The Texas Tribune and the New Politics Forum are excited to offer students a unique opportunity to serve as social media ambassadors at the upcoming 2019 Texas Tribune Festival, scheduled for Thursday, September 26 – Saturday, September 28, 2019 in Austin, Texas.
Through the Social Media Ambassador program, select students will have access to more than 300 leading figures in politics and public policy. These student ambassadors will have unique access to the conversations and civic leaders guiding our state's and our nation's next steps. Through the program, students will have the opportunity to serve as on-the-ground correspondents, detailing the sights and sounds of all things TribFest on their social media platforms.
Program perks include sponsored access to the Festival, elevated social media presence during the event, backstage access to select speakers and leaders, and lots and lots of free food!
Requirements for the program include:
• Represent the New Politics Forum and The Texas Tribune in a nonpartisan, professional manner;
• Attend all three days of the Festival, especially the #TTFstudents events, which include the BreakFESTs (location and time TBA), social media ambassador specific meet-ups during the Fest, and Lunch n' Learn on Saturday, September 28th;
• Generate student-focused content using the #TTFstudents and #NPFxTrib hashtags for social media including, but not limited to, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Snapchat; and,
• Network with young people in attendance and gather email addresses from those who are interested in connecting with the New Politics Forum and Texas Tribune.