Episodes

This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Megan Kamerick sits down with researchers at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine who have developed a vaccine that carries the tantalizing possibility of preventing Alzheimer’s disease. NMiF travels to … Continue reading Alzheimer’s Vaccine, Trump Rally in Santa Fe, The Line

This week on New Mexico in Focus, senior producer Matt Grubs has a serious conversation with Sen. Tom Udall about the very real possibility the United States may go to war with Iran. Sen. Udall has been outspoken in opposing … Continue reading Sen. Tom Udall, Economic Development in Rural Northern NM, The Line

This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Gwyneth Doland travels to Valencia County, where a year ahead of the census count, local planners are reaching out to community leaders in hard-to-count neighborhoods. Millions of dollars in federal funding are at … Continue reading 2020 Census in Rural New Mexico, Managing the Rio Grande, Festival Flamenco Albuquerque, The Line

This week on New Mexico in Focus, senior producer Matt Grubs talks with elections expert Lonna Atkeson and advocate Maria Perez on whether the time is right for Albuquerque to use ranked-choice voting in its city elections. Gene Grant and … Continue reading Albuquerque ranked-choice voting, The Line

This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Megan Kamerick interviews New Mexico Secretary of Economic Development Alicia Keyes on new legislation designed to boost film and television production in the state. Kamerick also sits down with instructors from film technician training programs at … Continue reading Economic Development Secretary Alicia Keyes Tells of New Era for Film Production, Census Challenges, The Line

This week on New Mexico in Focus, host Gene Grant sits down with the CEO of Spaceport America to discuss the future of commercial space flight in New Mexico now that Virgin Galactic has concrete plans to complete its move … Continue reading Spaceport America CEO, Winemaking in New Mexico, The Line

This week on New Mexico in Focus, producer Matt Grubs sits down with KUNM reporter Marisa Demarco to discuss her investigative series on the connection between broken streetlights and pedestrian deaths in Albuquerque’s International District. The opioid epidemic was a … Continue reading Pedestrian Deaths in Albuquerque’s International District, Opioid Epidemic in Native Communities, The Line

This week on New Mexico in Focus, correspondent Russell Contreras sits down with Simón Romero, a national correspondent for The New York Times now closely following the migrant surge along the U.S.-Mexico border. They discuss the changing landscape of Latin American politics … Continue reading Migrant surge along the U.S.-Mexico border, Storm Water Management in Albuquerque, The Line

This week on New Mexico in Focus, beyond mineral extraction and film production, how can New Mexico grow its economy? Correspondent Megan Kamerick talks to Economic Development Secretary Alicia Keyes about plans to attract larger companies and nurture start-up ventures. … Continue reading Growing New Mexico’s Economy, Education Secretary Karen Trujillo, The Line

This week on New Mexico in Focus, producer Matt Grubs talks to a panel of journalists about public access to government. As politicians increasingly pick which media outlets will have access—or choose to bypass the media as much as possible—what’s … Continue reading Public Access to Government, Recycled Plastic Blue Whale, The Line