LA FERIA, RGV - One of the poorest parts of the country with one of the highest minority populations will have to do without “over the air” PBS for even longer. Residents in the Rio Grande Valley who cannot afford...
MCALLEN, Texas - The Corporation for Public Broadcasting is receiving more funding under the omnibus appropriations bill and a chunk of it needs to be invested in the Rio Grande Valley.  This is the view of Grassroots Public Radio-RGV, the...
MCALLEN, Texas - The Gannett news organization has closed The Edinburg Review and Valley Town Crier. Local publisher Yvonne Gomez confirmed as much in a brief interview with The Rio Grande Guardian. “Yesterday was our last publication. It is very sad,”...
HARLINGEN, Texas - An award-winning 24-hour TV news service is launching in the Rio Grande Valley on October 16. Spectrum News 1 is promising to offer “high-quality, hyperlocal news, politics, weather and original local content” exclusively to Spectrum subscribers, both on...
AUSTIN, Texas - One of the success stories featured at the International Symposium on Online Journalism was Animal Politico, a digital newspaper based in Mexico City. Editor-in-Chief Dulce Ramos was part of a panel discussion titled, “Women Leaders and Entrepreneurs...
MCALLEN, Texas _ Reporter Mireya Villarreal, a native of the Rio Grande Valley who now works for CBS News, came home this week to secure exclusive access to a COVID-19 strikes ICU ward in McAllen/ Villarreal, who worked for KRGV-TV...
RIO GRANDE CITY, Texas - Starr County is in the national spotlight due to the coronavirus pandemic. Recent news coverage includes stories by The Associated Press and The New York Times, along with MSNBC and ABC World News Tonight. There have...
EDINBURG, Texas - A Rio Grande Valley physician has thanked the national media for continuing to shine a light on the coronavirus pandemic in the region. Dr. Ivan Melendez, the Hidalgo County health authority, appeared on MSNBC TV earlier this...
AUSTIN, Texas - Univision, the No. 1 network for the fast-growing Hispanic community in the United States, has a very different approach to English-language media giants when it comes to earning the trust of viewers. This became clear during a...
I’m cheered to see The Rio Grande Guardian informing readers of public radio’s connection to education, critical thinking, and expanding community horizons.  The Corporation for Public Broadcasting is essential to all American public radio and TV station programming, yet most...

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