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KERA welcomes Andrew Garcia as Morning Edition Host

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DALLAS / FORT WORTH / DENTON — KERA is excited to announce Andrew Garcia is joining KERA News 90.1 as Morning Edition Host. In this role, Garcia will help North Texans start their day by highlighting the most important stories from NPR and KERA News. 

“I am so excited to join the KERA team,” says Garcia. “Joining the listeners of North Texas on their morning commutes is a real honor. I hope to be your friendly, trustworthy guide through the news of the day in our nation, our world and North Texas.”

“We’re very excited to welcome Andrew,” says Jeff Penfield, Program Director for KERA News. “He has a true passion for public radio and its essential services. I think North Texans are going to hear and feel that every morning.”

Garcia grew up in California’s Central Valley. He discovered public radio shortly after receiving his first car, listening to Morning Edition, This American Life, and Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me. “I’ve seldom moved that dial ever since,” says Garcia.

Garcia went on to serve as a volunteer and professional advisor for KSSU, the student-run station of California State University-Sacramento. Most recently, Garcia served as the Midday Anchor for Cap Radio in Sacramento.

Listeners can look forward to hearing Garcia on weekday mornings from 5:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m., beginning May 13. He joins an experienced team of radio professionals, including Senior Editor & Host, Sam Baker; Midday Host & Technical Director, Bella Syrus; Morning Producer & Podcast Host, Katherine Hobbs; All Things Considered Host & Board Operator, Justin Martin; and Afternoon Newscaster & Producer, Rebekah Morr.