Thomas Huang

  • Assistant Managing Editor
  • Dallas Morning News

Tom Huang is Assistant Managing Editor for Journalism Initiatives at The Dallas Morning News, where he is leading a fundraising campaign to support local news. As an adjunct faculty member of The Poynter Institute, he organizes seminars for professional journalists on writing, reporting and editing, and coaches in the Local News Innovation Program. As an editor with the American Press Institute’s Better News site, he helps newsrooms present their best practices in digital transformation. In 2013, he was a Sulzberger fellow at Columbia University, where he studied leadership and innovation. In 2016, he worked on the editing team of The News’ coverage of the July 7 police ambush, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in breaking news. He has launched two Knight Foundation-funded projects, the Hispanic Families Network and Storytellers Without Borders, and is co-organizer of the Dallas Festival of Books and Ideas.