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Editor-in-Chief, CEO at the Texas Tribune

Evan Smith is the CEO and editor-in-chief of The Texas Tribune, which, in its first year in operation, won two national Edward R. Murrow Awards from the Radio Television Digital News Association and a General Excellence Award...

Multimedia Producer
Membership Director
News Editor

Ian Crawford joined KUT as News Editor in 2008, after spending over four years as a reporter/anchor at KLBJ Radio in Austin.  He began his broadcasting career while still in high school in Southern Oregon.  During high school and college at the...

Freelancer
Reporter with The Texas Tribune

Jay Root is a native of Liberty. He never knew any reporters growing up, and he has never taken a journalism class in his life. But somehow he got hooked on the news business. It all started when he walked into the offices of...

Reporter
Photojournalist

Photojournalist for KUT News

Producer, Morning Edition

I grew up in Austin and studied journalism at the University of Texas.  I began my radio career making fun of headlines on local sports and news talk shows. I moved to New York City to be a comic. Found some pretty good "day jobs” managing a...

Reporter

Joey Palacios is a reporter with Texas Public Radio, an NPR member station in San Antonio. 

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