NBCUniversal names Harper social media producer

  Raven Harper will join NBCUniversal as a social media producer for its newest brand NBCLX. Recently, Harper was an audience engagement fellow at the Texas Tribune. She was a Dow Jones News Fund HBCU 2021 fellow and interned at Her Campus Media. Harper has a bachelor’s degree in journalism from Hampton University. Be sure […]

Grist names Arinze audience producer

Angelica Arinze has joined Grist as an audience producer. Recently, she was an engagement fellow at the Texas Tribune. Previously, she interned at PEN America and the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas and freelanced for The Daily Dot. Arinze has a B.A. in journalism from the University of Texas at Austin.

ProPublica announces new hires for its new regional reporting units

ProPublica sent out the following excerpt announcement: Max Blau, Nicole Carr, Doug Bock Clark, Aliyya Swaby and Seth Freed Wessler will join the team covering the South, and Eli Hager, Mary Hudetz and Nicole Santa Cruz will join the Southwest team. Three additional reporters — one in the South and two in the Southwest — […]

Texas Tribune journalists to launch women-focused publication

According to a Pew Research report (2018), newsroom employment in the U.S. dropped 25% over the past decade. This added with declining ad revenues in print and television has led many newsrooms to struggle. Emily Ramshaw, the former editor-in-chief of The Texas Tribune, along with Amanda Zamora, former chief audience officer at The Texas Tribune, […]

Ex-Texas Tribune editor-in-chief and chief audience-officer starting new venture

Editor-in-chief Emily Ramshaw and chief audience officer Amanda Zamora will soon be departing Texas Tribune to embark on a new news adventure, they announced this week. The two senior members of the Texas Tribune team will be launching a new national, nonprofit news organization for women. “The only thing I care about as much as […]

Texas Tribune celebrates 10th anniversary

The Texas Tribune, a nonprofit, celebrated its 10th anniversary of covering Texas politics and public policy. At the Tribune’s 10th anniversary, Evan Smith, CEO and co-founder, wrote, “Had we made the worst professional decisions of our lives, leaving good jobs at an admittedly precarious moment for our employers and our industry, but for this? Untested, […]

ProPublica and Texas Tribune: collaborative nonprofit journalism

ProPublica and the Texas Tribune, two of the best capitalized nonprofit journalism websites are collaborating on a new investigative unit focused on Texas. ProPublica is known for bringing its powerful investigative capacity into partnership with local sites, while the Texas Tribune is focused primarily on state politics. Following a healthy infusion of funds from Arnold […]