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Tuesday, September 1 • 8:00am - 8:30am
BYO-Breakfast: How to get the most out of your Festival experience

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With a month's worth of programming ahead of us, who better to break things down than Texas Tribune CEO Evan Smith? He'll be joined by political reporters Alex Samuels and Patrick Svitek to talk program highlights and elections storylines we're watching and answer your Festival questions.

This session was available to ticket holders of the 2020 Texas Tribune Festival to watch live and was not available on demand. 

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Evan Smith

CEO of The Texas Tribune
Smith is the CEO and co-founder of The Texas Tribune. Previously, he spent nearly 18 years at Texas Monthly, including eight years as editor and a year as president and editor-in-chief. Smith also hosts “Overheard with Evan Smith,” airing on PBS stations nationally.

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Alex Samuels

Political Reporter for The Texas Tribune
Samuels began as a political reporter for the Tribune in 2019 after working as a community reporter for the organization. She first joined the Tribune as a newsletters fellow in 2016 and later worked as a reporting fellow during the 85th Texas legislative session. Previously, Samuels... Read More →
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Patrick Svitek

Political Reporter for The Texas Tribune
Svitek covers politics for the Tribune and previously served as editor of The Blast, the Tribune's subscription-only daily newsletter for political insiders. He is the Tribune's primary correspondent on the campaign trail, covering the 2016, 2018 and 2020 elections. Prior to joining... Read More →

Tuesday September 1, 2020 8:00am - 8:30am CDT