Paul Flahive

Producer - "The Source" & Co-Host, Creator of Worth Repeating

Paul Flahive is the producer for Texas Public Radio's award winning live, call-in program, "The Source." He has worked in public media across the country from Iowa City to Chicago to Anchorage then here in San Antonio.

From 2009 to 2011 he took a break from full-time journalism, to run an outreach program for homeless youth and victims of human trafficking for Covenant House Alaska.

As producer of "The Source," Paul was honored with two 2015 Lone Star Awards from the Houston Press Club, one for Best Talk Program and the other for Best Public Affairs Segment.

Paul is also a co-host and architect of TPR's live storytelling program, Worth Repeating.

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A unique partnership between San Antonio Municipal Court, Lanier High School and St. Mary's University is trying to keep that a child's first interaction with law not mean the end of an academic career, and cement a path to prison. A new court will have students from Lanier High School acting as the judge, the prosecutor, the defense, and the jury in trials over their peers for things like fighting and other school-related crimes. 

Paul Flahive is not a lunatic. He just makes the occasional bad choice. This is one of those stories.

Erika Land is a spoken-word poet and author, but before that she was an Iraq War Veteran. Like many who have experienced war, the trauma led to a host of problems. In this powerful story, she tells us how her job helping and not helping those near death haunted her, and made her question her values and her personality. 

At the conclusion of the years long Vietnam war, thousands of children were living in orphanages in the south. When the call came down from President Gerald Ford that America would get these kids out in the final months of the war, Clark Air Base in the Philippines was the first stop on that journey.

Marion Barth found herself in charge of coordinating the early days of this operation that would ultimately move more than 10,000 kids.

When Gary Hale was in his early 30s he was chief of intelligence for the Drug Enforcement Agency in La Paz, Bolivia. The Andean nation was the second largest producer of cocaine in the 1980s into the mid 90s. But unlike the violent scenes and power grabs across the border in Colombia, the action in Bolivia - though no less profitable - was sleepier