Evan Mintz develops communications for Arnold Ventures’ Criminal Justice team. He previously served as deputy opinion editor for the Houston Chronicle, where he wrote editorials, solicited and edited op-eds, curated online opinion, and spearheaded the political endorsement process. Evan was a 2017 finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Editorial Writing for a series on gun laws, gun culture, and gun tragedy. He also served as interim editor of the editorial board team that was a finalist for the 2018 Burl Osborne Award for Editorial Leadership.
Evan is a licensed attorney and received his law degree from the Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law in New York City, where he served as editorial board editor of the Cardozo Jurist. He also worked as executive editor at the Rice Thresher, the student newspaper at Rice University, where he received a bachelor's degree in history and the Bobb Award for writing and journalism.