is the CEO and co-founder of The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, nonpartisan digital news organization 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 a Peabody Award, thirteen national Edward R. Murrow Awards from the Radio Television Digital News Association and three general excellence awards from the Online 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.
On this week's edition of WFAA-TV's Inside Texas Politics, we talked about the possible makeup of the state Senate in 2015, Rick Perry and Ted Cruz getting equal billing at RedState, Dan Patrick's new spokesman and more.
At Thursday's TribLive conversation, State Sen. Glenn Hegar, R-Katy, a candidate for Texas comptroller in 2014, assessed the the candidacy and campaign of Mike Collier, his Democratic opponent in November's general election.
At Thursday's TribLive conversation, State Sen. Glenn Hegar, R-Katy, a candidate for Texas comptroller in 2014, talked about the process of calculating available state revenue every two years and how he'll work to get a more accurate estimate.
At our 5/15 TribLive conversation, Steve Patterson, the men's athletics director at the University of Texas, explained why Charlie Strong was the right choice to replace Mack Brown as head football coach.