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The KRWG news team features the people, issues, and events that shape our community in this weekly news magazine.   Special Newmakers programs include political forums, as well as the hour-long programs "Issues and Answers" and "The Innovators."  E-mail your story and interview ideas to feedback@nmsu.edu

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This week, Newsmakers features one of the last in person Naturalization ceremonies before the COVID-19 pandemic and an interview with Johana Bencomo, the Executive Director of NM CAFé. 

Newsmakers 1301 - Martin Heinrich: New Mexico U.S. Senator

Jan 14, 2021

This week, Newsmakers features New Mexico U.S. Senator Martin Heinrich, who discusses the insurrection at the capitol and his work in Congress.  

 

Issues & Answers: COVID-19 in the Borderland

Dec 17, 2020

Ralph Willis Goddard: New Mexico's First Broadcaster

Dec 9, 2020

This half-hour documentary produced by KRWG Public Media tells the story of Ralph Willis Goddard and his pioneering work in New Mexico broadcasting. The program is produced in the spirit of celebrating New Mexico’s 100 years of radio broadcasting.  It airs on KRWG-TV Thursday at 7pm, Saturday at 5pm, and Sunday at 11am.

Newsmakers 1220 - Rep. Xochitl Torres Small (NM-2)

Nov 17, 2020

This week, Newsmakers features Democratic Rep. Xochitl Torres Small (NM-2), who discusses election 2020 and her work in Congress. Rep. Torres Small was defeated by Republican Yvette Herrell, who will represent New Mexico's 2nd Congressional district next year. 

Newsmakers 1219 - Tom Udall: New Mexico U.S. Senator

Nov 12, 2020

This week, Newsmakers features New Mexico U.S. Senator Tom Udall, who discusses election 2020 and his work in Congress.  

 

This week, Newsmakers features Nate Hegyi from the Mountain West News Bureau to talk about his podcast "Facing West: Across the Great Divide" and the 900-mile bicycle trek he took in August and September, 2020.

 

Election 2020 – NM State Representative District 39

Oct 29, 2020

Election 2020: State Representative District 39 with moderators Fred Martino from KRWG and Kathy Brook from the League of Women Voters of Southern New Mexico. The show features Democrat Rodolpho Martinez. The Republican candidate Luis Terrazas had another appointment. 

Election 2020 – NM State Representative District 37

Oct 29, 2020

 Election 2020: State Representative District 37 with moderators Fred Martino from KRWG and Kathy Brook from the League of Women Voters of Southern New Mexico. The show features Democrat Joanne Ferrary and Republican Isabella Solis. 

Election 2020 – NM State Representative District 36

Oct 21, 2020

Election 2020: State Representative District 36 with moderators Fred Martino from KRWG and Dale Yeo from the League of Women Voters of Southern New Mexico. The show features Democrat Nathan Small. The Republican candidate Brandi Polanco declined the invitation. 

Election 2020 – NM State Representative District 35

Oct 21, 2020

Election 2020: State Representative District 35 with moderators Fred Martino from KRWG and Dale Yeo from the League of Women Voters of Southern New Mexico. The show features Democrat Angelica Rubio and Republican Richelle Ponder.

Election 2020: U.S. Senate Debate

Oct 20, 2020

NMPBS Election Special 10/16, 7p: Rep. Xochitl Torres Small (Democrat) is seeking a second term in this year’s Second Congressional District campaign in a rematch from 2018 against challenger Yvette Herrell (Republican). That election was decided by fewer than 4,000 votes. 

Election 2020 – NM State Representative District 34

Oct 15, 2020

Election 2020: State Representative District 34 with moderators Fred Martino from KRWG and Vicki Simons from the League of Women Voters of Southern New Mexico. The show features Democrat Raymundo Lara and Republican Dawn Ladd. 

Election 2020 – NM State Representative District 33

Oct 15, 2020

Election 2020: State Representative District 33 with moderators Fred Martino from KRWG and Vicki Simons from the League of Women Voters of Southern New Mexico. The show features Democrat Micaela Cadena and Republican Beth Miller. 

WATCH: KOB-TV Debate- New Mexico U.S. Senate Race

Oct 9, 2020

KRWG Public Media is pleased to partner with KOB-TV during Election 2020.

As part of our collaboration, KRWG-TV aired a debate in New Mexico's U.S. Senate race.

Watch the debate at this link.

WATCH: KOB-TV Debate- New Mexico 2nd Congressional District

Oct 9, 2020

KRWG Public Media is pleased to partner with KOB-TV during Election 2020.

As part of our collaboration, KRWG-TV aired KOB's debate in New Mexico's 2nd Congressional district.

The debate features Democratic Rep. Xochitl Torres Small and Republican challenger Yvettee Herrell.

Watch the debate at this link.

Election 2020 – NM State Senate District 38

Oct 8, 2020

Election 2020: State Senate District 38 with moderators Fred Martino from KRWG and Eileen VanWie from the League of Women Voters of Southern New Mexico. The show features Democrat Carrie Hamblen and Republican Charles Wendler. 

Election 2020 – NM State Senate District 36

Oct 8, 2020

Election 2020: State Senate District 36 with moderators Fred Martino from KRWG and Eileen VanWie from the League of Women Voters of Southern New Mexico. The show features Democrat Jeff Steinborn and Republican Kimberly Skaggs.  

 

Election 2020 – NM State Senate District 37

Sep 30, 2020

Election 2020: State Senate District 37 with moderators Fred Martino from KRWG and Bobbie Green from the League of Women Voters of Southern New Mexico. The show features Democrat Bill Soules and Republican David Gallus. 

Election 2020 – NM State Senate District 35

Sep 30, 2020

Election 2020: State Senate District 35 with moderators Fred Martino from KRWG and Bobbie Green from the League of Women Voters of Southern New Mexico. The show features Democrat Neomi Martinez-Parra and Republican Crystal Diamond. 

Election 2020 – NM State Senate District 34

Sep 24, 2020

 

Election 2020: State Senate District 34 with moderators Fred Martino from KRWG and Eileen VanWie from the League of Women Voters of Southern New Mexico. The show features Democrat Darren Kugler and Republican Ron Griggs.

Election 2020 – NM State Senate District 31

Sep 24, 2020

Election 2020: State Senate District 31 with moderators Fred Martino from KRWG and Eileen VanWie from the League of Women Voters of Southern New Mexico. The show features Democratic candidate Joseph Cervantes. We were unable to reach Republican candidate John Roberts.   

 

Election 2020 - New Mexico State Representative District 53

Sep 18, 2020

Election 2020: State Representative District 53 with moderators Fred Martino from KRWG and Kathy Brook from the League of Women Voters of Southern New Mexico. The show features the candidate Republican Ricky Little. Democrat Willie Madrid declined the invitation.

Election 2020 - New Mexico State Representative District 52

Sep 18, 2020

Election 2020: State Representative District 52 with moderators Fred Martino from KRWG and Kathy Brook from the League of Women Voters of Southern New Mexico. The show features candidates Democrat Doreen Gallegos and Republican John Foreman.

Issues & Answers: Equity in Education

Sep 10, 2020

Dulcinea Lara of New Mexico State University, The National Education Association-New Mexico's Andrew Montoya, and Michelle Valverde of the Learning Action Buffet in Las Cruces talk about efforts to ensure equity in New Mexico public schools.

Newsmakers 1217 - Henry Fountain: Climate Reporter, New York Times

Aug 12, 2020

This week, Newsmakers features Henry Fountain, Climate Reporter for the New York Times to discuss his latest article on the Megadrought and Climate Change.  

 

This week, Newsmakers looks at changes to the CWA that could impact the Gila river and we visit Eagle Ranch Heart of the Desert which is known for being the largest pistachio producing grove in the state of New Mexico. 

Newsmakers 1215 - New Graduates Face Tough Labor Market; Naida Zucker

Jul 27, 2020

This week, Newsmakers looks at how new graduates are facing a tough labor market and we visit with Naida Zucker a retired zoologist and biology professor who now is a local artist.  

 

This week, Newsmakers features Dr. Patrick Turner, Director of First Year Initiatives at NMSU and Kimberly York, Interim Director, Black Programs at NMSU.  

 

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