Joynes Event: The Evolution Will be Digitized: The Future of the New News
A Special Guest Lecture by Evan Smith, Editor in Chief of the Texas Tribune :: 7:30pm :: Thursday, March 28th :: Joynes Suite
Posted: March 5, 2013
Sponsored by: Mary Lu Joynes Endowment in Plan II and the L.L. & Ethel E. Dean Endowment in UGS
Evan Smith is the Editor in Chief and CEO of The Texas Tribune, a non-profit, non-partisan digital news organization based in Austin. The Tribune's deep coverage of Texas politics and public policy can be found at its website, texastribune.org; in the pages of the New York Times; and in newspapers and on TV and radio stations across the state.
In three years of operation, the Tribune has won four Edward R. Murrow Awards from the Radio Television Digital News Association, two general excellence awards from the Online News Association and a Knight-Batten award for innovations in journalism. Before co-founding the Tribune, Evan spent nearly 18 years at Texas Monthly, including eight years as Editor and a year as President and Editor in Chief. On his watch, Texas Monthly twice won the National Magazine Award for General Excellence.