Steve Short

Afternoon Host/News Anchor

Steve joined the Texas Public Radio news team in 2009, and serves as TPR's Assistant News Director and afternoon anchor. You can hear him Monday-Friday from 3-7pm on KSTX 89.1 FM. Steve is a veteran of radio news in South Texas, having worked for commercial stations in the San Antonio area since the late 1980s.

Prior to joining TPR, Steve was the San Antonio News bureau Chief for Metro Networks, a division of Westwood One. He wrote stories for the wire service and anchored newscasts on numerous radio stations in the area.

In his spare time Steve enjoys camping, canoeing and barbecuing with friends.

Ways to Connect

Joey Palacios / Texas Public Radio

If you’re dealing with storm damage to your home or property you don’t want to fall victim to a scam.  Contractors are out and about in San Antonio willing and ready to help people recover from the recent storm.

Proposed plans to develop a nuclear waste disposal site in Andrews County along the Texas-New Mexico border have gotten the attention of Bexar County.

There are concerns that some high-level radioactive waste would be transported through this area on trains.  Not only can accidents happen, but there’s also the threat of terrorist attacks.

Tom ‘Smitty’ Smith, the former director of Public Citizen Texas, addressed Bexar County Commissioners Court on Tuesday.

Three suspects have been arrested without incident following a manhunt that began when a mail carrier was shot in the leg and car-jacked over the weekend in Spring Branch.

Bexar County has been detaining undocumented immigrants for the past 12 years at the request of the federal government. However, local taxpayers have been footing most of the bill.

Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff says that with all the rhetoric that’s going on around the nation from the President on down to the Governor over so-called 'sanctuary cities,' we don't know how far this thing is going to go and how much burden is going to be put on us.

Eileen Pace / TPR News

The deadline to pay your property taxes without penalty and interest is Tuesday, Jan. 31.

“Our goal is to help keep families in their homes.  A large part of this goal is helping property owners avoid additional charges on their tax bill by reminding them to pay their taxes on time,” said Bexar County Tax Assessor Albert Uresti.