Paul Flahive

Technology & Entrepreneurship Reporter; Creator of Worth Repeating

Paul Flahive is the Technology & Entrepreneurship Reporter for Texas Public Radio. He has worked in public media across the country from Iowa City to Chicago to Anchorage then here in San Antonio. 

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. In 2016 he was honored with an Anson Jones Award from the Texas Medical Association for a story he did on community clinics.

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

Texas Public Radio is supported by contributors to the Technology and Entrepreneurship News Fund including The 80/20 Foundation, Group 42, rackspace, The Elmendorf Family Fund, UTSA Center for Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship, Denim Group, SecureLogix, VentureLab, Conceptual MindWorks, Inc., and Giles-Parscale.

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Michelle Garcia is an Alice, Texas, native whose definition of failure as a young person was remaining in South Texas. After getting out and succeeding in journalism for a variety of publications, she felt Texas luring her back. She had decide whether it was nostalgia or the real thing and how to redefine success.

Stephen Brady Dietert thought he would be a rancher like his family had done for 150 years. Then he thought he would be a rockstar -- then a rancher again. He says finding his life's calling in architecture was his big break, and this is the story of how that happened.

Magaly Chocano is the CEO of Sweb Development. She tells the story about how a big bust can become a big break, the impossible become possible, and magic become real.

For more than half the 20th century the South was segregated under Jim Crow laws. Barbara Bowie grew up in Jackson, Mississippi, under those laws. Big changes were coming, big breaks were prayed for. Bowie and her brother worked in the Civil Rights movement since she was 13-years old, but she says she didn't really know why she was doing it. This is the story that changed that.

Michael Taylor is a freelance columnist whose work is regularly seen in the Houston Chronicle and the San Antonio Express-News. He blogs about finance at But he wasn’t always a writer by trade.  In fact, he used to move vast amounts of money around in a hedge fund he founded. You see, he had this brilliant idea, buy up cheap debt.  Then 2008 happened.