Mr. Kirkpatrick is a veteran journalist turned teacher. He has
worked as a professional journalist in newspaper, radio, and
television across Texas. His career included several years at the Texas
State News Network and the Dallas Cowboys Radio Network in Dallas and
here in San Antonio at KTSA-AM, where he served as news director, and at
the National Public Radio affiliate, KSTX, where he anchored Morning
Mr. Kirkpatrick is a native Texan who grew up in the Dallas-Fort
Worth Metroplex and in the hill country, northwest of Austin.
His father was an aircraft plant worker and World War II veteran
who received two Purple Hearts. His mother taught public school in
Texas for 30 years. He has a brother and sister who also live in Texas.
Mr. Kirkpatrick is a movie buff, likes to read historical and non-fiction autobiographies, and loves hill country getaways.