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 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, an alum of NPR's Next Generation Radio Project and was selected for the University of Texas System’s Archer Fellowship in Washington, D.C.  

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 travel, podcasts, live music, and sharing the best of film and television. 


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It’s only been 30 years since the passing of H.R. 5050 in the United States, which granted women the right to secure business loans without a male co-signer and created the National Women's Business Council

What's changed since then and what more needs to be done? 

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Threats of a nuclear incident with North Korea continue to haunt the United States and key countries around the world.

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At least 30 percent of not-for-profit organizations surveyed locally reported fiscal stress in the last year.

San Antonio Rep. Joaquin Castro sits on the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and House Foreign Affairs Committee. 

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For San Antonio-area creatives, curators and art enthusiasts, March is a time to celebrate the city's contemporary art scene.