TPR Events & Initiatives

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After six years of leading the organization, Texas Public Radio's President and General Manager Dan Skinner issued his resignation to the TPR Board of Directors effective November 9, 2012.

During his tenure, Skinner was instrumental in leading TPR’s strategic direction.  Under his stewardship, TPR saw dramatic growth in audience and services, particularly the expansion of local news coverage and the development of an award-winning newsroom.

New Interface Improves User Interaction with Local and National News, Arts and Classical Music Coverage

Texas Public Radio (TPR) proudly announces the launch of our improved website. Visitors to the updated will notice several significant enhancements.

Mariah Kilbourne, Ms. Wheelchair America 2013
Ms. Wheelchair America

We reached out to attendees at AccessAbility Fest 2012 to get their take on what the event means to them. Mariah Kilbourne, who is this years Ms. Wheelchair America, sent us this note:

HearSA Audio Library Showcases Presentations and Events Recorded in the San Antonio Area

Texas Public Radio celebrates a milestone this month. On November 7, 1982, KPAC signed on for the first time, broadcasting classical music 24 hours a day to San Antonio. Thanks to the vision and determination of Wilford Stapp, J.C. Stromberger, B.J. McClain and countless other heroes of classical music, the groundwork was laid for Texas Public Radio as it exists today, broadcasting NPR News and classical music programming to San Antonio and the Texas Hill Country.