Dani MatiasMorning Edition Producer/Host
Dani Matias is a producer and fill-in host for KUT's Morning Edition show. She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a Bachelor's degree in journalism. Previously, she's interned with the Daily Dot, KERA, the Texas Standard, WAMU, and NPR.
Dani is also an alumnus of the Chips Quinn Scholars Program for Diversity in Journalism and NPR's Next Generation Radio Project.
Dani is originally from Fort Worth, Texas. She speaks Spanish and her family is from Mexico City.
As Thanksgiving approaches amid the COVID-19 pandemic, many families are worried about being able to afford food. Some local organizations are distributing free meals through Thanksgiving Day.
Los distritos escolares de Manor, Hays y Austin tienen planes de ofrecer comidas a sus estudiantes antes de las fiestas del Día del Pavo.
Manor ISD, Hays CISD and Austin ISD all have plans to offer meals to students before the holiday break.
The operations are expected to take place in at least 10 major cities and last for days. According to reports, ICE is prepared to target about 2,000 recently arrived migrant families.
This steer isn't much different from other Texas longhorns except it holds a world record. Poncho Via's horns were measured at nearly 11-feet wide, that's longer than the Statue of Liberty's face.