Volunteer

Our volunteers make the Festival possible. From providing information to attendees to helping to manage daytime programming and checking badges, volunteers are integral to the event. We ask volunteers to commit to a 4-hour shift and in return receive complimentary registration to the remainder of the event, a volunteer staff t-shirt, a Texas Tribune membership and a special commemorative gift for their participation in making the 2017 event our strongest yet.

For an insider experience at the 2017 Texas Tribune Festival, sign up here.

Questions? Contact the volunteer department at TribuneFestVol@sxsw.com.

Texas Tribune Membership

Texas Tribune events like the Festival are public service journalism in action — an opportunity for Texans to hear firsthand from elected officials and thought leaders about the policies and laws affecting their everyday lives.

As a 501(c)(3), our nonprofit newsroom’s ability to produce these events begins with members — regular folks who see the value of the Tribune and make a small-dollar contribution.

To get the most out of the Festival, and to receive a year's worth of benefits, become a member today at support.texastribune.org. For membership questions, email membership@texastribune.org.

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