Kim Johnson

Producer, The Source

Kim Johnson is the producer for Texas Public Radio’s live, call-in show The Source. She is a Trinity University alum with bachelor’s degrees in Communication and Spanish, and received a Master of Arts Degree from the School of Journalism at the University of Texas at Austin.

From booking music in a variety of genres for local venues to organizing and hosting shows, Kim is an active part of San Antonio’s music scene. She co-founded the local music-centric organization SATX Music in 2011, helps coordinate the city’s annual Local Music Week and books talent for the yearly, multi-venue San Antonio Music Showcase.

Kim grew up in Tyler and Dallas, Texas, and is the oldest of six. She loves cats, is an avid festival-goer and will annihilate any challenger in a game of Scrabble.

Ways to Connect

Ramiro Andrade. Courtesy Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center.

Tejano and conjunto are the soundtrack of San Antonio. Songs in these genres tell stories of every day life and a rich cultural history in South Texas. 

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What do Americans say about the government overseeing their lives? What affects their attitudes toward political institutions?

Scholar Roderick Hart attempted to answer these questions through analysis of 10,000 letters to the editor in 12 U.S. cities from 1948 to present day.

Guest: Roderick Hart, author of "Civic Hope: How Ordinary Americans Keep Democracy Alive"

Texas Public Radio's "The Source" is hosting a series of forums with candidates leading up the 2018 midterm elections. In Texas, more than 30 races are in runoffs for a party's official nomination. Early voting for the May 22 primary runoff elections begins May 14. 

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Women are much less likely than men to be in leadership positions. The leadership gender gap is pervasive in fields including but not limited to politics, education, business and technology.

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Autism occurs in approximately 1 of every 68 births in the United States and this number is growing at a significant rate. Still, the root cause remains a medical mystery.

Although early screening and therapy makes a world of difference for children on the autism spectrum, getting that early and sustained help may not be easy.