Archive for July 28th, 2009
REGULAR MEETING OF THE EL PASO COUNTY BOARD OF ETHICS AGENDA
DATE: Wednesday, July 29, 2009
TIME: 1:30 P.M.
PLACE: COUNTY JUDGE’S CONFERENCE ROOM
COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 3RD FLOOR, SUITE 301
500 E. SAN ANTONIO STREET
POSTED: Friday, July 24, 2009
NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC:
The Board of Ethics will give you the opportunity to address them on a particular
item listed on this agenda prior to proceeding with the official business at hand.
Please inform the secretary prior to the start of the meeting which item(s) you wish
to address. Time limit will be five minutes.
Worth noting two names with El Paso ties — Ross Ramsey is an El Paso ex-pat, and Brandi Grissom, who will be leaving the El Paso Times Austin Bureau for the project.
TEXAS TRIBUNE ACQUIRES TEXAS WEEKLY, APPOINTS ROSS RAMSEY MANAGING EDITOR, FIVE NEWSROOM HIRES ALSO ANNOUNCED
Austin, TX – July 23, 2009 – Incoming Texas Tribune CEO Evan Smith announced today that the non-profit public media organization has acquired Texas Weekly, the premier newsletter for government and politics in Texas, and has hired longtime Texas Weekly editor and owner Ross Ramsey as its managing editor. Smith also formally announced the hiring of the first five reporters on the Tribune’s newsroom team: Brandi Grissom, Elise Hu, Emily Ramshaw, Abby Rapoport, and Matt Stiles.
“I’m thrilled that we were able to attract journalists of such high caliber,” says Smith, “as each one brings incredible experience and perspective on matters of statewide interest, along with a high level of energy and passion and ambition. I couldn’t imagine a better foundation for the kind of work we intend to produce.”