Paul Flahive

Technology & Entrepreneurship Reporter; Creator of Worth Repeating

Paul Flahive is the technology and entrepreneurship reporter for Texas Public Radio. He has worked in public media across the country, from Iowa City to Chicago to Anchorage and now 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 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, University of Texas at San Antonio's Center for Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship, SecureLogix, United Services Automobile Association and Parscale: A Collaborative Agency.

Ways to Connect

Ryan Loyd / TPR News

San Antonio City Council member Greg Brockhouse walked out of Thursday’s health and equity committee hearing in frustration.

“It’s a total waste of time,” he said afterwards.

Brockhouse said he was frustrated with the decision to send a package of short-term rental regulations to B session for discussion, rather than voting on whether or not it should go to council. Short-term rentals are room or home rentals that take place on online platforms like Airbnb, Homeaway, and VRBO.

Paul Flahive | Texas Public Radio

Seven city departments are vying for a chance to collaborate with outside startups to deliver services better.

The hope is that entrepreneurs will apply for the CivTechSA program to work with city departments.

Wikicommons |

Monday’s decision by the Trump administration to put a 30 percent tariff on foreign made solar cells and modules has solar business owners worried. Most solar arrays in the U. S. have parts sourced elsewhere.


Brandon Watts

Two hundred and thirty eight communities bid with incentives packages for the next Amazon headquarters. San Antonio was not one of them. The city and county jointly sent a letter last October extolling San Antonio’s positives but passing on submitting a formal bid, saying “blindly giving away the farm” isn’t our style.

The decision drew praise from some for its fiscal responsibility and criticism from others who think the community should be swinging at every pitch.

Jack Morgan / Texas Public Radio

A powerful winter storm effectively shut down the San Antonio region on Tuesday, and the effects may not be over yet.