Morning Consult has hired Bobby Blanchard as its senior director of audience development.
He will start in late January.
Blanchard runs The Texas Tribune’s audience team while strategizing with the newsroom to expand the organization’s reach and engagement across all platforms.
A graduate of UT-Austin, Blanchard spent his first year out of college at The Dallas Morning News as a reporting fellow, covering Texas politics and breaking news. He got his start in journalism at The Daily Texan, followed by internships at the Houston Chronicle, KUT News and the Texas Tribune.