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    Think Expands Across Texas

    This January, KERA’s award-winning radio program Think will more than double its broadcast reach by expanding to Texas’ largest metropolitan areas, including Houston, Austin and San Antonio. Hosted by acclaimed journalist Krys Boyd, Think sparks the most interesting conversations in Texas through intimate, thought-provoking interviews with leaders from an array of subjects. The program has […]

  • 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 […]

  • KERA FM Announces Additions To Radio Lineup

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 30, 2014  DALLAS/FORT WORTH – A new collection of insightful and exciting programs premieres this August on KERA 90.1 FM, the public broadcasting station of North Texas. Starting at 9pm Sunday Aug. 3, Wits joins KERA’s popular weekend lineup. The live weekly program brings world-class comedians, actors and musicians to the […]

  • 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 […]


    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 29, 2014 DALLAS/FORT WORTH – On the June episode of KERA’s CEO, host Lee Cullum talks with Catherine Monson, CEO of FASTSIGNS International, Inc., about how she is positioning the company for expansion well beyond its 550 worldwide locations. Monson details the difficulties she faced taking over the helm during the […]


    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 31, 2014 DALLAS/FORT WORTH – On the February episode of KERA’s CEO, host Lee Cullum talks with Ken Hersh, CEO of NGP Energy Capital Management, who details the company’s oil and gas ventures and shares his strategy of keeping a steady pace in the boom and bust industry. “I don’t like […]


    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 […]

  • 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 […]


    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 28, 2013 DALLAS/FORT WORTH – On the November episode of KERA’s CEO, host Lee Cullum talks with Brian Schultz, owner and CEO of Studio Movie Grill. Schultz tells how persistence with movie distributors paid off in getting first-run films at the dine-in movie theater. “I did everything I could. I used […]