Dan Zehr is executive director of the Capital of Texas Media Foundation and publisher of the Austin Monitor. Dan brings more than two decades of experience in journalism and media, most recently as economics and finance reporter at the Austin American-Statesman. In addition to award-winning newspaper coverage across a range of business and technology beats, he has co-authored or edited seven books, including works on artificial intelligence, digital marketing and consumer market opportunities. He graduated from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in May 2000. He lives in Austin with his wife, Erin, and their two children.
Kasey Corpus is the Engagement Director at the Capital of Texas Media Foundation and is responsible for community engagement projects and program development. Previously, she managed similar projects in a joint venture between CoTMF and Glasshouse Policy, which merged in June 2019.
Her past experience includes campaigning for local officials, working in Texas House and Senate offices, and advocating on ethics and environmental issues with Public Citizen Texas. With her background in research, community outreach, and advocacy, she has worked to improve government transparency and increase the representation of underserved communities in Texas.