November 23, 2018 – Correspondent Russell Contreras has an in-depth discussion with author Alfredo Corchado, who also reports on the US-Mexico border for the Dallas Morning News and has spent decades covering the border and immigration. Corchado’s latest book, “Homelands” examines immigration and … Continue reading Alfredo Corchado: On Immigration And Identity

November 23, 2018 – Joan Kane is an Alaska Native poet who grew up in Anchorage with family from King Island and Mary’s Igloo, Alaska. A graduate of Harvard and Columbia University’s School of the Arts, Kane is the author … Continue reading Joan Naviyuk Kane: Bringing An Alaskan Perspective To Teaching In Santa Fe

November 23, 2018 –  LaDonna Harris has spent most of her life advocating for Native Americans. A member of the Comanche Nation, she grew up in Oklahoma and became active in Native issues when her husband, Fred Harris, got involved in … Continue reading LaDonna Harris: Supporting A New Generation Of Indigenous Leaders

November 16, 2018 – The film and television industry in New Mexico is getting a significant boost with the decision by Netflix to buy Albuquerque Studios and locate a production hub here. The company has committed to bring $1 billion … Continue reading Netflix Hub Comes To Albuquerque: Future Of The Film Industry

November 16, 2018 – Netflix plans to ramp up production in New Mexico following the planned acquisition of Albuquerque Studios. The company has committed to bring $1 billion in productions to the state in the next 10 years. That includes … Continue reading Netflix Hub Comes To Albuquerque: Economic Development

November 2, 2018 – New Mexico in Focus visits a very special Dia de los Muertos art installation, designed and created by Working Classroom here in Albuquerque and meant to bring attention to water contamination issues. NMiF’s very own Aaron … Continue reading “The Thirst for Justice” Art Installation

November 8, 2018 – Correspondent Megan Kamerick looks into the deal Mayor Tim Keller signed to bring Netflix’s new production hub to Albuquerque.  She talks with a union president and leaders in the film offices of Albuquerque and Santa Fe … Continue reading Film Industry Leaders And The Netflix Deal

November 2, 2018 – The midterm election is just around the corner—it’s crunch time for campaigns, parties and civic groups to get out the vote—so it comes down, in part, to voter enthusiasm. Who are the candidates and the parties … Continue reading Voter Targeting And Turnout

November 2, 2018 – The oil and gas boom in southern New Mexico and West Texas has driven up hotel rates in Carlsbad. At the same time, a housing shortage means more people are turning to hotels for housing and … Continue reading Oil & Gas Squeezes Hotels In Carlsbad, But Offers Financial Support For Arts

November 2, 2018 – Gene Grant sits down with Artie Pepin, director of the Administrative Office of the Courts, to find out more about the proposed changes to Constitutional Amendment #1, which asks voters to allow the legislature to change … Continue reading Constitutional Amendment 1: Potential Changes To Appeals Process