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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The May 18 shooting at a high school in Santa Fe, Texas was the deadliest gun-related incident at a school since the death of 17 students at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.

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Ballots across the state showed just two candidates per race in the May 22 runoff elections to decide which Democratic and GOP candidates will compete in November elections.


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Bexar County is working to be the first in Texas to legalize a needle exchange program. 


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Since the early 1990s, Texas has seen a spike in the number of women entering the prison system.


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Most of the 5 million students enrolled in Texas public schools are taking state-required standardized tests this week. 


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