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Kim Johnson

Kim Johnson is the producer for Texas Public Radio’s live, call-in show The Source. She is a Trinity University alum with bachelor’s degrees in Communication and Spanish, and received a Master of Arts Degree from the School of Journalism at the University of Texas at Austin.

From booking music in a variety of genres for local venues to organizing and hosting shows, Kim is an active part of San Antonio’s music scene. She co-founded the local music-centric organization SATX Music in 2011, helps coordinate the city’s annual Local Music Week and books talent for the yearly, multi-venue San Antonio Music Showcase.

Kim grew up in Tyler and Dallas, Texas, and is the oldest of six. She loves cats, is an avid festival-goer and will annihilate any challenger in a game of Scrabble.

Twenty-nine people died as a result of two mass shootings in Texas last month. What is the response from Texans and their political representatives? Will these latest violent episodes move the needle on gun policy?


A former U.S. ambassador to Mexico warned that the recent drama over tariffs on Mexican products may not be over. He's worried it may resume in three months.

President Donald Trump's threat to impose tariffs on Mexico was designed to pressure America’s top trading partner into taking action to prevent Central American immigrants from reaching the southern U.S. border.

The tariffs were scheduled to take effect on Monday, June 10. But on the previous Friday, Trump tweeted that Mexican officials “agreed to take strong measures to stem the tide of migration.”

Neo-Nazi ideology promotes hostility towards minorities, or in some cases the revolutionary creation of a fascist political state. How big of a threat are white supremacist ideologies and what incites someone to commit an act of domestic terrorism in the name of hate?