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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Last August, Hurricane Harvey's impact on Houston and the Gulf Coast showed the devastating power of a Category 4 hurricane, costing an estimated $125 billion in damage and taking the lives of at least 88 Texans. 

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"Sister cities" are international alliances made to promote cultural and economic ties around the world. 

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Bexar County is home to the sixth largest veteran population in the U.S., according to the Military & Veteran Community Collaborative. More than 12 percent of San Antonio metro area adults are part of the veteran community.

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An iconic figure in modern American music, Otis Redding was more than a soulful voice. He was a songwriter, bandleader and arranger, drawing from rhythm & blues, gospel and other sounds of the American South. 

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District 6 City Councilman Greg Brockhouse has asked Bexar County District Attorney Nico LaHood to investigate a potential violation of the Texas Open Meetings Act by the San Antonio City Council.