Jan Ross Piedad

Assistant Producer & Texas Station Collaborative Coordinator

Raised in San Antonio, Jan Ross is a graduate of UT Austin’s School of Journalism. Before starting at Texas Public Radio, she interned for the News Desk at NPR Headquarters and the network’s mid-day program, Here & Now. She was a member of Texas Standard’s digital-first web team and interned during the newsmagazine show’s launch in 2015. Jan Ross is a Salzburg Academy on Media & Global Change Fellow and was selected for the University of Texas System’s Archer Fellowship in Washington, D.C.  

Described as a “walking Wikipedia,” Jan Ross is interested in all things pop culture and global affairs. Her journalistic interests range from issues of social inequality to media commentary.

She enjoys listening to podcasts and live music, traveling, and sharing the next-best shows on TV.


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Thomas Cummins http://bit.ly/2q7Qe16

Early voting is underway, and San Antonio citizens are deciding whether to support six different bond propositions that would fund infrastructure projects throughout the city. 

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San Antonio citizens have the chance to vote early this week and can choose to check "for" or "against" boxes for six different bond propositions that would fund infrastructure projects throughout the city. The long term, low interest loan will not require an increase in the property tax rate.

Courtesy San Antonio March for Science

On Earth Day this Saturday, Americans across the country will come together to March for Science

Courtesy Animal Care Services

Before making revisions to Animal Care Services' strategic plan, the City is gathering public input on how to handle San Antonio's stray pet and animal population.

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Development on Broadway Street between Downtown and Alamo Heights continues to transform a major part of the city.