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Amanda Zamora

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Chief Audience Officer — Texas Tribune
Covers:  investigative journalism, engagement, crowdsourcing, collaborative journalism, social media, user generated content

present: @texastribune past: @ProPublica @washingtonpost @statesman. #cpnn founder. you can take the girl out of texas...and she'll just go back

Amanda Zamora is senior engagement editor at ProPublica. Previously, she led The Washington Post's online election coverage as national digital editor. She first joined the Post in 2003, spending six years as an online editor and producer for various departments, including the investigative reporting unit, before serving as its first social media and engagement editor from 2010 – 2011. Zamora began her journalism career at the Austin American-Statesman as an ...

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Timeline: Key Moments in Ted Cruz and Donald Trump’s Rocky Relationship

texastribune.org — Ted Cruz and Donald Trump's months-long feud may have come to an end on Friday when Cruz, a Trump holdout, endorsed the Republican presidential nominee. The two had a rough road through the primary. Their friendship devolved from allies to worst enemies, and Cruz went so far as to call Trump a "sniveling coward."

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poynter.org — Editor's note: Amanda Zamora, the Texas Tribune's chief audience officer, gave a version of this talk on Monday at 10UP, Poynter's summit marking 10 years of participatory journalism. Before joining the Texas Tribune, Zamora was ProPublica's senior engagement editor.

Texas Tribune To Crowdsource Border Reporting

editorandpublisher.com — In keeping with our mission of engaging Texans about public policy, politics and government, The Texas Tribune is taking an in-depth look at border security and immigration - two of the top concerns for voters this election year. So far, we have revealed the much-guarded list of jurisdictions with "sanctuary city" policies, told the story of the U.S.

Help Us Report on the Texas-Mexico Border by Sharing Your Experience

texastribune.org — In keeping with our mission of engaging Texans about public policy, politics and government, The Texas Tribune is taking an in-depth look at border security and immigration - two of the top concerns for voters this election year. So far, we have revealed the much-guarded list of jurisdictions with "sanctuary city" policies, told the story of the U.S.

Bobby Blanchard is Our New Social Media Manager

texastribune.org — You probably recognize Bobby Blanchard's byline: He was the Energizer Bunny of Texas Tribune reporting fellows. We couldn't be happier to announce that we've hired him full-time - to inject that same energy into our social media platforms. As our inaugural social media manager, Bobby will apply his digital savvy and real-time reporting reflexes to growing and engaging the Tribune's audiences.

What Does the Supreme Court’s Texas Abortion Ruling Mean to You?

texastribune.org — What does today's Supreme Court abortion ruling mean to you? Tell us about your experiences with women’s health care in Texas, or your reactions to the landmark decision, by leaving a voicemail message on our reader hotline at 512-710-6750.

ProPublica Announces 2016 Civic News Lab Fellows

propublica.org — We're thrilled to introduce Amana Kaskazi and Paola Villarreal as ProPublica's first Civic News Lab fellows. Amana and Paola will spend 10 weeks embedded in ProPublica's newsroom this summer, building and testing tools that engage audiences in our journalism in impactful ways.

Apply for ProPublica’s Civic News Lab

propublica.org — How can we make it easier for audiences to participate in the news gathering process? How can we facilitate better connections between audiences and journalists? And how can we create news applications that both inform and inspire offline actions? These are some of the questions ProPublica will be tackling this summer during a 10-week Civic News Lab.

Celebrating Spotlight: ProPublica Picks The Best Journalism Movies

propublica.org — This weekend, the journalism world will be watching the Oscars with an unusual level of excitement and expectation. Forty years after Hollywood made journalism glamorous in All the President's Men, the makers of Spotlight have revived a national appreciation for the kind of shoe-leather reporting that inspires newsrooms, but is rarely celebrated by the masses.

Join CPNN to talk about crowdsourcing workflows

medium.com — Join CPNN to talk about crowdsourcing workflows The Crowd-Powered News Network is hosting it's second community call on Thursday, Feb. 4 at 2:30 pm ET (sneak peek below). Our community conference calls are a way for us to connect in realtime from our corners of the news and take a closer look at crowd-powered projects and tools.
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Sep 29, 2016

RT @TexasTribune: 🚨 JOB OPENING ALERT 🚨 The Texas Tribune Data Visuals team is hiring! Apply by October 14!  http://trib.it/2ddeNEl 

Sep 29, 2016

@mkramer @thejqs @LexiBelc sames. Also hootsuite (for organizing streams by tab/group)

Sep 28, 2016

just tested the spoonful of peanut butter for hiccups cure with Ellie and can confirm: it works for dogs, too. You're welcome, world

Sep 28, 2016

RT @evanasmith: 1. Sincere pitch to young #journalism peeps: Please apply for @texastribune fellowships for next summer https://t.co/1xrrRcxg4W

Sep 28, 2016

RT @eads: transcription service ←→ google app script → google doc (+18 factcheckers) ←→ server → s3 → embedded widget https://t.co/Dzt3a0O4rL

Sep 28, 2016

@eads Congrats on this, btw. What a fantastic way to collaborate as a newsroom. Glad to see this did so well!

Sep 28, 2016

@JuliaAngwin @terryparrisjr This is AWESOME! So glad to see it come together. Nice work, y'all. :)


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