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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Suicide rates increased by almost 19 percent in Texas, according to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention.

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The "100 Deadliest Days" is the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day when an average of 10 people are killed daily in crashes involving a teen driver.

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A new round of designs for Alamo Plaza plans to turn the historic battlefield and Spanish mission into an open space and pedestrian park. 

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Municipal codes are a consistent standard for buildings, structures and properties in every city.

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What does it mean to be a dad in 2018? Modern economic and social trends have lessened the importance of gender in parenting, rewriting roles and responsibilities for caregivers.