Evan Smith

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. He previously served as editor for more than eight years—only the third person to hold that title. 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. For eight years, he hosted the Lone Star Emmy Award-winning weekly interview program Texas Monthly Talks, which aired on PBS stations statewide. He currently hosts Overheard With Evan Smith, airing on PBS stations nationally. A New York native, he has a bachelor’s degree in public policy from Hamilton College and a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University.

Stories

Ghost Story

If you’re a celebrity who wants to pen a book, who you gonna call? Ghostwriters.

Not Much Left

The Texas Observer could be on its last legs (again).

’Saw Loser

Why a great horror movie starring Matthew McConaughey and Renée Zellweger could get buried.

Tex Rated

summary: What’s the best hotel in Texas? (Hint: It’s not the Mansion on Turtle Creek).

Lars Attacks!

Why Texas’ best-known homeless writer is back on the streets.

Morris the Catch

Dick Morris’ other other woman.

Stella Houston

The University of Houston thinks Frank Stella is frankly stellar.

Seeing Stars
Spiel Burg

A Spielberg-backed cyberguide comes to Texas.

Skip, a Beat

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