• CPB Awards Grant for Creation of Texas Station Collaborative

    Four local public media stations will partner to enhance statewide news coverage Washington, DC (August 6, 2015) — The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) today announced it has awarded the Texas Station Collaborative (TSC) a two-year grant totaling $750,000. Led by KERA (Dallas-Fort Worth), the statewide collaboration includes KUT (Austin), Texas Public Radio (San Antonio) […]

  • The Texas Debates: The Race for Governor

    DALLAS/FORT WORTH – KERA, the North Texas public television and radio stations, will host Attorney General Greg Abbott and State Senator Wendy Davis in The Texas Debates: The Race for Governor. The live, one-hour debate is a co-production with NBC 5/KXAS-TV and Telemundo39/KXTX-TV, The Dallas Morning News and Texas Association of Broadcasters (TAB). Sponsored by […]

  • What’s Behind the North Texas Quakes? A KERA/StateImpact Texas Discussion

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 29, 2014 North Texas has the largest onshore natural gas field in the state, and some experts believe it may be the largest in the country. So when a swarm of earthquakes hit the cities of Azle and Reno six months ago, local residents started asking questions.  Scientists have linked the […]

  • THE TEXAS DEBATES: RACE FOR LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR

    DALLAS/FORT WORTH – The four candidates in the Republican Primary for Texas Lieutenant Governor will square off in The Texas Debates: Race for Lieutenant Governor on Monday, January 27, 2014, at 8:00 p.m. CT. The one-hour live debate between Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst, State Senator Dan Patrick, Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson and Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples […]

  • “TEACHING THE FUTURE” PREMIERES ON KERA TV

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 8, 2014 DALLAS/FORT WORTH – How are North Texas teachers challenging and inspiring students to succeed? Innovation. KERA, the North Texas public broadcasting station, premieres Teaching the Future: A KERA American Graduate Special on Thursday, January 16 at 7 p.m. on KERA TV. For a teacher, education is so much more than […]

  • Doualy Xaykaothao Joins KERA News as Senior Reporter

    Former foreign correspondent for NPR lands in North Texas FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 18, 2013 Dallas/Fort Worth – KERA, the public broadcasting station of North Texas, is pleased to announce that Doualy Xaykaothao (pronounced “Dwah-hlee Sigh-kow-tao”) has joined the KERA News team as a full-time Senior Reporter. Mary Anne Alhadeff, president and CEO of North Texas […]

  • KERA FM Announces Additions to Weekend Radio Schedule

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 6, 2013 DALLAS/FORT WORTH — KERA FM, the North Texas public radio station, is excited to announce updates to its weekend lineup of radio programs. Beginning Saturday, September 7 on KERA FM, “The Moth Radio Hour” – a weekly platform for storytellers to share funny, insightful and sometimes heartbreaking tales without scripts, […]

  • “STUDENTS SPEAK OUT” PREMIERES ON KERA TV

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 5, 2013 DALLAS/FORT WORTH – What does it take to finish high school when the odds are against you? Just ask six North Texas students. KERA, the North Texas public broadcasting station, premieres Students Speak Out: An American Graduate Special on Wednesday, August 28 at 7:00 p.m. on KERA TV. Krys […]

  • KERA “Think” Rundown – Week of 4/15/13

    Think airs Monday to Thursday from 12:00 noon to 2:00 p.m. on KERA 90.1 FM. Encore airings of Think can be heard Monday to Thursday nights on KERA FM beginning at 9:00 p.m. Podcasts and streamed video are available online at www.kera.org/think. Monday, 4/15 Hour 1:  Are you wondering where your hard-earned tax dollars are actually going this year? […]

  • KERA’s “CEO” FEATURES BRUCE SAMMIS OF LOCKTON DUNNING BENEFITS

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 21, 2013 DALLAS/FORT WORTH – On the March episode of KERA’s CEO, host Lee Cullum talks with Bruce Sammis, CEO of Lockton Dunning Benefits, about sweeping changes facing employers brought on by health care reform. “The math would suggest that the companies who get out of health care would put a […]

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