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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Jose Arredondo / Folo Media

San Antonio is one of the most economically segregated cities in the country. 

David Martin Davies / Texas Public Radio

San Antonio City Hall is headed in a new direction.  Saturday night District 8 Councilmember Ron Nirenberg upset incumbent Mayor Ivy Taylor, after a runoff campaign that pitted Nirenberg’s promise of a more responsive, inclusive government against Taylor’s message that the city’s on strong footing with a new police contract, bond package and improved public safety.

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Suicide is the second leading cause of death in adolescents between the ages of 15 and 19.

Courtesy Texas General Land Office

On Thursday, the San Antonio City Council decides whether to give conceptual approval to the Alamo Master Plan, which sparked weeks of passionate debate over the historic site's future.

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This year, Trinity University will celebrate its 75th anniversary in San Antonio. Almost halfway into a 10-year strategic plan, the liberal arts institution is intent on developing their brand and San Antonio campus.

"Trinity Tomorrow" focuses on four ambitious objectives, which include encouraging opportunities for experiential learning and students' engagement with the international community.

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