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    KERA Think Rundown – Week of 7/25/11

    Monday, July 25 Hour 1:   How is the news business changing and how are traditional news organizations coping with these changes? We’ll talk this hour with David Folkenflik, NPR’s media correspondent and editor of “Page One: Inside The New York Times and the Future of Journalism” (PublicAffairs, 2011) – a companion guide to the new […]

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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 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 […]