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Newsmakers

KRWG-TV Thursdays, 7pm; Saturdays, 5pm; Sundays, 11am

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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Newsmakers 1311 - COVID-19 Vaccination Efforts in NM

Apr 8, 2021

This week, Newsmakers looks at efforts in vaccine distribution in New Mexico and other issues related to the pandemic.

Newsmakers 1310 - New Mexico Sustainability - Camilla Feibelman

Apr 1, 2021

This week, Newsmakers features Camilla Feibelman, Director of the Sierra Club Rio Grande Chapter to discuss how to make New Mexico more sustainable.  

 

This week, Newsmakers features Eileen VanWie, Co-President of the League of Women Voters of Southern New Mexico and Rebecca Courtney from the GFWC Progress Club of Las Cruces to discuss the installation of a National "Votes for Women" trail marker in Pioneer Women's Park in Las Cruces, New Mexico.  

Newsmakers 1308 - First-Generation College Students

Mar 17, 2021

Fred Martino talks with New Mexico State University student Carolina Trejo and Rosa De La Torre-Burmeister, Director of the TRIO Upward Bound program at NMSU. They talk about the assistance available to encourage more students in their pursuit of a college education.  

 

Newsmakers 1307 - Las Cruces Police Reform and Oversight

Feb 25, 2021

Fred Martino is joined by Dr. Bobbie Green-President, Doña Ana County NAACP for a discussion about police reform and oversight with Las Cruces Mayor Ken Miyagishima and City Councilor Johana Bencomo.

Newsmakers 1306 - Las Cruces Police Chief Miguel Dominguez

Feb 17, 2021

Fred Martino is joined by Dr. Bobbie Green-President, Doña Ana County NAACP for a discussion with Las Cruces Police Chief Miguel Dominguez about police reform and oversight.  

 

Newsmakers 1305 - Equity in COVID-19 Vaccination & Treatment

Feb 10, 2021

Fred Martino is joined by Dr. Bobbie Green-President, Doña Ana County NAACP for a discussion about equity in COVID-19 vaccination and treatment. The guest for the show: William R. Thompson, MD, of the UNM Health Sciences Center (retired).

Newsmakers 1304 - New Mexico Civil Rights Commission

Feb 2, 2021

Fred Martino is joined by Dr. Bobbie Green-President, Doña Ana County NAACP for a discussion with Las Cruces area members of the New Mexico Civil Rights Commission: Kim Stewart, Doña Ana County Sheriff and Gerald Byers-District Attorney, Doña Ana County. 

This week, Newsmakers features one of the last in person Naturalization ceremonies before the COVID-19 pandemic and an interview with Johana Bencomo, City Councilor for Las Cruces District 4. 

 

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. 

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