This week on Newsmakers; field reports include: A look at water scarcity in the Mesilla Valley and a profile of the Rio Grande Theatre in Las Cruces. This episode also features an interview regarding help for refugees with Deacon David McNeill, Jr. of the Diocese of Las Cruces.
This edition of Newsmakers includes a variety of field reports and an interview regarding a Young Achievers' Forum scheduled for February atNew Mexico State University. The forum is designed to encourage middle school students and their parents to begin thinking about college.
This episode looks at humanitarian parole and also includes a report on the College Assistance Migrant Program (CAMP) at New Mexico State University. It also features part two of an In Focus conversation
This Newsmakers program is devoted to the Advocacy at Work program administered by the NMSU College of Health and Social Services. The program trains NMSU graduate students to mentor local high school students to become health advocates.
Fred Martino interviews German journalists Nadine Gries and Wiebke Keuneke. KRWG hosted the journalists as part of a journalism exchange program. The visit included a meeting with the New Mexico State University Broadcasters Club.
New Mexico Secretary of State Candidates Maggie Toulouse Oliver (D) and Nora Espinoza (R) took part in a debate, sponsored by Congregation Albert in Albuquerque. The event took place on Sunday, October 16, 2016. It airs Saturday at 5pm and Sunday at 11am on KRWG-TV. Special thanks to New Mexico PBS for providing this program.
Election coverage brought to you by KRWG-TV and the League of Women Voters of Greater Las Cruces. This forum covers unopposed New Mexico House District 52 Democrat Doreen Gallegos and House District 34 Democrat Bill Gomez. Candidates from the unopposed Senate are District 31 Democrat Joseph Cervantes, District 34 Republican Ron Griggs and District 35 Democrat John Arthur Smith.
Election coverage brought to you by KRWG-TV and the Las Cruces Sun-News. This debate covers New Mexico’s 2nd Congressional District with candidates Republican Steve Pearce and Democrat Merrie Lee Soules.
Fred Martino hosts a discussion of media coverage of the 2016 election. The panel includes Walt Rubel of the Las Cruces Sun News, Lauren Villagran of the Albuquerque Journal, NMSU Journalism Professor Nick Miller, and NMSU Government Professor Dr. Christina Medina answering questions from the studio
Simon Thompson interviews Dr. Richard Jackson, author of "Designing Healthy Communities." Jackson recently visited Las Cruces to discuss ways the city can align its design and future development to enhance public health.
Election coverage brought to you by KRWG-TV and the League of Women Voters of Greater Las Cruces. This forum covers New Mexico Senate District 38 with candidates Democrat Mary Kay Papen and Republican Charles Wendler.
Election coverage brought to you by KRWG-TV and the League of Women Voters of Greater Las Cruces. This forum covers New Mexico Senate District 37 with candidates Democrat Bill Soules and Republican Ceil Levatino.
New Mexico State University Chancellor Dr. Garrey Carruthers moderates a panel discussion on agricultural policy and how how it affects the economy in the border region. Panelists include Mexico’s Secretary of Agriculture, Jose Calzada Rovirosa, Under Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs of USDA Ed Avalos and New Mexico's Secretary of Agriculture Jeff Witte.