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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.

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The Interfaith Alliance of Santa Fe is holding an interfaith discussion at Temple Beth Shalom on August 8th. Tom Trowbridge discusses the forum with Rabbi Neil Amsych of Temple Beth Shalom.

On Tuesday’s Wake-Up Call, Judy Goldberg discusses the Refugee Bridge Project, which is active in northern New Mexico… and we’ll hear from a man who’s benefitted from it. Also on the program: There’s an interfaith panel discussion Wednesday night in Santa Fe on “Tradition and Modernity;”  Rabbi Neil Amswych visited with host Tom Trowbridge and provided more details. Tuesday’s Wake-Up Call also has information on the New Mexico cannabis chamber of commerce, the Marketplace Morning Report and local news with John Shannon.

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Over the weekend, CNN anchor Alex Witt spoke with former U-N Ambassador, New Mexico Congressman and Governor Bill Richardson about the latest diplomatic flap over North Korea…but also about the future direction of the Democratic Party.

  

Ex-New Mexico Governor Bill Richardson speaking on CNN on Saturday.

On this week’s America Speaks with Tish Lampert, hear part one of Lampert’s interview with N.M. First District Democratic Congressional candidate Debra Haaland. KSFR News will follow-up with an interview with GOP First District Congressional Candidate, Janice Arnold Jones in the near future.

For more than a half-year now, Santa Fe Community College has been under the leadership of interim President Cecilia Cervantes. It was last October when SFCC’s Governing Board tabbed her to replace the retired President Randy Grissom. ….and late last week, KSFR’s Tom Trowbridge sat down with Dr. Cervantes for an interview: 

Albuquerque, N.M. -- The New Mexico LIbertarian Party Central Committee on Saturday convened in response to the withdrawal of Commissioner Aubrey Dunn from the race for United States Senate. The Central Committee voted unanimously to nominate former Governor Gary Johnson to replace Commissioner Dunn as the nominee for US Senate, with the condition that Governor Johnson accept the nomination within 2 weeks.

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From Thursday’s KSFR Wake-Up Call, Tom Trowbridge reports Democratic U.S. Senator Tom Udall expressed his dismay regarding the Environmental Protection Agency's actions, or lack of it, regarding a toxic chemical.

A relatively new organization, Opportunity Santa Fe is working to bring together a broad cross-section of community leaders, agencies and partners who engage and support children, youth and families focusing on improving literacy.

KSFR’s Tom Trowbridge speaks with two of the group’s leaders, Molly Timmins and Dana Greenblatt, who are with AmeriCorps-Vista, or Volunteers In Service To America.

You’ll hear Ms. Greenblatt first:

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;

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