Tricia Schwennesen

Tricia Schwennesen was the Web Producer/News Editor for Texas Public Radio until May 2017. 

She is a native San Antonian and an active member of the San Antonio Association of Hispanic Journalists. As a former Unity Journalists of Color Mentor Program participant and a former Knight Fellow, Tricia recognizes the importance of mentorship within the journalism community and strives to offer support to less experienced, and student journalists. 

When voters go to the polls Saturday they’ll be electing public officials and in San Antonio they’ll be voting on a $850 million Bond Program that includes six separate propositions.

Supporters say one project that supporters say could transform Council District 3 on the south side of downtown.

Texas Public Radio's Technology and Entrepreneurship Reporter Paul Flahive and The Source talk show Host David Martin Davies brought home three First Amendment Awards Friday  from the Fort Worth chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists.

The regional awards recognize work that “defends the freedoms guaranteed by the First Amendment of the Constitution, furthers the people’s right to know how governments and businesses affect their lives, and champions the powerless and disadvantaged.”

The winning entries are:

Thank you for joining us for our live coverage. Tune in for more complete coverage with Norma Martinez on Morning Edition Monday.

 

Incumbent Mayor Ivy Taylor, City Councilman Ron Nirenberg and Bexar County Democratic Party Chairman Manuel Medina will square off in the last media-sponsored debate Thursday before the start of early voting.

Texas Public Radio will host and broadcast the live debate from noon to 1 p.m. on KSTX 89.1 FM and live-stream on the station website, tpr.org.

Steve Short / Texas Public Radio

The driver of the pickup truck that crashed head-on with a church bus last week in Uvalde County, was released from a San Antonio hospital Tuesday. 

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