Texas Tribune taps LA Times’ Chan as editor-in-chief

The Texas Tribune has appointed Sewell Chan as its editor-in-chief. Currently, Chan is an editorial page editor at the Los Angles Times. Chan has been with the Times for 3 years, joining as a deputy managing editor. His last day is September 3. Previously, he was with The New York Times for over 13 years, […]

Texas Tribune taps Fechter to cover urban affairs beat

Joshua Fechter will be joining The Texas Tribune to cover the urban affairs beat. His new role begins in August. Currently, Fechter is a city hall reporter at San Antonio Express-News. Before that, he served as a reporting intern and then as a business reporter, covering retail, tourism, real estate, and economic development. He was […]

Texas Tribune’s Weaver set to depart

Jessica Weaver, creative director for live events at Texas Tribune, is set to leave. Weaver has been with the Tribune for over 6 years. In 2014, she joined as a Texas Tribune festival coordinator. She then left to work as an outreach coordinator at The University of Texas at Austin. She re-joined the company in […]

Waller joins Texas Tribune as a general assignment reporter

The Texas Tribune has hired Allyson Waller as a general assignment reporter. She comes from the New York Times where she was an express/breaking news fellow. Waller has interned at The Daily Dot, Miami Herald where she covered city and local government, The Bryan-College Station Eagle and Houstonia Magazine. She was also a journalism writing […]

Najmabadi joins Colorado Sun to cover rural affairs and economy

The Colorado Sun has hired Shannon Najmabadi as a reporter covering rural affairs and the economy. She will write about business, agriculture and and energy, among other topics. Previously, she was a reporter at The Texas Tribune. Her work has also appeared in MSN, Business Insider, The Dallas Morning News, El Paso Times, Pulitzer Center […]

Texas Tribune names Blanchard director of audience

The Texas Tribune has promoted Bobby Blanchard to the post of director of audience. Previously, she held the post of assistant director for audience. Blanchard has been with the Texas Tribune for close to five years now and has also served as a social media manager at the paper. Before that, she was a reporting […]

Texas Tribune seeks editor-in-chief

The Texas Tribune sent out the following announcement: We’re hiring an accomplished newsroom leader to serve as The Texas Tribune’s editor-in-chief. This visionary journalist will guide us as we produce top-flight daily, investigative, data and multimedia reporting and plan must-see live events consistent with our public-service mission: to inform and engage Texans about Texas politics, […]

Washington Post joins Texas Tribune Festival as returning media partner

The Washington Post will be joining the 2020 Texas Tribune Festival as a returning media partner. This year’s event will be digital and will be available live and on-demand. The event is scheduled for September 1 to 30, 2020 and it will feature more than 250 speakers and 100 sessions with newsmakers. Washington Post Live […]