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Tom Trowbridge

News Director

Tom, a native of Brooklyn, New York, came to New Mexico in the early 1980s from Oregon, where he learned the craft of radio news at KPNW-AM/FM in Eugene while studying for his bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Oregon. His radio career included stops in Oregon, Delaware and Texas before he returned to New Mexico for good in 1990. Tom obtained a master’s degree in public administration from UNM and worked for many years at KUNM in Albuquerque as a free-lance reporter and Morning Edition host.  His work has been featured on National Public Radio, the Voice of America, Latino USA as well as the CBS and ABC radio networks. Tom, who’s thrilled to be working for KSFR, enjoys spending time with his two kids as well as playing tennis and bicycling.

On KSFR’s Wake-Up Call Thursday, Tom Trowbridge reports about Senator Tom Udall’s demands that the Environmental Protection Agency do its job; Also, Team Rubicon, comprised of veterans and first responders deployed shortly after the July 23rd Santa Fe deluge—and we’ll hear from team member Greg Scargall about its efforts; Tom Trowbridge discusses the work of Opportunity Santa Fe, which is mobilizing to boost literacy. And Angel Fire will see the opening of the Native American Veterans Exhibit featuring works of art by Native American veterans this weekend.

Finding Theo is a father’s raw account of his son Theo's courageous battle for life. It is also a deeper story of discovery about the people whose lives became interwoven with Theo’s. On today’s Wake-Up Call, host Tom Trowbridge speaks with Timothy and Theo Krause about the book that hits store shelves (and the internet) today (August 1, 2018).

United Way of Santa Fe County

Edward Talbet-Cubero of the United Way of Santa Fe County and Santa Fe School Board member Kate Noble, on behalf of the United Way’s New Mexico Early Childhood Development Partnership were guests on this morning’s KSFR Wake-Up Call to discuss the statewide effort to discuss the expansion of early childhood opportunities for our youngest New Mexicans continues to gain momentum. The issue has gained traction in the Legislature in recent years.

Edward Talbet-Cubero of the United Way of Santa Fe County and Santa Fe School Board member Kate Noble, on behalf of the United Way’s New Mexico Early Childhood Development Partnership were guests on this morning’s KSFR Wake-Up Call to discuss the statewide effort to discuss the expansion of early childhood opportunities for our youngest New Mexicans continues to gain momentum. The issue has gained traction in the Legislature in recent years.

LBJ Presidential Library

On this date 53-years ago, July 30, 1965, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law Social Security Amendments that established Medicare and Medicaid, promising that they would "improve a wide range of health and medical services for Americans of all ages." KSFR’s Tom Trowbridge recently spoke with Democratic Senator Martin Heinrich, on this anniversary, what the two programs have meant for New Mexico and its residents:

On Monday’s KSFR Wake-Up Call, host Tom Trowbridge discusses Wednesday night’s community conversation in Espanola. The conversation will focus on expanding early childhood education and care in New Mexico. Santa Fe School Board member Kate Noble and Edward Talbet-Cubero with the United Way of Santa Fe County were in-studio to share details; Also on Wake-Up Call today: Senator Martin Heinrich discusses Medicare and Medicaid on this 53rd anniversary of President Lyndon B. Johnson signing the Social Security Amendments into law; and Tish Lampert has this week’s America Speaks.

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KSFR's Tom Trowbridge spoke Wednesday with New Mexico Senator Martin Heinrich about two current news items;

Santa Fe Author & Consultant Rob Reider On Empowering Communities Santa Fe resident Rob Reider is the President of Reider Associates, a management and organizational consulting firm that he founded in 1976. Reider is a nationally recognized speaker, seminar leader, and management consultant. And he’s an author with a bigger picture in mind. KSFR's Tom Trowbridge spoke with Reider this week about two of his books.

On Thursday’s Wake-Up Call, Tom Trowbridge checked-in with KSFR Fashion and Art commentator, Natasha Nargis about this week’s art openings in Santa Fe.

Spanish Colonial Arts Society

The Spanish Colonial Arts Society is proud to announce the 67th Annual Traditional Spanish Market on the historic Santa Fe Plaza on July 28-29, 2018. The Spanish Market features authentic artistic traditions which can be traced directly back over 400 years. On KSFR’s Wake-Up Call Wednesday, host Tom Trowbridge spoke with the curator of the Spanish Colonial Arts Society, Jana Gottshalk about this year’s market.

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In Washington last week, New Mexico Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver was invited to participate in a Voting Rights Roundtable with two U.S. Senate Committees. Toulouse Oliver’s comments came before the Indian Affairs & the Rules and Administration panel. KSFR’s TomTrowbridge spoke with her last week and began by asking about her input:

Today on America Speaks on KSFR, Tish Lampert interviews Maria Jose-Mendez of Honduras who discusses the history of violence across Central America.

On Monday’s Wake-Up Call, host Tom Trowbridge speaks with New Mexico Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver about her recent testimony before two Senate Committees in Washington. The topic? Improving Native American voting. Also today: KSFR’s Ellen Lockyer tells us about the clean energy plan unveiled by New Mexico Gubernatorial candidate Michelle Lujan Grisham, plus “America Speaks” with Tish Lampert.

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KSFR’s Fashion & Art Commentator Natasha Nargis speaks with KSFR’s Tom Trowbridge about some of the happenings in the Baca Street Arts District, which has been dubbed the “SoHo of Santa Fe.”

S.F. Film Office

The Santa Fe Film Office notes that the Emmy nominations were announced last week and Santa Fe took in a haul with 38 nominations for Santa Fe-shot and Santa Fe-related productions. The Film Office’s Executive Director is Eric Witt, who speaks with KSFR Wake-Up Call host Tom Trowbridge about the honors and the work of the film office, which is now two years old.

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