Lauren Smith Ford

Lauren Smith Ford

Senior Editor, Texas Monthly

Lauren Smith Ford is a Senior Editor who covers style, design and travel for Texas Monthly. Before joining the magazine in 2015, she was the editor-in-chief of and the editor and creative director of Austin city magazine, Tribeza. Her writing and styling work have appeared in Entertainment Weekly, ELLE, Esquire, Glamour, Golf Digest, Marie Claire, Real SimpleSouthern Living, and Teen Vogue. The Corpus Christi native and graduate of Texas A&M University was a finalist for an Austin Under 40 Award, has served on the boards of the Austin Bat Cave, Preservation Austin, and has chaired the Waller Creek Conservancy’s Pop-Up Picnic for the last five years. 

Keynote Conversation with Camille Styles

Voltron - Capital Factory

Join bestselling author and founder of the award-winning blog for a moderated conversation with Texas Monthly’s Lauren Smith Ford about the evolution of social media and the challenges (and opportunities!) today’s publishers face.