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    KERA’s “CEO” FEATURES UT ARLINGTON PRESIDENT SPANIOLO

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 18, 2011 DALLAS/FORT WORTH – James D. Spaniolo, the seventh president of The University of Texas at Arlington, speaks with KERA host Lee Cullum on this month’s episode of CEO. As the university’s enrollment soars and state funding shrinks, the institution is forced to look for alternative sources of revenue. “With […]

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    J. DARREN RODGERS OF BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD FEATURED ON “CEO”

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  July 22, 2011 DALLAS/FORT WORTH – J. Darren Rodgers, President of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas, speaks with KERA host, Lee Cullum, on this month’s episode of CEO. As the national battle over health care reform continues to escalate, questions remain on who will pay and at what price. “We’re […]

  • KERA RECEIVES 50th ANNIVERSARY TRIBUTE IN U.S. CONGRESSIONAL RECORD

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 14, 2011                                                                 Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson Congratulates KERA on Historic Milestone DALLAS/FORT WORTH – On Monday, July 11, 2011, KERA, the public broadcasting station in North Texas, received a U.S. Congressional Record tribute by Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson, U.S. Representative of the 30th Congressional District of Texas. Congresswoman Johnson’s tribute recognized […]

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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 […]

  • 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 Airs Programs About Freedom Riders

    For Immediate Release:  May 5, 2011 DALLAS/FORT WORTH – On Monday, May 16, 2011, KERA will air Freedom Riders, detailing the historic 1961 civil rights journey through the Deep South, and The Good Fight, chronicling the life of James Farmer, Freedom Ride organizer and Marshall, Texas, native. Freedom Riders is the powerful, harrowing and ultimately […]

  • The Museum of the American Railroad and KERA Celebrate National Train Day

    For IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  April 28, 2010 Dallas/Fort Worth – The Museum of the American Railroad and North Texas’ public broadcasting station, KERA, partner on a free children’s event in celebration of National Train Day on Saturday, May 7, 2011. The free event will last between the hours of 11:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m and will […]

  • KATHLEEN GIBSON OF CITIBANK FEATURED ON “CEO”

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 21, 2011 DALLAS/FORT WORTH – Kathleen Gibson, Central Division President for Citibank Commercial Banking, talks with KERA host, Lee Cullum, for this month’s episode of CEO. From bailout to profits, Gibson gives a glimpse into Citibanks’ remarkable financial resurrection. Also discussed are the new regulations and challenges in the banking industry. […]

  • Live Coverage of The Royal Wedding on KERA TV

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 19, 2011 LIVE COVERAGE OF THE ROYAL WEDDING ON KERA Prince William and Kate Middleton’s Nuptials Broadcast KERA TV will air coverage of the Royal Wedding between Prince William of Wales and Catherine Middleton from 2:00 a.m. CST to 7:30 a.m. CST  in the early morning hours of  Friday, April 29, […]