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Albuquerque's newest Poet Laureate and Civil Rights Attorney, Anna C. Martinez.

ABQ Poet Laureate

09.16.22 –Gene catches up with Anna C. Martinez, a civil rights attorney and Albuquerque’s newest…

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New Mexico’s 2022 Shakespeare Festival in Albuquerque

8.26.2022 – Gene Grant leads a behind-the-scenes conversation on the 2022 New Mexico Shakespeare Festival.…

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Previewing the 100th Santa Fe Indian Market

08.19.2022- Correspondent Antonia Gonzales previews the 100th Santa Fe Indian Market. She speaks with the…

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People dancing in the street at the 100th Inter-Tribal Ceremonial in Gallup

Resilience at the 100th Inter-Tribal Ceremonial in Gallup

08.12.2022- Photojournalist Benjamin Yazza captures a community coming together at the 100th Intertribal Ceremonial in…

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Here, Now and Always.

Here, Now & Always Opens in Santa Fe

7.15.2022 – Here, Now and Always highlights Indigenous people of the southwest, showcasing never-before-seen items…

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Tax Rebate Impacts

07.01.22– New Mexico State University Economics Professor Emeritus explains the potential impacts of two rounds…

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NM Childcare Expansions

07.01.22- Senior producer Lou DiVizio catches up with New Mexico’s Secretary of Childhood Education and…

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An photo of two people on a screen in the Facing the Rising Sun: The Journey of African American Homesteaders in NM exhibit.

Facing the Rising Sun: The Journey of African American Homesteaders in NM

07.01.22- Host Gene Grant explores the stories behind a mobile art exhibit, sharing the history…

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Wildfire’s Impact on Mexican Wolves

6.17.2022 – More than 20 years ago, in 1998, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service…

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New Mexico wildfires.

Reporting Challenges During Hermit’s Peak/Calf Canyon Fire

6.17.2022 – Our Land Executive Producer Laura Paskus talks with two reporters about their experiences…

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Primary Election Assessment with Common Cause New Mexico

6.9.2022 – Senior Producer Lou DiVizio also discusses the outcome of this week’s Primary Election,…

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Preventing School Violence

6.3.2022 –Producer Lou DiVizio sits down with an education expert to discuss solutions put forward…

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Investigating Missing and Murdered Cases in The Navajo Nation

5.27.2022 – Correspondent Antonia Gonzales sits down with the FBI’s top agent in New Mexico…

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A photo of Senator Martin Heinrich with a graphic of firefighting a wildfire.

U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich Responds to Fires

5.27.2022 – Sen. Martin Heinrich talks with correspondent Laura Paskus about New Mexico’s wildfire season,…

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Wildfire Mapping

5.20.2022 – Using public data from the U.S. Forest Service, Steve Bassett, Director of Planning…

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NM Childcare Benefit Expansions

5.13.2022 – Producer Lou DiVizio catches up with New Mexico’s Secretary of Childhood Education and…

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What’s Next for the Rio Grande Sun?

5.6.22 –The new ownership group of the Rio Grande Sun has raised more than a…

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Updating the Response to the Yazzie Martinez Ruling

02.10.23 – NMiF Correspondent Russell Contreras sits down with Thomas Saenz, the president and general…

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Industry Insider Reacts to ‘Rust’ Manslaughter Charges

02.03.23 – Gene Maddaus, senior media reporter for Variety, and Gene Grant discuss the recent…

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The cover of the book "Border Bodies" on top of a blue background.

Border Bodies: Racialized Sexuality, Sexual Capital, and Violence in the Nineteenth-Century Borderlands

01.13.2023 – New Mexico in Focus correspondent Russell Contreras speaks with UNM Professor and Author…

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Mayor Tim Keller Pt. 2: Homelessness & Safe Outdoor Spaces

01.06.23- Gene Grant continues his interview with Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller and asks about the…

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Mayor Tim Keller Pt. 1: Solving Albuquerque’s Housing Crisis

01.06.23- In an exclusive interview with New Mexico in Focus, Gene Grant speaks with Albuquerque…

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Understanding Political Polarization and Gridlock on Capitol Hill

12.15.22 – Former U.S. Senator sits down with Senior Producer Lou DiVizio to talk about…

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Modernizing the State Legislature

12.09.22 – Gene Grant catches up with Mario Jimenez from Common Cause New Mexico to…

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A graphic that says "stop violence" made out of wooden letters and purple ribbons for Domestic Violence awareness.

Understanding and Preventing Domestic Violence

12.02.22 – Senior producer Lou DiVizio speaks with a former family court judge and a…

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First Native American Woman in Space

11.25.2022 – Correspondent Antonia Gonzales speaks with astronaut Nicole Mann before she launched on her…

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Missing in New Mexico Day.

Tackling the Crisis of Missing and Murdered Indigenous Persons

11.25.2022 – Senior Producer Lou DiVizio sits down with New Mexico Secretary of Indian Affairs…

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Miss Indian New Mexico 2022

11.25.2022 – Correspondent Antonia Gonzales catches up with the newly crowned Miss Indian New Mexico.…

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An overview shot of a neighborhood and the Sandia Mountains behind them.

Assessing New Mexico’s Rental Market

11.18.22 – Gene dives into the debate surrounding the New Mexico rental market in a…

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Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez.

Candidate Conversations: Navajo Nation President Jonathan Nez

10.21.2022 – Correspondent Antonia Gonzales begins NMiF’s series of Candidate Conversations ahead of the 2022…

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Navajo Nation President candidate Dr. Buu Nygren.

Candidate Conversations: Navajo Nation Presidential Candidate Dr. Buu Nygren

10.21.2022 –Correspondent Antonia Gonzales speaks with the challenger for Navajo Nation President, Dr. Buu Nygren.…

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Incentivizing Bipartisan Collaboration in Government

10.14.22 –Senior Producer Lou DiVizio talks to representatives from two organizations who are part of…

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A collection of letters and purple ribbons that spell out "Stop Violence."

Domestic Violence Awareness & Prevention Month

10.14.22 –Two New Mexico residents who’ve dedicated their careers to preventing domestic violence share their…

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A political map of New Mexico.

Redistricting Report Reveals Public Desire for Independent Commission

10.07.22– New Mexico in Focus Correspondent Gwyneth Doland sits down with the co-author of a…

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Three people lined up along a brick wall at voting tables casting their votes.

Black Voters Collaborative

09.30.22 –Gene Grant speaks with several leaders at the Black Voters Collaborative about their efforts…

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