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.


Gov, American Style

Ann Richards gets ready for prime time.

Dial M for Molly.

Molly Ivins and Bob Wade on TV.

A Winters Tale

Edgar and Johnny Winter sing the blues over a comic book.

Book ’Em!

Texas writers go Hollywood.

Barry Corbin
Unreal Estate

Celebrity land deals—not.

Tyrannosaurus Ex

Gauging Barney’s Universal appeal.

Low Talk

Where Microsft wants to go today.

Low Talk

Ross Perot defends his wife.

Low Talk

Anne Richards Stages a comeback.

All Fired Up

A ban against hunting dogs is turning some East Texas hunters into backwoods pyros.