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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When the subculture of psychedelia emerged in the early 1960s, the social movement influenced elements of music, visual arts, politics and literature for years to come. 


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City officials are looking into ways to remove financial requirements and simplify the process of coordinating public demonstrations between event organizers, The City of San Antonio and the San Antonio Police Department.

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For musicians and patrons of the San Antonio Symphony, the last few weeks have seen a dramatic turn of events as troubling management and union contract negotiations raised many questions about the symphony's future. 

Chris Eudaily / TPR News

How can San Antonio drivers be convinced to carpool or use public transit to get to work? A new working group aims to find answers.


Courtesy The National Press Club

Outside of conflict zones, Mexico was the most dangerous place for journalists in 2017.

The number of journalists killed in Mexico because of their reporting has "reached a historical high," according to a report by the Committee to Protect Journalists.

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