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Evan Smith is the CEO and co-founder of The Texas Tribune, a pioneering nonprofit, nonpartisan digital news organization whose deep coverage of Texas politics and public policy can be found at its website, texastribune.org, and in newspapers and on TV and radio stations across the state. Since its launch in 2009, the Tribune has won international acclaim and numerous honors, including a Peabody Award, sixteen national Edward R. Murrow Awards from the Radio Television Digital News Association and three general excellence awards from the Online News Association. Evan is also the host of “Overheard with Evan Smith,” a weekly half-hour interview program that airs on PBS stations around the country.

Recent Contributions

Welcome to The Texas Tribune

What we intend to accomplish with the Trib — what we mean to do on an ongoing basis — is right there in our stated mission: to promote civic engagement and discourse on public policy, politics, government, and other matters of statewide concern.

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A conversation with Dan Bartlett

Former White House Communications Director Dan Bartlett sits down with the Tribune's Evan Smith to talk about Rick vs. Kay, what Texans should think about health care reform and troop levels in Afghanistan, and the GOP's missed opportunity to reach out to Hispanics.

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Todd Wiseman

We're mobile! We're on iTunes!

Because we believe so strongly in distributing our content across as many platforms as possible, we're happy to report that you can take the Trib with you. You can see a constantly updated stream of our top stories on our mobile site, m.texastribune.org, and you can download our podcasts and our free Elected Officials Directory app on iTunes (there's a free version and a paid version). If there's another way you'd like to get access to Trib content other than at your computer, let us know.

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