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Julia Sewing

Morning Edition Host & Producer

Julia is the Morning Edition Host and a radio producer with Texas Tech Public Media. She graduated with her bachelor's in electronic media and journalism from Texas Tech University, and her master's in mass communication from Texas Tech University in 2021. She also is an adjunct professor of journalism at TTU's College of Media and Communication. You can follow her on Twitter @_julsew_.

  • Texas Monthly is known for its incisive coverage of our state. From culture to politics, the magazine has chronicled our stories for fifty years. We talk with Editor-In-Chief Dan Goodgame to hear more about what it takes to be a Texas icon.
  • Our News Director Sarah Self-Walbrick gives us an update from the Planning and Zoning Commission's meeting last night in regard to a contentious zone change request in Tech Terrace. We also reflect on the death of Buddy Holly, who died in a plane crash 64 years ago today.
  • Twenty years ago today, NASA’s Space Shuttle Columbia disintegrated in midair not long before the ship would have made it home. All seven astronauts on board died, including two who had ties to Texas Tech University. Other Red Raiders were affected, too. Our News Director Sarah Self-Walbrick shares some of their stories.
  • Our Reporter Jane Davenport tells us how we can help stray animals when the temperatures plunge below freezing. KACU's Sheridan Wood tells us how a new report shows Texas could lead the way on geothermal energy.
  • The Texas Newsroom's Sergio Martínez-Beltrán reports a new poll from the Texas Lyceum found that fewer Texans now believe democracy works better than other types of government. KERA's Katherine Hobbs tells us how a federal judge has struck down a Texas law banning adults under 21 from carrying handguns in public.
  • Our Reporter Brad Burt tells us more about the annual point-and-time count which helps provide new data on people experiencing homelessness in Lubbock. We also learn about the town of Deer Park, and how it's recovering following a massive tornado.
  • Our Reporter Jane Davenport gives us more information on an anti-LGBTQ group from Amarillo that protested outside of two Lubbock High Schools this week. Texas Public Radio's Marian Navarro tells us about San Antonio researchers working together to find treatment for a type of brain cancer.
  • After a mild winter, our News Director Sarah Self-Walbrick tells us more about today's winter weather. KERA's Kailey Broussard explains why protesters gathered outside a North Texas church last week.
  • With a new app that digitizes the Texas lottery, Texas Public Radio's Josh Peck explains possible risks with gambling constantly at a consumer's fingertips.
  • Sex education, contraception and reproductive healthcare are hard to access for rural Texans. The Texas Tribune recently highlighted this issue in a series reported out of Deep East Texas.