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    KERA FM RECEIVES NATIONAL AND REGIONAL NEWS HONORS

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 8, 2011  DALLAS/FORT WORTH – KERA FM 90.1 is pleased to announce that the KERA News Team recently received multiple first place awards from both the Public Radio News Directors (PRNDI) awards and the Houston Press Club’s Lone Star Awards.  The national PRNDI awards were presented the weekend of June 24 […]

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    KERA CELEBRATES 50 YEARS ON THE AIR

    FOR RELEASE BEGINNING: JULY 1, 2011 DALLAS/FORT WORTH – KERA, the North Texas public broadcasting station, is celebrating 50 years on the air featuring vintage programming from the KERA archives, an exciting multimedia contest, a special anniversary website and a celebratory fundraising event. Fifty years ago KERA Channel 13 began broadcasting instructional programs for teachers […]

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    “KERA Classics” Program Descriptions

    SUNDAY NIGHTS DURING JULY AND AUGUST Opry House Filmed in the KERA studios, Opry House was the original Texas country music concert series and a precursor to another public television favorite, Austin City Limits. The series spotlighted artists who were stars then and legends now. The three episodes include: Willie Nelson (1974) Willie Nelson made […]

  • KERA Think Rundown – Week of 6/20/11

    Program Alert: June 16, 2011  Think airs Monday to Thursday from 12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m. on KERA FM. Podcasts and streamed video are available online at www.kera.org/think. Monday, 6/20 Noon:  What impact do honeybees and beekeepers have on agriculture in America? We’ll talk this hour with journalist Hannah Nordhaus who examines the industry through […]

  • KERA Think Rundown – Week of 6/06/11

    Program Alert: June 3, 2011 Think airs Monday to Thursday from 12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m. on KERA FM. Podcasts and streamed video are available online at www.kera.org/think. Monday, 6/06 Noon:  In spite of almost continuous bad news, is life actually improving for people around the world? We’ll explore global advances in healthcare, education and […]

  • Mark Abuzzahab Joins KXT 91.7 as Program Director

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  June 2, 2011 Dallas/Fort Worth – KXT 91.7 is pleased to announce that Mark Abuzzahab (pronounced Abu-za-hab) will join the station as KXT Program Director beginning June 22, 2011. Mary Anne Alhadeff, president and CEO of North Texas Public Broadcasting, the parent organization of KXT 91.7, said, “Mark’s impressive career accomplishments and […]

  • KERA Think Rundown – Week of 5/30/11

    Program Alert: May 27, 2011 Think airs Monday to Thursday from 12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m. on KERA FM. Podcasts and streamed video are available online at www.kera.org/think. Monday, 5/30 Noon:  From the Archive: Sebastian Junger’s 2010 book, “War” (Twelve Books, 2010) and co-produced and directed documentary “RESTREPO” took on new meaning last month when […]

  • DON CARTY OF VIRGIN AMERICA FEATURED ON “CEO”

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  May 20, 2011 DALLAS/FORT WORTH – Don Carty, Chairman of the Board of Directors for Virgin America, has guided companies through turbulent times. This month on CEO, host Lee Cullum speaks with the veteran airline executive about his plans to pilot the airline to new heights despite soaring fuel prices. “This is […]

  • KERA Think Rundown – Week of 5/23/11

    Program Alert: May 20, 2011 Think airs Monday to Thursday from 12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m. on KERA-FM. Podcasts and streamed video are available online at www.kera.org/think. Monday, 5/23 Noon:  How do the selfish and animalistic aspects of our human nature contribute to some of our greatest accomplishments? We’ll talk this hour with Arizona State […]

  • KERA Think Rundown – Week of 5/09/11

    Program Alert: May 6, 2011 Think airs Monday to Thursday from 12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m. on KERA-FM. Podcasts are available online at www.kera.org/think. Monday, 5/09 Noon:  Who are today’s real adventure heroes? We’ll talk this hour with Mark Jenkins whose current National Geographic cover story “Yosemite’s Superclimbers” profiles a few athletes who are pushing […]