David Martin Davies

Host, "The Source," "Texas Matters"

David Martin Davies is  a veteran journalist with over 20 years’ experience covering Texas, the border and Mexico. 

Davies is the host of "The Source," a live call-in news program that airs on KSTX at 3 pm Monday through Thursday. Since 1999 he was been the host and producer of "Texas Matters," a weekly radio news magazine that looks at the issues, events and people in the Lone Star State. 

Davies' reporting has been featured on National Public Radio, American Public Media's "Marketplace" and the BBC. He has written for "The San Antonio Light", "The San Antonio Express-News," "The Texas Observer" and others.

His reporting has been recognized with numerous awards. Davies was named the 2008 Texas Radio Journalist of the Year by the Houston Press Club. In 2015 he was recognized with two First Amendment Awards by the  Fort Worth Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. The Association for Women in Communications San Antonio Professional Chapter honored Davies with the 2015 Edna McGaffey Media Excellence Headliner Award.

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San Antonio could soon see its first ever affordable housing bond. It's worked in other cities, helping seed affordable housing and spur neighborhood stabilization. Supporters say this is the first step in dealing with the growing housing crisis.

While climate change hasn’t been a major issue in this year’s presidential election, one could say it's on the ballot in the Texas 21st Congressional District race.

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Ever feel the surge of electricity when you make eye contact with someone across the room? What is happening in the brain when two people look at each other? What are the neural effects of eye-to-eye contact and how humans communicate? Guest: Dr. Joy Hirsch, professor of psychiatry and neurobiology at Yale School of Medicine , where she established and directs the Research in the Brain Function Laboratory ; guest speaker at tonight's Mind Science Foundation event at Pearl Stable

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If you think the lines are long for early voting, just wait until Election Day. Better yet, don't. How the county elections department is dealing with the surge of voters, a lawsuit about voter repression and concerns about rigging the polls. Guest: Jacque Callanen, Bexar County Elections Administrator

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