Carson Frame

Reporter, Military and Veterans Issues

Carson graduated from the University of South Florida in 2011 with a B.A. in English and international studies, and earned a master's degree in journalism from New York University in 2017. Prior to coming to San Antonio, she worked as a news intern for WUSF Public Media, the NPR affiliate in Tampa, Florida. She's also contributed stories to Ms. Magazine, Chronogram, Souciant, and Bedford+Bowery, among others. Carson's audio work has appeared on the podcasts "Death, Sex & Money" (WNYC) and "Memory Motel" (Listening Booth Media).

Carson's reporting on military issues is part of The American Homefront Project, a public media collaboration that reports on American military life and veterans. Funding comes from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and the Bob Woodruff Foundation. 

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Carson Frame / TPR News

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s initiative Hiring Our Heroes announced San Antonio as the country’s first Military Spouse Economic Empowerment Zone on Tuesday.


Carson Frame / Texas Public Radio

A national nonprofit that helps active duty service members, veterans and military spouses on the path to becoming tech entrepreneurs is in San Antonio this week. Patriot Boot Camp kicked off its second round of technology workshops on Friday.


Courtesy of the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine

A national health nonprofit, with around 12,000 doctor members, has installed three billboards in San Antonio that call for the Army to change its combat medic training by ending live animal use.


Carson Frame / TPR News

The Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs and Border Security convened at Port San Antonio Wednesday to hear public comment on issues ranging from defense manufacturing to military youth readiness.

Courtesy of NOCSAE

Leaders in sports safety gathered Friday in San Antonio to field questions about new equipment standards for sports, including football, baseball and lacrosse.

The National Operating Committee on Standards for Athletic Equipment is a non-profit that funds research into sports-related injuries and medicine.

They determined that certain rotational forces contribute to concussions during football. This year, NOCSAE issued new guidance for football helmets based on that information.

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