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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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Twenty-six years ago, Anthony Graves was arrested for multiple homicides he did not commit.

There was no physical evidence linking Graves to the crimes, but it took almost two decades to prove his innocence. 

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In an attempt to rectify years of discrimination, "affirmative action" policies in the United States were implemented to aid women and people of color gain access to employment and educational opportunities.

Where is the line between promoting diversity and discrimination?


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With at least 12,750 turbines, the state of Texas ranks first in the U.S. for installed wind capacity, measured at over 23,200 MW in 2017.


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Early voting starts Monday in the emergency election for new representation in Texas Senate District 19, covering San Antonio and much of West Texas. 


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