Tim Morris

Managing Editor

Tim Morris is a 45-year veteran of news organizations in Texas, New Mexico, Oklahoma, New Jersey, and Louisiana. 

He joined The Times-Picayune in New Orleans in 1992 as night metro editor and became the state/political editor in 1995. After serving in various newsroom leadership positions, he became an opinions columnist for NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune in 2016. He joined the Houston Chronicle editorial board in 2019.

In his 27-year career at The Times-Picayune, Tim was project editor for “Oceans of Trouble,” which won the newspaper its first Pulitzer Prize in 1997 and was part of The Times-Picayune staff that won two Pulitzer Prizes in 2006 for coverage of Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath. 

He was an executive producer for “Louisiana Purchased,” a joint project with WVUE Fox8 looking at campaign finance, which received a 2013 Peabody Award. 

Tim holds a bachelor’s of arts degree in journalism from New Mexico State University. 

Contact him at tmorris@veritenews.org.


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