KSFR

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.

NMPoliticalReport.com

KSFR News Director Tom Trowbridge discusses the previous week and the one ahead in New Mexico political news with Andy Lyman, a reporter with https://nmpoliticalreport.com/ :

New Mexico School for the Deaf

On KSFR's Wake Up Call Friday, KSFR News Director Tom Trowbridge spoke with the Superintendent of the New Mexico School for the Deaf, Rosemary Gallegos, about the school’s operations in light of COVID-19.

  

For more information on the NM School for the Deaf, see link below: 

https://www.nmsd.k12.nm.us

John DiRuggiero

Santa Fe’s Community Learning Network engages in work that transforms lives through real life learning, supports well-being for all, and strengthens communities, neighborhoods, and families.On KSFR today (4/2/20) News Director Tom Trowbridge spoke with two key players in the Community Learning Network’s efforts, Jennifer Case Navarez and John DiRuggiero. Here’s the conversation:

www.nmlegis.gov

KSFR News Director Tom Trowbridge spoke to New Mexico Lieutenant Governor Howie Morales about the state’s efforts to halt the spread of the coronavirus.

Here’s the conversation:

https://www.parkerici.org/

KSFR News Director Tom Trowbridge speaks with Dr. Leo Nissola, a key player on the COVID-Act-Now team that’s gathered the research on flattening the Coronavirus curve.

The websites: https://covidactnow.org/ & https://covidactnow.org/state/NM created by data scientists, including a former Google Cloud executive, “in partnership with epidemiologists, public health officials and political leaders” -- offers a visualization of what New Mexico could be facing very soon. And it’s not encouraging.

Jim Terr's FB page

KSFR’s Tom Trowbridge on Monday aired the tune, “I’d Soak Myself In Alcohol” on KSFR’s Wake Up Call and Mid-Day Newsbreak. The song is available on Facebook, too:

https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=jim%20terr&epa=SEARCH_BOX 

NMPoliticalReport.com

KSFR News Director Tom Trowbridge speaks with reporter Andy Lyman of the website, NMPoliticalReport.com about the previous week’s political developments in New Mexico.

https://lafamiliasf.org/

The COVID-19 pandemic is having a major effect on medical practitioners; KSFR's Tom Trowbridge checked-in with Dr. Wendy Johnson, the medical director at Santa Fe's La Familia Medical Center.

March 28, 2020 SANTA FE – The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) on Saturday announced the launch of two online tools for the public regarding COVID-19: a portal for receiving COVID-19 test results and a self-screening tool to aid in determining if one needs to be tested for COVID-19. The test result portal can be found at https://cvresults.nmhealth.org/. A person in New Mexico who has been swabbed in order to be tested for COVID-19 will need to provide their name, date of birth and the date of sample collection.

ped.state.nm.us

New Mexico Public Education Secretary Ryan Stewart announced today (March 27, 2020) that New Mexico’s approximately 330-thousand students will not be returning to school this academic year. At a news conference this morning, Stewart says it was a very difficult decision to make, but in line with efforts to stop the spread of the coronavirus:

SANTA FE – New Mexico public education will shift to a learn-at-home model as schools remain closed for the rest of the academic year, Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham and state education and child care officials announced Friday.​ The decision is part of a two-pronged plan to protect New Mexicans from COVID-19 and ensure that children are protected, fed and educated and that families are supported through this crisis. The governor previously ordered all public schools closed for three weeks, March 16-April 3, but warned at the time that an extension could be needed.

From Washington, Senator Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.P held a news conference Thursday with New Mexico reporters, including KSFR’s Tom Trowbridge, to discuss the COVID-19 response and legislative efforts:

CDC.gov

New Mexico is under new restrictions, effective Tuesday, March 24, 2020, in an effort to combat the spread of COVID-19.

Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham spoke to the state Monday afternoon:

NMDOH

SANTA FE – New Mexico state health officials on Monday announced 18 additional positive tests for COVID-19. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are: Four new cases in Bernalillo County: A female in her 30s. A male in his 70s. A male in his 30s. A female in her 50s. Four new cases in Chaves County: A female in her 20s. A male in his 50s. A male in his 20s. A female in her 60s. Six new cases in Doña Ana County: A female in 30s. A female in 20s. A male in his 50s. A female in her 50s. A female in her 20s. A female in her 20s.

NMDOH

SANTA FE – March 22, 2020 -  New Mexico state health officials on Sunday announced eight additional positive tests for COVID-19. Per the state Department of Health, the most recent cases are: Two new cases in Bernalillo County: A female in her 60s. A male in his 30s. Two new cases in Doña Ana County: ​A female in her 50s. A female in her 20s. One new case in McKinley County: ​A male 9 years old. One new case in San Juan County: ​A male in his 50s. Two new cases in Santa Fe County: ​A male in his 30s. A male in his 40s.

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