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Texas Tribune co-founder Evan Smith stepping down as CEO

Evan Smith is stepping down as CEO of The Texas Tribune. (Bob Daemmrich)

The Texas Tribune will be on the search for a new CEO as leader behind the nonprofit news organization, Evan Smith, says he is completing his last year in the position.

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Austin winter storm photo featured in TIME's Top 100 Photos of 2021

A young man warms up in his car as his apartment complex sits in darkness during Texas' winter storm in Austin. (Tamir Kalifa—The New York Times/Redux)

Austin was honored with a surprise feature in Time's Top 100 Photos of 2021, but like many of the photos in the collection, it wasn't for capturing a feel-good moment.

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The Texas Tribune fills editor-in-chief role with seasoned journalist

Sewell will start at the Texas Tribune as the new editor in October. (Los Angeles Times)

The Texas Tribune announced a new shift in leadership on Thursday, bringing Sewell Chan, a venerated journalist and editor from the Los Angeles Times, The New York Times and The Washington Post on board as editor-in-chief.

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