Episode Archive

Dr. Erica Elliott, author, "Medicine and Miracles in the High Desert"

Air Dates: August 31-September 2, 2019
Dr. Erica Elliott, author, This week's guest on "Report from Santa Fe" is Dr. Erica Elliott discussing her book “Medicine & Miracles in the High Desert - My Life among the Navajo People.” Dr. Elliott is a physician practicing in Santa Fe, NM and her memoir traces the amazing odyssey of her life as an adventurer, world traveler, educator, author, doctor, and healer. This interview will be shown on KENW at 6 p.m. on Saturday evening August 31, on KRWG in Las Cruces at 8:00 a.m. on Sunday September 1st, and on KNME's digital channell 9.1 at 4:30 p.m. on Sunday afternoon September 1st. Then it will air on FM radio 89.1 KANW on Monday morning, September 2, at 9:30 a.m. More

Bill McCamley, Cabinet Secretary, NM Dept of Workforce Solutions

Air Dates: August 24-26, 2019
Bill McCamley, Cabinet Secretary, NM Dept of Workforce Solutions This week's guest on "Report from Santa Fe” is BILL McCAMLEY, Cabinet Secretary for the NM Department of Workforce Solutions. Detailing the progress and programs for labor and employment in New Mexico. McCamley describes some of the state's job skill gaps in health care, education, and the STEM professions and how they are being addressed. This interview is an encore presentation that deals with all the action around labor and employment in New Mexico today. This interview will be shown on KENW at 6 p.m. on Saturday evening August 24, and on KNME's digital channell 9.1 at 4:30 p.m. on Sunday afternoon August 25. Then it will air on FM radio 89.1 KANW on Monday morning, August 26, at 9:30 a.m. More

Dr. Elizabeth Hoover, author,"From Garden Warriors to Good Seeds"

Air Dates: August 17-19, 2019
Dr. Elizabeth Hoover, author, This week's guest on "Report from Santa Fe" is Dr. Elizabeth Hoover, author of "The River Is In Us: Fighting Toxics In a Mohawk Community," and "From ‘Garden Warriors’ to ‘Good Seeds;’ Indigenizing the Local Food Movement." Hoover discusses environmental health and justice in Native communities, indigenous food movements, seed sovereignty, and protecting the biodiversity of seeds in this time of climate disruption. More

Janet Napolitano, author "How Safe Are We? Homeland Security Since 9/11"

Air Dates: August 10-12, 2019
Janet Napolitano, author JANET NAPOLITANO! An interview ripped from this week's headlines about the tragic mass shootings and the ongoing family separations at the border! This week's guest on "Report from Santa Fe" is Janet Napolitano, President of the University of California systems, former Secretary of the Homeland Security Department, and author of "How Safe Are We? Homeland Security Since 9/11." More

Anna Merlan, journalist, author, "Republic of Lies"

Air Dates: August 3-5, 2019
Anna Merlan, journalist, author, This week's guest on "Report from Santa Fe" is Anna Merlan, journalist, and author of "Republic of Lies: American Conspiracy Theorists and Their Surprising Rise to Power." More

Sandra Cisneros, author "The House on Mango Street," "Puro Amor"

Air Dates: July 27-29, 2019
Sandra Cisneros, author This week's guest on "Report from Santa Fe" is internationally acclaimed author Sandra Cisneros, who received the National Medal of the Arts from President Obama, and whose beloved book "The House on Mango Street" has sold 6 million copies and been printed in twenty languages. More

Ndaba Mandela, "Going to the Mountain" & Teddy Warria, co-founders Africa Rising, #100Mandelas

Air Dates: July 20-22, 2019
Ndaba Mandela, THIS WEEK: NDABA MANDELA, Author, Speaker, Entrepreneur, & Grandson of Nelson Mandela and TEDDY WARRIA, Entrepreneur & Author · Co-Founders of Africa Rising and #100Mandelas · Mandela is the Honorary Chair of the 2019 International Folk Art Market Santa Fe Ndaba Mandela is the author of "Going to the Mountain: Life Lessons from my Grandfather Nelson Mandela," a tribute to his grandfather’s strength and wisdom and a memoir of the author’s own journey to a life dedicated to nurturing new generations of cultural leaders and peacemakers. More

Anna Hansen, Santa Fe County Commissioner

Air Dates: July 13-15, 2019
Anna Hansen, Santa Fe County Commissioner This week's guest on "Report from Santa Fe" is Santa Fe County Commissioner Anna Hansen discussing the Department of Energy's controversial new rule DOE Rule 140.1 which restricts the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board Oversight Mission to protect worker and public health and safety at 18 DOE nuclear facilities. Senators Udall and Heinrich have proposed amendments to protect and strengthen the Nuclear Safety Board’s Critical Oversight Mission in the FY 2020 National Defense Authorization Act. More

D'jean Jawrunner, sculptor and director of the "Iron Pour" at Mesalands Comm. College, Tucumcari, NM

Air Dates: July 6-8, 2019
D'jean Jawrunner, sculptor and director of the This week's guest = D'JEAN JAWRUNNER, sculptor and artist, Art Professor Emeritus and Foundry Director at Mesalands Comunity College in Tucumcari, NM, where she directs the "Iron Pour" at the Foundry at Mesalands, the largest NM teaching foundry. More

Bill McCamley, Cabinet Secretary, NM Dept of Workforce Solutions

Air Dates: June 29-July 1, 2019
Bill McCamley, Cabinet Secretary, NM Dept of Workforce Solutions THIS WEEK on "Report from Santa Fe" - Bill McCAMLEY Cabinet Secretary for the N.M. Department of Workforce Solutions. McCamley explains new laws passed in the recent N.M. legislative session that affect the state’s labor market, such as the “Ban the Box” bill and the domestic worker minimum wage. He highlights upcoming job fairs and outlines ways his department can help New Mexicans get good jobs. Detailing the progress and programs for labor and employment in New Mexico, McCamley describes some of the state's job skill gaps in health care, education, and the STEM professions, and how they are being addressed. McCamley reports that the U.S. Dept. of Labor just gave our state $815,000 in a federal grant to boost the NMDWS Apprenticeship programs, with the goal of increasing the total number of apprentices by 25% and increasing access to middle-to-high-skilled jobs after those apprentices have completed the new programs. Workforce Solutions will focus on the health care and hospitality industries, which contain nearly 60% of all projected N.M. employment growth, more than 30,000 jobs over the next 8 years. More