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.

Teen & Unplanned Pregnancy Discussed On “Community Matters “ The third Monday of the month, Wake-Up Call is pleased to share Community Matters, the public affairs discussion hosted by the Santa Fe Community Foundation.

Today on KSFR's Wake-Up Call: Part One of a two-part conversation with Legendary Community Activist, Chico Brown.

The three Democratic candidates for Governor in New Mexico’s June primary spent much of the weekend debating one another.

KSFR's Tom Trowbridge has details:

The Espanola Valley Arts Center begins today! Earlier this month on KSFR's Wake-Up Call, Tom Trowbridge spoke with April Jouse, Director of Operations at the Espanola Valley Fiber Arts Center, which helps put-on the event. 


On Friday’s Wake-Up Call, Tom Trowbridge spoke with KSFR's fashion and art commentator Natasha Nargis and inquired about her recent visit to the City of Mud Gallery on Hickox Street:

On KSFR’s Wake-Up Call Thursday, host Tom Trowbridge continued with his interviews of the three Democratic hopefuls vying for the party’s 2018 nomination for New Mexico Governor. Today, Tom speaks with First-District Congresswoman Michelle Lujan Grisham.

On KSFR’s Wake-Up Call Wednesday, host Tom Trowbridge continued with his interviews of the three Democratic hopefuls vying for the party’s 2018 nomination for New Mexico Governor. Today, Tom speaks with State Senator Joseph Cervantes.

Home Instead is a for-profit business that seeks to enhance the lives of aging adults and their families. Ken Hendricks is the Community Service Representative for Home Instead in Santa Fe. Hendricks recently visited the KSFR studios for a conversation. I began my chat by asking him about the mission of Home Instead, the business and who is served:

In Washington Tuesday, Senator Tom Udall highlighted the critical role that White Sands Missile Range plays in national security during a hearing of the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Defense. Udall, the New Mexico Democrat, pressed Secretary of the Army Mark Esper for resources and funding for additional projects at the southern New Mexico Missile Range and to consider it as a basing location for a Security Force Assistance Brigade, an S-F-A-B.

Today on KSFR’s Wake-Up Call: Host Tom Trowbridge starts with the first of three interviews with the Democratic hopefuls for the party’s gubernatorial nomination in next month’s primary elections, beginning today with Jeff Apodaca.

On KSFR’s Wake-Up Call Thursday, Martha Burk spoke with Democratic Candidate for Congressional District One, Damon Martinez:

In a time of global warming and over-indulgence, we listen to those who challenge current land use practices, express deep-seated cultural and ecological concerns, and forward ideas for restoration of the threatened watersheds and bioregions of the American Southwest and beyond. Here now is episode nine of “Watersheds As Commons,” produced by Jack Loeffler and his daughter, Celestia Loeffler.

On KSFR’s Wake-Up Call Tuesday, KSFR correspondent Martha Burk continues her series of interviews with the Democratic candidates for New Mexico Congressional District One, which includes the Albuquerque metro area. Today, Martha speaks with Deb Haaland.

On Wednesday’s Wake-Up Call, Burk interviews candidate Damian Lara.

On KSFR’s Wake-Up Call Monday, correspondent Martha Burk launched a series of interviews among the Democratic candidates in District One, which includes the Albuquerque Metro. Burk begins the series interviewing Pat Davis.

Rock star Eddie Money and his family-based band will bring their act to the Camel Rock Casino showroom this Saturday, April 28th.

Wake-Up call host TomTrowbridge spoke recently with the performer: