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Mark Richardson is a multimedia journalist, editor and writer who has worked in digital, print and broadcast media for three decades. He is a nationally recognized editor and reporter who has covered government, politics and the environment. A journalism graduate from the University of Texas at Austin, he was recently awarded a Foundation for Investigative Journalism grant and has three Associated Press Managing Editors awards for excellence in reporting.
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Saldaña kicks off AISD trustee campaign
Paul Saldaña kicked off his campaign for Place 6 on the Austin Independent School District Board of Trustees Thursday at the Serranos Southpark. The native East Austinite and community organizer told his supporters, “I am passionate about public education, which is a driving variable that impacts our quality of life, and it’s absolutely important that we elect leaders that will serve as a strong voice for our children, families, teachers and neighborhood.” AISD is the fifth-largest school district in Texas, serving approximately 87,000 students at 129 schools. AISD District 6 includes 18 AISD campuses in South Austin. Saldaña has more than 20 years of experience in civic and governmental affairs and owns his own public relations firm, Saldaña Public Relations.
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