KSFR

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.

On KSFR’s Wake-Up Call Monday, correspondent Martha Burk launched a series of interviews among the Democratic candidates in District One, which includes the Albuquerque Metro. Burk begins the series interviewing Pat Davis.

Rock star Eddie Money and his family-based band will bring their act to the Camel Rock Casino showroom this Saturday, April 28th.

Wake-Up call host TomTrowbridge spoke recently with the performer:

KSFR News is pleased to be airing New Mexico radio producer Harlan McKosato’s new series on the problems relating to homeless, specifically among the state’s Native American population.

Here is the second of the three parts:

Part three will air on KSFR’s Wake-Up Call and Mid-Day Newsbreak Tuesday and Wednesday.

Santa Fe Hestia, a fund established at the Santa Fe Community Foundation, recently announced that it has granted over $1 million since its inception to local programs in support of underprivileged seventh and eighth graders in the community.

Tom Trowbridge discussed Hestia Santa Fe with Yvonne Sinninger on Tuesday’s Wake-Up Call:

KSFR News is pleased to be airing New Mexico radio producer Harlan McKosato’s new series on the problems relating to homeless, specifically among the state’s Native American population. Here is the first of the three parts:

Parts two and three will air on KSFR’s Wake-Up Call and Mid-Day Newsbreak Tuesday and Wednesday.

On Thursday’s Wake-Up Call, host Tom Trowbridge concluded his series of profiles of the four candidates for Santa Fe County Sheriff with this interview with Manny Anaya:

N.M. Democratic Rep. Ben Ray Lujan on Wednesday during a House Committee hearing Wednesday, Congressman Ben Ray Luján grilled Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

Tom Trowbridge has more:

On Tuesday’s Wake-Up Call, as part of KSFR’s series of interviews with candidates seeking to become the new Sheriff of Santa Fe County, host Tom Trowbridge spoke with Adan Mendoza.

Bennett Horne, Los Alamos Monitor

Congressman Ben Ray Lujan appeared in Santa Fe Friday along with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi as part of Pelosi’s nationwide “Repeal the Trump Tax” tour:

Today on KSFR’s Wake-Up Call: Tom Trowbridge reports on the Santa Fe- stop-off last week of the nationwide “Repeal the Trump Tax” tour featuring House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and New Mexico 3rd District Representative, Ben Ray Lujan. Also today: H2O Radio looks at the fate of water regulation under embattled EPA chief Scott Pruitt. Also on the program; “America Speaks” with Tish Lampert. Today Lampert speaks with Jonathan Granoff. Granoff is an attorney, author and international advocate emphasizing the legal and ethical dimensions of human development and security.

On today’s (April 3, 2018) Wake-Up Call: Host Tom Trowbridge speaks with City of Santa Fe Economic Development Director Matt Brown about the process underway to utilize the Santa Fe University of Art and Design Campus property. The school will close permanently on June 30th:

Author John A. Lawrence will discuss his new book, “The Class of '74: Congress after Watergate and the Roots of Partisanship,” Thursday at 5:30 pm at Garcia Street Books. KSFR’s Tom Trowbridge spoke with Lawrence about his new work:

Today’s (March 21, 2018) KSFR Wake-Up Call: Two reports emanating from Washington: Senator Martin Heinrich is pushing for answers into the question of Russian cyber-interference in US elections….while Heinrich’s New Mexico colleague Tom Udall is hopeful that Congress adopts common sense steps to reduce gun violence while still upholding the traditions of responsible gun owners. Also today, Jack and Celestia Loeffler’s Watersheds as commons, part five.

On today’s (March 20, 2018) KSFR Wake-Up Call, Tom Trowbridge speaks with former Santa Fe City Councilor and Mayoral candidate in this month’s municipal elections, Joseph Maestas. Here’s the conversation:

On today’s show: Host Tom Trowbridge speaks with former Santa Fe City Councilor Joseph Maestas about the recently-concluded mayor campaign in the City Different and his plans for the future; Also KSFR’s John Shannon accompanied Santa Fe Community College officials for an active-shooter drill and has a detailed report on SFCC’s preparation for something that’s become common: school shootings.

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