is the 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 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 TribCast, Evan talks with Ross, Patrick and Jay about Rick Perry's exit from the 2016 race, the outsider appeal of GOP frontrunners Donald Trump and Ben Carson, and George P. Bush's timesheet.
At our 9/4 conversation, Austin Mayor Steve Adler and San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor talked about the expected impact of open carry on their cities and the importance of their police officers wearing body cameras.
On this week's TribCast, Evan talks with Ross, Patrick and Matthew about the state of the Republican presidential campaign, Dan Patrick's about-face on Senate primary endorsements, what Baylor knew about Sam Ukwuachu, and the whereabouts of Dallas County District Attorney Susan Hawk.
On this week's TribCast, Evan talks with Ross, Alexa and Jim about Sid Miller's atomic Facebook post, George P. Bush's agency clean-up, the second round of Ken Paxton indictments and the status of Confederate statues on the UT campus and elsewhere.
On this week's TribCast, Evan talks with Ross, Patrick and Morgan about the politics of the Planned Parenthood videos and this week's Senate Health and Human Service Committee hearing, the latest on Attorney General Ken Paxton and that Collin County grand jury, and U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz's beef with Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.
At our 6/18 conversation, Erica Grieder of Texas Monthly discussed the conundrum of what to do with state Rep. Jonathan Stickland, R-Bedford, who landed on the magazine's list of the ten worst legislators.
At our 6/18 conversation, Erica Grieder and R.G. Ratcliffe of Texas Monthly explained why they named state Sen. Jane Nelson, R-Flower Mound, the chair of the Senate Finance Committee, one of the 84th session's ten worst legislators.