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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A Texan born and raised, singer-songwriter Roy Orbison got his start in a rockabilly band in high school. 


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Protecting the skin from excessive exposure to the sun and tanning devices is a key step to preventing future damage to your body's largest organ


Emerging in both capacity and influence, San Antonio's technology sector is central to the city's economic growth.


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Immigrants illegally crossing the U.S.-Mexico border are subject to a new Trump administration policy which promises more severe prosecutions for unlawful entry.


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According to the U.S. Census Bureau, San Antonio had the largest numeric population gain in the country from 2016-2017, for U.S. cities of at least 50,000 residents. With a growth rate of 1.6 percent, the city added at least 24,200 people in that year-long period.


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