About Chron

Welcome to Chron, Houston's home for essential news and compelling feature stories about the Bayou City. Chron tells the story of Houston through the lens of Culture, where we cover everything from local celebrities to interesting people to places we like; Food, a destination for off-the-beaten-path restaurants, trend stories and remarkable people in the culinary scene (and also tacos); Sports, home to coverage of Houston’s professional athletes both on and off the field, as well as college and high school teams; Politics, where we bring you the essentials about the local and state officials who make headlines; and News, where you can find everything you need to know about what’s happening in your city. Follow us on Mastodon

Chron is owned by Hearst and independently run from the Houston Chronicle.

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Editorial Director: Matthew Kitchen, matthew.kitchen@chron.com

Managing Editor: Katharine Jose, katharine.jose@hearst.com

Senior Editor: Dan Carson, dan.carson@chron.com

Sports Editor: Josh Criswell, josh.criswell@chron.com

Sports Reporter: Michael Shapiro, michael.shapiro@chron.com

Food Editor: Emma Balter, emma.balter@chron.com

Food Writer: Megha McSwain, megha.mcswain@chron.com

Culture Editor: Alex Dowd, alex.dowd@chron.com

Trending News Reporter: Ariana Garcia, ariana.garcia@chron.com

Trending News Reporter: Michael Murney, michael.murney@chron.com

Social Media Editor: Sarah Pearce, sarah.pearce@hearst.com

Homepage Editor: Brianna Griff, brianna.griff@chron.com

New Orleans Writer-at-Large: Nathaniel Adams

Taco Columnist: Marco Torres