Today, The Texas Tribune deepens its commitment to engaging Texans in politics and policy news with its first community reporter hire: Alex Samuels.
In typically generous fashion, the Miami-based supporters of public-spirited nonprofit journalism will match up to $25,000 in small-dollar gifts ($1,000 or below) pledged to the Trib between now and Jan. 19.
I couldn't be happier to spread the word that the Tribune's fearless, visionary editor-in-chief, Emily Ramshaw, will soon take a seat on the Pulitzer Prize board — one of the most sought-after gigs in our industry.
It was a banner year for The Texas Tribune at the annual Online Journalism Awards: We swept all three categories in which we were finalists, including General Excellence.
To the Trib's big-city readers: We know you want more coverage of the issues affecting you, from poverty to population growth to infrastructure. Which is why we've hired Brandon Formby, one of the best reporters in the business, to give it to you.
Late last night we finally posted the 2016 Texas Tribune Festival program — the best three days of panel discussions and one-on-one conversations since our first gathering of big names and big brains back in 2011.