Sergio Martínez-Beltrán

Sergio Martínez-Beltrán is Nashville Public Radio’s political reporter. Prior to moving to Nashville, Sergio covered education for the Standard-Examiner newspaper in Ogden, Utah. He is a Puerto Rico native and his work has also appeared on NPR station WKAR, San Antonio Express-News, Inter News Service, GFR Media and WMIZ 1270 AM.   

In his free time (once in a blue moon), Sergio can be found playing volleyball or in Flamenco Beach in Culebra, Puerto Rico. He is a graduate of Michigan State University and the coolest uncle (feel free to fact-check) to Olivia and Jimena. 

Not only will Tennessee now track the cases of COVID-19 in schools across the state, but it is expected to make the information public.

The latest transparency reversal from Gov. Bill Lee’s administration was announced Tuesday.

Election officials in Tennessee have now changed their position on who they deem eligible to vote absentee.

The state made its revelation Thursday at a state Supreme Court hearing, after previously resisting expanded mail-in voting.


Gov. Bill Lee released on Tuesday his plan to reopen schools across Tennessee.

Democrats in Tennessee are starting to choose their nominee for the U.S. Senate.

This time around, three relatively inexperienced candidates are the top contenders for the seat, even when it will be an uphill battle.

Tennessee has launched a campaign to help counties recruit poll workers amid the coronavirus pandemic.

About 3,000 have signed up through this initiative. Many of them are teenagers.