supporters.
Austin, TX. June 15, 2010. Perry spokesman Mark Miner flanked by Bill White supporters.

Gov. Rick Perry has hired Felix Browne, who worked for former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney and former U.S. Sen. Scott Brown, to replace communications director Mark Miner, who is leaving the governor's staff to work in the private sector.