Friday, December 4, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Texas Tribune CEO and co-founder Evan Smith joins the the Partnership's Future of Texas series to preview what's to come in the 87th Texas Legislative Session.
The leader of the pioneering nonprofit, nonpartisan digital news organization will offer insights on what's sure to be an unprecedented legislative session due to the pandemic, a new Texas House speaker, budget crunches and redistricting.
Evan Smith is the CEO and editor in chief of the Texas Tribune. Previously he spent nearly 18 years at Texas Monthly, stepping down in August 2009 as the magazine’s president and editor in chief. On his watch, Texas Monthly was nominated for 16 National Magazine Awards, the magazine industry’s equivalent of the Pulitzer Prize, and twice was awarded the National Magazine Award for General Excellence. He currently hosts Overheard With Evan Smith, airing on PBS stations nationally. A New York native, Smith has a bachelor’s degree in public policy from Hamilton College and a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University.
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The Future of Texas series features elected officials shaping our state's future, giving Partnership members the opportunity to engage with these leaders and hear their perspectives on our city and state's most pressing issues.
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