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.
The Jim Lehrer Roundtable honors Jim’s life-long achievements in the world of journalism and recognizes donors who generously give an annual gift of $10,000.
Please join The Jim Lehrer Roundtable or renew your support today! Contact Nancy Saustad, Vice President of Major Gifts, for more information regarding your membership, giving-level benefits and tour opportunities.
Giving Level and Benefits:
$10,000 – $24,999
- Minimum two exclusive events featuring national and local producers, personalities and reporters
- Two special mailings with gifts selected by Jim Lehrer and Mary Anne Alhadeff, KERA President and CEO
- Recognition online and in the KERA/KXT print newsletter
- Complimentary tickets to select KERA and KXT events
- Behind-the-scenes tour of KERA and KXT studios
- KERA Member Rewards Card — good for savings at performances, restaurants and other venues across North Texas. Complete Member Rewards listing at kera.org/rewards
- KERA Passport — extended, on-demand access to hundreds of hours of your favorite public television programs. Learn more and activate at kera.org/passport
- Personalized donor service
- Monthly Donor Tour
Normally slated for the second Wednesday of each month
at 9:30am and 3pm.
Click here to reserve a spot for your and a guest.
- Fall Happy Hour – Celebrating North Texas Giving Day!
Thursday, September 20, 2018
- State of the Arts Denton: Growing and Thriving
An arts mixer to spark conversation about the arts in Denton.
Learn about new spaces, connect with new faces and emerging trends.
Tuesday, October 09, 2018
Private Cocktail Reception: 5:30pm
Moderated Panel Discussion led by Art&Seek’s Jerome Weeks: 6:30pm
- Private Luncheon featuring Judy Woodruff,
Broadcast Journalist, Anchor and Managing Editor of the PBS NewsHour
and Krys Boyd, Host of KERA’s renowned Think radio program
Thursday, February 7, 2019
- Spring Happy Hour – Celebrating Art&Seek’s 10 Year Anniversary!
Wednesday, March 6, 2019
Please click here to make your donation to renew or join The Jim Lehrer Roundtable today! As always, thank you for all you do to support our mission.
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Communities Foundation of Texas*
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Dallas Women’s Foundation*
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The Horchow Family*
The Inge Foundation*
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Robert S. Kaplan
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Mr. and Mrs. Robert Kriscunas
Mr. and Mrs. Jim Lehrer
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Carol and John Levy*
Rev. Katherine Glaze Lyle
March Family Charitable Foundation
Gail and Gil Marmol
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Dinah and Scott Miller
Janet and John Mockovciak
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Harry S. Moss Foundation
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Vice President of Major Gifts
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