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The Jim Lehrer Roundtable

Annual Gifts of $10,000 and More

Jim Lehrer is a respected journalist and news anchor who began his public television career at KERA during the early 1970s. Lehrer was anchor and executive producer of Newsroom, a weekday news and public affairs program that became one of the most groundbreaking and highly-praised news shows in Texas. Jim subsequently moved to Washington D.C. and began reporting on major national news stories. Lehrer joined Robert MacNeil for PBS’s The MacNeil/Lehrer Report, which later evolved into The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer. Jim has moderated 12 presidential candidate debates.

Jim Lehrer and KERA’s Lee Cullum

The Jim Lehrer Roundtable honors Jim’s life-long achievements in the world of journalism and in public broadcasting. Benefits include:

  • Invitations to events exclusive to members of The Jim Lehrer Roundtable
  • Books and DVDs selected by national public broadcasting and KERA’s program hosts
  • Invitations to the Friends of KERA & KXT events
  • Personalized donor service for station or program questions.

Donors of $25,000 or more annually have:

  • The option of recognition on KERA TV, KERA FM, or KXT 91.7
  • The option of recognition on our website(s)

Click here to join the Jim Lehrer Roundtable today.



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