Tag Archives: Austin Monitor Radio

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┬áMonitor 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.…

Monday, July 29, 2019 by Austin Monitor

Austin Monitor Radio: AISD school consolidation

This week, Austin Independent School District’s Dr. Lisa Goodnow, who is the associate superintendent of academics and social and emotional learning, and Matias Segura, AISD operations officer, join Austin Monitor reporter Jack Craver to talk about the current process to…

Monday, July 29, 2019 by Austin Monitor

Austin Monitor Radio: APL Director Roosevelt Weeks

Curious about the latest at Austin Public Library? This week we go straight to the stacks to discuss just that. Listen in below as Austin Monitor reporter Jack Craver talks with Library Director Roosevelt Weeks.Austin Monitor Radio is produced in…

Monday, July 22, 2019 by Austin Monitor

Austin Monitor Radio: Stream ecologist Mateo Scoggins

This week, Mateo Scoggins, who is a stream ecologist with the city’s Watershed Protection Department, sits down with Austin Monitor reporter Jessi Devenyns. Listen in below to learn all about the city’s natural waterways, their current and future health, and…

Monday, July 8, 2019 by Austin Monitor

Austin Monitor Radio: Publisher Dan Zehr

This week Dan Zehr, Capital of Texas Media Foundation executive director and Austin Monitor publisher, sits down with Monitor reporter Jack Craver to talk about the future of the Monitor and plans for a local policy think tank. Curious about…

Monday, June 17, 2019 by Austin Monitor

Austin Monitor Radio: Deece Eckstein

This week, Travis County Intergovernmental Relations Officer Deece Eckstein sits down with Austin Monitor reporter Jack Craver to catch up on the past session of the Texas Legislature. Listen in below to hear why Eckstein considers it the worst session…

Monday, June 10, 2019 by Austin Monitor

Austin Monitor Radio: HACA

On this week’s Austin Monitor Radio, reporter Jack Craver talks with the Housing Authority of the City of Austin about projects in the works and the agency’s ongoing effort to serve an increasing population in need of housing. Listen in…

Monday, June 3, 2019 by Austin Monitor

Austin Monitor Radio: Hill Abell

This week, Bicycle Sport Shop owner Hill Abell sits down with Austin Monitor reporter Jack Craver to talk about his work as a cycling advocate in the city and to catch up on issues currently facing the community. To catch…

Monday, May 20, 2019 by Austin Monitor

Austin Monitor Radio: ECHO’s Ann Howard

Ann Howard, the executive director of the Ending Community Homelessness Coalition (ECHO), sits down with Austin Monitor reporter Jack Craver this week to talk about recent initiatives, challenges and the current state of homelessness in Austin. To get the latest…

Monday, May 6, 2019 by Austin Monitor

Austin Monitor Radio: County Judge Sarah Eckhardt

Travis County Judge Sarah Eckhardt joins Austin Monitor reporter Jack Craver at KOOP this week to talk about how pending state legislation could impact the county, development regulations and why Travis County might soon have a public defender’s office. For…

Monday, April 8, 2019 by Elizabeth Pagano

Austin Monitor Radio: Natasha Harper-Madison

Austin Monitor editor Elizabeth Pagano sits down with Council Member Natasha Harper-Madison this week to talk about her first few months in office, District 1, the Austin Strategic Mobility Plan, NOTCodeNEXT and more. Catch up on city issues before our…

Friday, April 5, 2019 by Austin Monitor

Austin Monitor Radio: The Convention Center

Confused by all the talk about whether or not to expand the convention center? Fear not, the Austin Monitor has you covered. In this throwback episode (which was recorded prior to the release of the University of Texas report), we…

Monday, April 1, 2019 by Austin Monitor

Austin Monitor Radio: Council Member Paige Ellis

This week, Council Member Paige Ellis joins Austin Monitor reporter Jack Craver to talk about serving District 8, transportation, land use, the convention center and more. The full show is embedded below, for your listening pleasure.Austin Monitor Radio is produced…

Monday, March 25, 2019 by Austin Monitor

Austin Monitor Radio: Child care in Austin

This week, Austin Monitor reporter Jack Craver sits down with Cathy McHorse, who is the vice president of the United Way’s Success by 6. McHorse dives into some recent moves by the city to increase access to affordable quality child…

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