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The Texas Tribune Festival is one of the nation’s largest, most buzzworthy political gatherings. Our three-day festival brings Texans together to address the politics and policy that affect our communities, our schools, our work and our daily lives. We hope you will join us.
Saturday, September 28 • 12:45pm - 1:45pm
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Moderator
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Margaret Sullivan

Media Columnist for The Washington Post
Sullivan is the media columnist for The Washington Post. Previously, she served as public editor for The New York Times and chief editor of The Buffalo News. Sullivan was also a member of the Pulitzer Prize board and served as director of the American Society of Newspaper Editors... Read More →

Speakers
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Jon Ralston

Editor of The Nevada Independent
Ralston has covered Nevada politics for over 30 years and founded The Nevada Independent, a nonpartisan, nonprofit news and opinion website, in 2017. He has written for the Las Vegas Review-Journal, the Reno Gazette-Journal and the Las Vegas Sun, in addition to running his own political... Read More →
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R.L. Nave

Editor of Mississippi Today
Nave joined Mississippi Today in 2016. He currently serves as editor of the publication and previously served as its news editor and editor-in-chief. Previously, he covered Barack Obama’s presidential campaign for the Illinois Times and served as news editor for the Jackson Free... Read More →
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Jere Hester

Editor-in-Chief of The City
Hester is the founding editor-in-chief of The City, a nonprofit news organization that covers New York City. Previously, he served as news director and director of the reporting and writing program at the Craig Newmark Graduate School of Journalism at CUNY, where he established NYCity... Read More →
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Emily Ramshaw

Editor-in-Chief of The Texas Tribune
Ramshaw oversees the Tribune’s editorial, technology, events and audience-building operations. Under her leadership, the Tribune has won a Peabody Award, 15 national Edward R. Murrow Awards and top honors from the Online News Association. She is also a member of the board of the... Read More →
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David Lesher

Editor of CalMatters
Lesher is the editor and co-founder of CalMatters, a nonprofit news outlet covering politics in California. Previously, he served as director of government affairs at the Public Policy Institute of California, a nonpartisan think tank. Lesher also served as a reporter and editor at... Read More →


Attendees (27)