does a little bit of everything at The Texas Tribune. In addition working with our great photographers to editing our Directory of elected officials, John manages the day-to-day operations at the Tribune and makes sure we have good coffee to drink. Before coming to work at the Tribune, John spent several decades as a touring and recording musician. In 2005, he left the road to join a statewide political campaign. After that, John worked for an Austin-based nonprofit, then joined the Austin Bureau of The Dallas Morning News, where he worked for four years before joining the staff at The Texas Tribune.
From tumultuous sessions in the Texas Legislature to widespread devastation from Hurricane Harvey, reporters and photographers for The Texas Tribune were on scene to capture the big picture and the human details.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Ross and Patrick about the Beto O'Rourke-Ted Cruz matchup, Gov. Greg Abbott's efforts to make inroads with Latino voters and what to do about Confederate monuments at the Capitol.
On this week's TribCast, Emily talks to Evan, Ross and Edgar about gun politics in Texas, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's Trump press conference and our investigation into unrest at the state's health commission.
Hurricane Harvey's direct — and seemingly endless — hit on Southeast Texas has left a path of destruction and unprecedented flooding. Take a look at what the region's residents and first responders are facing.
Full video of Peniel Joseph's keynote address on "What Does Racial Justice Mean in the 21st Century?" from The Texas Tribune's Symposium on Race and Public Policy, held at Huston-Tillotson University in Austin on January 13-14, 2017.