Tag Archives: Austin Monitor Radio

Thursday, March 19, 2020 by Austin Monitor

Austin Monitor Radio: The 2020 U.S. Census

This week, Mariana Salazar, who is the Census 2020 project director at United Way for Greater Austin, sits down with Austin Monitor reporter Jessi Devenyns to talk about why participation in this year’s national census is so important and how…

Monday, March 9, 2020 by Austin Monitor

Austin Monitor Radio: Environment Texas

Environment Texas Executive Director Luke Metzger talks to Austin Monitor reporter Jessi Devenyns in this edition of our KOOP show. If you are curious about the work of Environment Texas and would like to learn about the issues it is…

Monday, February 24, 2020 by Austin Monitor

Austin Monitor Radio: Austin’s Equity Office

Brion Oaks and Kellee Coleman head up the city’s Equity Office. Today they join Austin Monitor reporter Jessi Devenyns and editor Elizabeth Pagano to talk about the creation and mission of their office and how they are working with city…

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 by Austin Monitor

Austin Monitor Radio: Austin Justice Coaltion

Chas Moore, the founder and executive director of the Austin Justice Coalition, joins Austin Monitor reporter Jessi Devenyns and editor Elizabeth Pagano this week. Tune in below to listen to a conversation that spans AJC’s focus of 2020, from the…

Monday, February 3, 2020 by Austin Monitor

Austin Monitor Radio: Austin Tenants Council

On this week’s edition of Austin Monitor Radio, Daniel Armendariz, a senior housing advocate with the Austin Tenants Council, joins Austin Monitor reporter Jessi Devenyns to talk about the issues renters face in Austin. Listen in below for a conversation…

Monday, January 27, 2020 by Austin Monitor

Austin Monitor Radio: Go Austin/Vamos Austin (GAVA)

Carmen Llanes Pulido, who is the executive director of Go Austin/Vamos Austin, sits down with Austin Monitor reporter Jessi Devenyns and editor Elizabeth Pagano to talk about GAVA’s work battling displacement and addressing all facets of public health in Austin.…

Monday, January 13, 2020 by Austin Monitor

Austin Monitor Radio: Historic Preservation

On this week’s edition of Austin Monitor Radio, we check in on the current state of historic preservation with Cara Bertron, the city’s deputy historic preservation officer. Monitor reporter Jessi Devenyns and editor Elizabeth Pagano sit down with Bertron to…

Monday, January 6, 2020 by Austin Monitor

Austin Monitor Radio: Impervious cover and the LDC

The city’s ongoing attempt to rewrite the Land Development Code touches on many facets of development in Austin. In this installment of our radio show, we take a closer look at how the rewrite will impact impervious cover – the…

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 by Austin Monitor

Austin Monitor Radio: Project Connect

This week, we talk about Project Connect, the joint effort of Capital Metro and the city of Austin to expand transit connectivity in the greater Austin area. Jackie Nirenberg, the community engagement manager with Capital Metro, and Anna Martin, an…

Tuesday, November 26, 2019 by Austin Monitor

Austin Monitor Radio: ABIA

Lyn Estabrook, who is with the Planning & Engineering Department at the Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, sits down with Austin Monitor reporter Jessi Devenyns to answer all of your questions about Austin’s airport. Listen in below to hear about how the…

Monday, November 25, 2019 by Austin Monitor

Austin Monitor Radio: Brian Kelsey, CoTMF

This week, a member of the Capital of Texas Media Foundation family joins us to talk about the latest branch of our nonprofit parent company. Brian Kelsey sits down to talk about his new research organization, how it’s related to…

Monday, November 25, 2019 by Austin Monitor

Austin Monitor Radio: Jolt Texas

Jolt Texas is working to build a statewide movement of politically engaged and active Latinos. Maria Renee Morales, who is the Austin organizer at Jolt Texas, sits down with Austin Monitor reporter Jessi Devenyns and editor Elizabeth Pagano to talk…

Wednesday, October 23, 2019 by Austin Monitor

Austin Monitor Radio: ANC on LDC

This week, we check in with the Austin Neighborhoods Council for its take on the recently released draft of the new Land Development Code. ANC Vice President Justin Irving sits down with Austin Monitor reporter Jessi Devenyns and editor Elizabeth…

Monday, October 7, 2019 by Austin Monitor

Austin Monitor Radio: Hill Country Conservancy

In this week’s edition of Austin Monitor Radio, Frank Davis, chief conservation officer of the Hill Country Conservancy, chats with Austin Monitor reporter Jessi Devenyns. Interested in what the Hill Country Conservancy does? Curious about conservation easements? Want to get…

Monday, September 30, 2019 by Austin Monitor

Austin Monitor Radio: The TREAD Coalition and the Kinder Morgan Pipeline

This week, David Smith, an attorney who is representing the Texas Real Estate Advocacy and Defense (or TREAD) Coalition, sits down to discuss ongoing legal action against a planned natural gas pipeline through the Hill Country. Smith describes where things…

Monday, September 23, 2019 by Austin Monitor

Austin Monitor Radio: Austin’s bicycle network

On this edition of Austin Monitor Radio, street designer and network planner Nathan Wilkes of the Austin Transportation Department sits down with Monitor editor Elizabeth Pagano to talk about the city’s new, interactive All Ages and Abilities Bicycle Network tool,…

Monday, September 9, 2019 by Austin Monitor

Austin Monitor Radio: Water Forward

In this edition of Austin Monitor Radio, Austin Water Forward program manager Marisa Flores Gonzalez sits down with Monitor reporter Jessi Devenyns to talk water conservation. Specifically, the pair dive into the city’s plan to ensure access to safe drinking…

Monday, August 26, 2019 by Austin Monitor

Austin Monitor Radio: Wildfires with Justice Jones

This week, Austin Monitor reporter Jessi Devenyns sits down with Austin Fire Department Wildfire Division Manager Justice Jones. Listen in below for a comprehensive discussion about Austin’s wildfire risks, how the city is managing those risks and what still needs…

Monday, August 19, 2019 by Austin Monitor

Austin Monitor Radio: ECHO’s Matthew Mollica

Earlier this month, Matthew Mollica stepped into his new post as executive director for the Ending Community Homelessness Coalition. On this edition of Austin Monitor Radio, he talks to Monitor reporter Jessi Devenyns about the timing of that move, how Austin…

Monday, August 19, 2019 by Austin Monitor

Austin Monitor Radio: SAFE Alliance

This week, Juliana Gonzales, the senior director of sexual assault services at the SAFE Alliance, sits down to talk with Austin Monitor reporter Jessi Devenyns about her work at SAFE, which is a merger between SafePlace and Austin Children’s Shelter.…

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