About Decibel

Judy Maggio

Judy Maggio

Judy Maggio is the Editorial Director of News and Public Affairs at Austin PBS. She’s been fortunate to spend her entire career pursuing work she loves in a city she loves. She served as the longtime main anchor at both KVUE and KEYE in Austin, but says leading the Decibel team is the “best news gig on the planet.” Judy and her husband, Thad Rosenfeld, have two grown daughters, Carly and Stephanie. Judy enjoys swimming in Barton Springs, listening to live music and all things ATX (except traffic).

Samantha Guzman

Samantha Guzman

Samantha Guzman is the Assistant News Manager of News and Public Affairs at Austin PBS. Before working at Austin PBS, Sam was the associate producer for Think, the midday talk show at KERA, the NPR affiliate in Dallas. Sam loves all things Beyoncé, reading and spending time with her two dogs and husband.

Blair Waltman-Alexin

Blair Waltman-Alexin

Blair is from Oklahoma, but don't hold that against her. She jumped at the chance to get back into the PBS world, and joined Austin PBS as their news videographer. When she's not working on a story, Blair enjoys running with her dog, not running with her husband, and generally wasting time at Book People.

Angela Maldonado

Angela Maldonado

Angela Maldonado is a producer and Audience Engagement Specialist for KLRU’s Decibel. She comes to the team after being a morning/dayside producer at the 24-hour news channel Spectrum News. Before that, she’s spent 8 years in public radio, working as a producer on NPR’s Latino USA and as a Web Editor for Austin’s NPR affiliate, KUT. Outside of work, she’s a producer for Testify, a monthly storytelling show. You can find her performing with her improv troupe around town, record hunting with her boyfriend and taking too many cat pictures for her Instagram.

Joe Rocha

Joe Rocha

Joe Rocha is a producer and videographer for KLRU's Decibel. He's originally from South San Antonio but has lived in Austin since 2002. Joe has worked on projects ranging from the nationally-aired PBS show BBQ with Franklin to the Emmy award-winning series Austin Revealed. In his personal life, he loves globe-trotting with his wife, Emily, and taking his kids, Ella Jane and Rafael, to Austin City Limits tapings. Joe is also a guitarist/keyboardist in the local band, Cecilia + the Broken Hearts.

Alex Wolff

Alex Wolff

Alex Wolff is an Austin PBS staff videographer with a diverse studio and field production background. After ten years in LA, including five years with TMZ, Alex moved to Buda, Texas with his wife Kristen and dog Caleb, where he became a homeowner, breakfast taco connoisseur, and proud member of the Decibel news team. Alex has a borderline-obsessive relationship with hockey, Seinfeld, and home cooking.