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From 1998 to 2010, Alex Avila was Senior Producer of NPR's Latino USA, a nationally syndicated journalistic radio program distributed by National Public Radio. Formerly based KUT Radio at the University of Texas at Austin, Latino USA is heard by nearly 400,000 weekly listeners on nearly 200 public radio and community stations. More information about Latino USA is available at


Alex Avila is an Adjunct Professor of Journalism at St. Edward's University in Austin, Texas. His students' work can be found at

He also teaches communications at San Antonio College.

For a short bio and CV, click HERE .

PRODUCED JOURNALIST WORKSACADEMIC WORKPodcast Works by St. Edward's University Students

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No Rules: The Life & Music of Esteban 'Steve' Jordan

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No Rules: The Life & Music of Esteban 'Steve' Jordan from NPR's Latino USA on Vimeo.

(Originally produced September 15, 2008.)

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Walmart Creates 'Más Club' in Houston

Over the past few years, Walmart, which also operates hundreds of Sam's Club stores, has seen it's share of domestic revenues losing ground to foreign revenues. One growing market throughout the Southwest, however, has been Latino consumers. In an effort to cater to this growing market, Walmart created an experimental new store in Houston, Texas called "Más Club." It opened August 6th, 2009 and Alex Avila, of NPR's Latino USA, traveled to Houston to visit this new club.

(Produced August 22, 2009 for NPR's Weekend All Things Considered.)

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