The Texas Tribune

TaglinePolitical reporting and investigations for the Lone Star State
Year Founded2009
Type or CoveragePolitics
Business TypeNon-profit
Revenue SourcesDonations
Revenue SourcesGrants
Revenue SourcesSponsorships
Institutional SupportKnight Foundation
Institutional SupportOpen Society Institute
Institutional SupportOther Foundation
Institutional SupportOther Foundation
Staff Size (Business)2-5
Staff Size (Editorial)11-20
Active Volunteers1-10
AffiliationsHouston Endowment; T. Boone Pickens; content sharing with The New York Times and the Houston Chronicle
Mappin LocationAustin - Texas
Principal StaffEvan Smith
Principal StaffRoss Ramsey
DescriptionThe Texas Tribune which writer Jake Batsell profiled for CJR in July 2010 focuses on state politics government and investigative reporting and prides itself on finding innovative ways of presenting the news to an increasingly expanding audience. The nonprofit nonpartisan media organization has helped redefine online journalism and extended its goals of civic engagement far beyond the Internet.
Profile on CJR