This week on New Mexico in Focus, Paula Kerger, president and CEO of PBS sits down with host Gene Grant to talk about the future of broadcasting, as well as reveal a surprise for New Mexico viewers.

KNME's one hour public affairs show New Mexico in Focus airs Fridays at 7 p.m. and Sundays at 6:30 a.m. on Channel 5.1. The show can also be seen on KNME's Digital Channel 9.1 on Saturdays at 5 p.m.

Also this week, panelists discuss a variety of issues including immigration reform, reaction to President Obama's speech in El Paso, Gov. Martinez's plan to overhaul the state Medicaid system, and a new pay-to-play lawsuit involving former Gov. Bill Richardson.

Paula Kerger, president and CEO of PBS

Guest Panelists:
Dan Foley, former NM House Minority Whip
Joan Schlueter, owner, OnSite Hiring Consultants  

Line Panelists:
Laura Sanchez, environmental lawyer, Natural Resources Defense Council
Sophie Martin, former managing editor,

Gene Grant, weekly Alibi columnist

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New Mexico in Focus is produced by Kevin McDonald and Kathy Wimmer and closed captioning has been made possible by a gift from Mrs. Elspeth G. Bobbs