Vince Kong

Digital News Editor | Producer

Vince Kong comes to Texas Public Radio after working for about a decade in print, including stints in the Midwest, Northwest and Southwest.

Prior to relocating to Texas, Vince served as an editor for Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers and for the NPR affiliate in Jacksonville, Florida. Before that, he spent roughly seven years as a reporter at the Albuquerque Journal in New Mexico.

Vince has won numerous state and national awards, including from the Associated Press, Arizona Newspapers Association and the New Mexico Press Association. He was also part of the team at the Chicago Reporter that was a finalist for an Investigative Reporters and Editors award for the "Juries and Justice" series, which examined the racial composition of juries in Cook County, and how the racial make-up of juries might affect verdicts.

Originally from Chicago, Vince graduated with a bachelor's degree in English/creative writing from the University of Montana.

Follow him on Twitter @teamvincek

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A nine-member city-county task force has released its plan to help the financially troubled San Antonio Symphony work its way toward long-term fiscal stability.

Lithograph of Bexar County in 1886
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From the opening of the San Antonio Botanical Garden to the battle of Adams Hill to the student walkout at Edgewood and Lanier high schools, San Antonio’s history is as varied and colorful as the people who inhabit the Alamo City.

This is Texas Public Radio’s San Antonio Tricentennial Minute, a look back at 300 years of Alamo City culture, one day at a time, written and produced by David Martin Davies and narrated by contributor Yvette Benavides.

TPR's San Antonio Tricentennial Minute is made possible by:

The History Master of Arts Program at UTSA, Vision Zero & Institute for Women's Health

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Texas hosted over 30 runoff elections across the state. The only race that all Texans voted on was the Democratic candidate for governor, which was won by Lupe Valdez. Below are the results from races Texas Public Radio followed throughout the night on May 22, 2018.

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Election Day for the primary runoffs is Tuesday. Polls are open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. 

Early voting in the Democratic and Republican primary runoffs end Friday.

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