Anthony Moreno

News Director

In addition to serving as News Director, Anthony anchors KRWG-FM's Morning Edition and KRWG-TV's Fronteras-A Changing America.

Anthony is from Kansas City, Missouri. He received his Bachelor of Arts in Communication from Pittsburg State University. While at Pitt State, he was introduced to National Public Radio by a professor. From that moment Anthony knew that he wanted to be a part of Public Radio.

Prior to KRWG, Anthony served as a local afternoon host for All Things Considered for a public radio station in Southeast Kansas, where he reported and produced local features from around the region, hosted and produced a weekly university program, and he served as a substitute host for a locally produced classical music program.

Anthony enjoys live music performances, jogging, playing basketball, watching his hometown sports teams, and trying new foods. He is excited to serve the community here in Southern New Mexico and West Texas, along with exploring the rich cultural landscape that exists throughout the Southwest.

Regional
6:09 pm
Thu July 18, 2013

Important Issues For DAC In Special Election

On July 30th, Dona Ana County has the opportunity to vote on 3 Bond Questions and one Tax question that will impact county services.

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Regional
11:32 pm
Wed July 3, 2013

Report Gives NM State Employee Health Program Low Rating

The New Mexico Legislative Finance Committee Third Quarter Report Card gave a low rating to the State Health Benefit Program.

The New Mexico LFC Report States, “The program is not currently pursuing strategies to preserve benefit quality, and control costs outside of increasing premiums and requiring greater cost sharing plans with employees.”

State employee health benefits have risen fifteen percent along with a three-hundred fifty dollar annual deductible.

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Regional
10:42 pm
Tue July 2, 2013

NM Employees Wanted More Discussion Regarding Health Benefit Rate Hike

In the December 2012 Edition of the New Mexico Legislative Finance Committee Newsletter it stated, “The State Employee Benefit Fund is scheduled to run out of money in 2014 unless premiums are raised and benefits are cut.”

The state fund covers nearly 75,000 people if you include employees and dependents.

In that same newsletter it also said that A.J. Forte was appointed division manager of the health benefits fund. Forte is the third director of Risk Management under the current administration.

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Regional
9:59 pm
Mon July 1, 2013

State Employee Health Benefit Rates Rise

Health Benefits have risen for New Mexico State Employees. Starting today, rate premiums will rise 15 percent. That rise is likely to affect over 70,000 people covered by the state plan.

A new plan design will also take effect with deductibles increasing from $150 dollars to $350 annually. The out of pocket max will also rise from 3,000 to $3,500.

The State employee insurance plan also is moving to a calendar year, making the current deductible $175 for the rest of 2013. In January, the annual deductible will be $350 dollars.

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Regional
2:34 pm
Thu June 6, 2013

WWII Veteran From Mesilla Recalls Normandy After D-Day

On this 69th anniversary of D-Day, we listen to a message that (then) General Dwight D. Eisenhower sent to Allied Forces prior to the Invasion of Normandy. We also hear part of a KRWG-TV interview with World War Two Veteran Felix Provencio from Mesilla, who shares his memories of landing on a beach in Normandy days after the invasion. 

Fronteras-A Changing America interview with Mr. Felix Provencio. 

http://www.krwg.org/post/veteran-felix-g-provencio

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Regional
12:19 pm
Mon June 3, 2013

Local Leaders Tour Union Pacific Project



Union Pacific invited business and community leaders this spring to tour their new rail facility by train from El Paso to Santa Teresa, NM. The $400 million dollar project just outside the Santa Teresa Port Of Entry in New Mexico will span over 2,000 acres and be twelve miles long when completed next year.
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