Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017 | Doors at 7:30 PM
Etter-Harbin Alumni Center | The University of Texas at Austin
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We’re pleased to announce that MSNBC’s Katy Tur will be our guest at this year’s TribFeast! She was the breakout star among reporters during the 2016 campaign — making the most of an assignment to cover Donald Trump, who was given little chance of winning the GOP primary, let alone the presidency — even by fellow Republicans. Over the course of 16 months, Tur was called out repeatedly by the candidate and his supporters as a “liar” and worse — previewing the now-familiar refrain that the media is dishonest and journalists are enemies of the people. But she stood her ground, and viewers and fans sprung to her defense, adopting the hashtag #imwithtur.
Unbelievable, her front-row account of the craziest campaign in American history, will soon be published. It tells the story of what it was like to report on the most combative and volatile major-party candidate ever to run for office and win. Join us to hear her insider tales from the trail in conversation with Tribune CEO Evan Smith and go home with a complimentary copy of her must-read book.
Proceeds from TribFeast, our special event during the Texas Tribune Festival, support the Tribune’s ambitious, award-winning work. We hope you’ll join other thought leaders and philanthropists from across the state, including elected officials, policymakers and big-brand journalists on the Tribune Festival program!
DEADLINE FOR INCLUSION IN THE PROGRAM: AUG. 25
For questions about this event, contact Terry Quinn, Chief Development Officer, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 512-716-8613.
Corporate tables and sponsorships are available for this event with special recognition and branding opportunities. Contact April Hinkle at email@example.com or 512-716-8634 to discuss the opportunity.
This outstanding opportunity is open to just one sponsor, whose name will be attached to the celebration’s title (e.g., “TribFeast, presented by XXXX”). The sponsor’s logo will appear with the Tribune’s logo on promotion, event signage, the event program, the invitation and digital communication. The sponsor will be announced and thanked onstage by Texas Tribune Co-founder and CEO Evan Smith.
This integrated branding is a powerful articulation of your support of public service journalism and The Texas Tribune.
The event’s keynote features a prominent public figure in conversation with Tribune CEO Evan Smith. Exclusive sponsorship benefits and acknowledgment from the stage.
A cocktail party for approximately 125 VIP guests will take place prior to the dinner event. Sponsor opportunities include logo placement on party signage, the invitation and cocktail napkins.
An opportunity to gift a book authored by the featured TribFeast speaker and capture the attention of all. Prominent logo placement on book plate.
General sponsorship opportunities:
Premier Table for 10 — $10,000
Reserved Table for 10 — $5,000
Prominent Seating for 2 — $2,500
Contact April Hinkle at firstname.lastname@example.org or 512-716-8634 to get started.