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.

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Hot-button issues like highway congestion and improving the bus system take center stage most often in discussions about transportation in San Antonio, but there's another way people get around town: They walk.

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Approximately one quarter of the state's 41,000 prisoners pose little threat to the public, according to a recent study. Reforming bail bond practices could also save Texas more than $190,000 a year spent to house low-risk defendants.

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Despite Texas' efforts to educate the public on its controversial voter ID laws, the state's voter registration and participation remains among the lowest in the country.  

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An investigative report last year revealed that the Texas Education Agency was using the percentage of students enrolled in special education classes as a performance indicator for public schools.

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Nearly 40 percent of the total U.S. prison population are behind bars with no compelling public safety reason, according to a recent report about mass incarceration in America. 

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