LOD ADVISORS

Chair of the LOD Committee Pete Slover

is an Austin-based staff writer on the special projects team of The Dallas Morning News. Before joining the Morning News in 1989, he worked at the Houston Chronicle and the Hollywood (Fla) Sun-Tattler.

He is a licensed attorney and a graduate of Southern Methodist University and the

University of Texas Law School.

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Co-Chair of LOD Committee Dan Malone 

is a journalism instructor at Tarleton State University and a Texas journalist who has worked in both the mainstream and alternative media.

Before joining Tarleton, he split his time teaching at the University of North Texas, where he founded the Distributed Reporting Project at the Mayborn Graduate Institute of Journalism, and writing for Fort Worth Weekly, the alternative newspaper in Cowtown. Prior to that, he worked at The Dallas Morning News, the Fort Worth Star-Telegram and the Corpus Christi Caller-Times.

He received his master’s degree from UNT’s Mayborn Institute and his undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Austin, where he was editor of the student newspaper, The Daily Texan.

He is the recipient of numerous journalism awards, including the Pulitzer Prize for investigative journalism for stories he and a colleague wrote about civil rights violations by Texas police officers. He is also the co-author of “America’s Condemned: Death Row Inmates in Their Own Words.”