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Jan Ross Piedad

News Operations Producer

Jan Ross Piedad is TPR’s News Operations Producer. In this role, she develops strategy on collaborative and digital initiatives for the station. Since 2016, Jan Ross has served in a coordinating capacity for TPR’s state and national partners, including The Texas Newsroom. 

 

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.

In 2019, Jan Ross was selected for the inaugural cohort of Gwen Ifill Fellows by the International Women's Media Foundation. She is an alum of NPR's Next Generation Radio Project and the Salzburg Academy on Media and Global Change. Her journalistic interests range from issues of social inequity and international affairs to media commentary. She enjoys live music, podcasts and travelling.

  

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Texas Public Radio's "The Source" hosts a series of forums with city council candidates in preparation for the June 10 runoff election. Early voting begins May 30. 

District 6 Councilman Ray Lopez will max out his term limits on the San Antonio City Council this year. 

A worker uses a lift-assist device to install a dashboard at the Toyota Motor Manufacturing Texas plant in San Antonio.
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Machines are changing the way humans interact with the world by automating the goods and services that make up daily life.

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Texas Public Radio's "The Source" hosts a series of forums with city council candidates in preparation for the June 10 runoff election. Early voting begins May 30. 

The campaign of District 2 runoff candidate William "Cruz" Shaw declined to participate in this forum.

Settled near San Antonio's urban core, the lively and diverse District 2 largely covers the city's East side. 

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Texas Public Radio's "The Source" hosts a series of forums with city council candidates in preparation for the June 10 runoff election. Early voting begins May 30. 

Listen to TPR City Hall Reporter Joey Palacios' recap below: 


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Suicide is the second leading cause of death in adolescents between the ages of 15 and 19.

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Texas Public Radio's "The Source" will host a series of forums with city council candidates in preparation for the June 10 runoff election. Early voting begins May 30.

With District 10 Councilman Mike Gallagher choosing not to run for re-election, a crowded field of candidates were registered for the city's May 6 election. 

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On Thursday, the San Antonio City Council decides whether to give conceptual approval to the Alamo Master Plan, which sparked weeks of passionate debate over the historic site's future.

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This year, Trinity University will celebrate its 75th anniversary in San Antonio. Almost halfway into a 10-year strategic plan, the liberal arts institution is intent on developing their brand and San Antonio campus.

"Trinity Tomorrow" focuses on four ambitious objectives, which include encouraging opportunities for experiential learning and students' engagement with the international community.

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San Antonio is the state's leader in solar energy capacity, according to a recent report assessing local "smart" policies across America. 

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U.S. News & World Report collected data from 22,000 public high schools across the country for their annual "Best High Schools" rankings. Thirteen San Antonio schools made the 2017 list.

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