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Saturday, September 23 • 3:05pm - 4:05pm
Why Texas Newspapers Matter

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What the dailies are doing to reassert their role in a digital age

Supported by IBC Bank

Moderators
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R.B. Brenner (mod.)

Director of the School of Journalism at the University of Texas at Austin
Brenner has served as director of UT-Austin’s Journalism School since 2014 after previously serving as deputy director of Stanford University’s Journalism Program, where he taught courses in public issues reporting, digital journalism and narrative writing. Brenner has also served... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for Lauren Gustus

Lauren Gustus

Executive Editor of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Gustus was named executive editor of the Star-Telegram in June 2017. Previously, she served as executive editor at the Fort Collins Coloradoan, where she helped lead efforts to modernize Colorado’s open records law. Gustus also spent seven years working as an editor for the Reno... Read More →
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Debbie Hiott

Editor of the Austin American-Statesman
Hiott has served as the Statesman’s editor since 2011. She began her career at the Statesman in 1990 as a reporter and covered transportation and City Hall. She became an editor in 1999. Hiott also serves on the board of directors of the Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas... Read More →
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Robert Moore

Editor of the El Paso Times
Moore has been with The El Paso Times since 1986, serving in various editing roles. He spent six years as executive editor of the Fort Collins Coloradoan before returning to The El Paso Times. Moore’s work has focused on investigating public corruption, particularly in public e... Read More →
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Carlos Sanchez

Executive Editor of The McAllen Monitor
Sanchez joined The Monitor as editor in 2013 after serving as managing editor of the Baton Rouge bureau of the New Orleans Times-Picayune. Previously, he worked as executive editor of the Waco Tribune-Herald for almost 10 years and also worked in the newsrooms of the Austin American-Statesman... Read More →
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Mike Wilson

Editor of the Dallas Morning News
Wilson has served as editor of the Dallas Morning News since 2015. Previously he worked for ESPN, where he helped launch the data website FiveThirtyEight, the Tampa Bay Times, where he eventually became managing editor, and the Miami Herald.


Saturday September 23, 2017 3:05pm - 4:05pm
AT&T Center, Amphitheater 204 1900 University Ave., Austin, TX 78705