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Jan Ross Piedad

Assistant Producer & Texas Station Collaborative Coordinator

Raised in San Antonio, Jan Ross is a graduate of UT Austin’s School of Journalism. Before Texas Public Radio, she interned for the News Desk at NPR Headquarters and the network’s mid-day program, Here & Now. She was a member of Texas Standard’s digital-first web team during the newsmagazine show’s launch in 2015. Jan Ross is a Salzburg Academy on Media & Global Change Fellow, an alum of NPR's Next Generation Radio Project and was selected for the University of Texas System’s Archer Fellowship in Washington, D.C.  

Jan Ross is interested in all things pop culture and global affairs. Her journalistic interests range from issues of social inequality to media commentary. She enjoys travel, podcasts, live music, and sharing the best of film and television. 


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One in five young people in the United States are living with a mental health condition but less than half receive the services and support they need to succeed, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness.

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The U.S. has the highest rates of sexually transmitted diseases in the industrialized world and the number of diagnoses increased for the fourth year in a row in 2017, according to new numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 

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Update: The award nominations period has been extended to Friday, Nov. 2. Click here for entry details and more information on the SA Tomorrow Sustainability Awards

San Antonio adopted a comprehensive plan in 2016 to address rapid growth in both infrastructure and population. 

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The 24-hour news cycle has become more inundating with the rapid rise of new media and technology.

About 40 percent of Texas teachers expect to take on other jobs outside of the classroom in order "to meet family expenses," according to the Texas State Teachers Association.