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Nick Bergfeld

Nick is the Around Town host on Texas Tech Public Media, and a sustainable economic development consultant based on the High Plains. He graduated with his bachelors’ in biochemistry and psychology from Texas Tech University, and his medical doctorate from the Yale School of Medicine and master’s in public policy from Harvard’s School of Government.

Nick can be found on Facebook, LinkedIn, or Twitter @nickbergfeld.

  • Our guest on Around Town is Kody Bessent Chief Executive Officer of the Plains Cotton Growers. Kody talks about his experiences as a 4th generation High Plains farmer, the future of farming and the role of agriculture in Lubbock today.
  • Our guest is Tony Hernandez, Deputy Director of Texas Tech Athletics. Tony shares his interesting story of his journey to Lubbock and Tech Athletics. Tony discusses conference realignment, NIL as well as Tech’s $200 million football expansion and the Double T scoreboard.
  • Our guest is Jessica Tullar Caroom, the executive director of "Growing Together Texas." Jessica is an epidemiologist, public health professional and community activist. "Growing Together Texas" is an organization dedicated to connecting West Texans to fresh, healthy and local produce.
  • Our guest is Jonathan Looney Managing Director at Nexus Cognitive. Jonathan discusses the future of Web3 and Block Chain.
  • In this episode, Jim Beck & Leon Williams discuss their efforts to bring Lubbock's Faith Community into the dialogue on racial equality. Jim Beck is the Assistant Professor of Missions at LCU and has been the Director of World Missions training since 1997. Leon Williams is on the board of Lubbock Habitat for Humanity.
  • In this episode, we discuss criminal law in Lubbock—past, present and future—with Dwight McDonald. Mr. McDonald is a graduate of the Texas Tech School of Law, teaches as an adjunct professor at the Texas Tech School of Law, and is and a clinic fellow with the Family Law/Housing Clinic and Criminal Defense Clinic.
  • Nick visits with Glenda Mathis to discuss the past, present, and exciting future of the YWCA.