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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Rackspace has been pivotal in the development of San Antonio's tech and entrepreneurship ecosystem. Founded in 1998, it has helped develop the tech labor force, making San Antonio a destination for top-shelf talent.

"That's probably the biggest thing I can point to. The sheer critical mass of talent," says John Dickson who works in the tech industry, running Denim Group, and also is tasked with overseeing tech landscape for the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce. More than that, Dickson says, they put San Antonio in the mainstream of tech companies. 

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San Antonio's home grown Rackspace announced its $4.3 billion dollar pending sale Friday morning. The deal is expected to close later this year, waiting now only on the formal approval by stockholders.

But what do we know about the buyer Apollo Global Management? To answer that, TPR's Paul Flahive spoke with Michael Taylor a finance writer whose columns are found in the San Antonio Express-News and on his blog Bankers Anonymous

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When Gwen Jorgensen crossed the finish line in Rio, becoming the first American to win gold in the Olympic event, one her former coaches was watching.

"I was so happy for Gwen," says Shelley O'Brien USA Triathlon Development Coach. "To see the event come together for her - and it was a great race. She tactically performed  her plan from start to finish," she continues


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