TPR Events & Initiatives

TPR Presents
1:57 pm
Tue January 15, 2013

TPR Presents: Brahms

Johannes Brahms

As part of the city-wide Brahms Festival in 2013, Texas Public Radio invites members to TPR Presents: Brahms at 7 p.m. on  Tuesday, January 29, at Tripoint, 3233 N. St. Mary’s, Suite 102.

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New Year, New You
4:06 pm
Fri January 4, 2013

New Year's Resolutions - Listeners & Staff Sound Off


Positivity, health, and organization are common resolutions year after year. But what are the reasons behind them? And what do people hope to accomplish with each resolution?

With the sharp increase of half-marathons, 5Ks, and fun runs, it has become easier for people to be philanthropic and fit.

In response to our informal Facebook poll, BigPapa Sharp repeated the words of Deena Kastor, an Olympic bronze medalist: "Sometimes the moments that challenge us the most, define us."

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12:02 pm
Mon December 24, 2012

Volunteer Profile: Katie Larson

TPR Volunteer Katie Larson
Credit Katie Larson

Katie Larson generously gives her time to TPR. From taking calls during pledge drive to checking people in at member events, Katie represents the best in Texas Public Radio volunteers. 

Katie agreed to answer some questions about her experiences as a volunteer.

What is your background?

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Holiday Specials
4:30 pm
Wed December 19, 2012

TPR Presents Three Locally-Produced Holiday Specials on Christmas Eve

Join Texas Public Radio on Christmas Eve for three local holiday performances:

  • At 2 p.m. KPAC-FM 88.3 presents the San Antonio Symphony’s Christmas Baroque performance.
  • "Glad Tidings!," the annual performance by Voci di Sorelle, airs at 8 p.m.
  • KSTX-FM 89.1 will air "It’s a Wonderful Life," a radio play by The Classic Theatre of San Antonio at 8 p.m.

San Antonio Symphony

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National Public Lands Day
2:58 pm
Tue November 20, 2012

National Public Lands Day: Olmos Basin Park

Volunteers check in and get some food before heading out to work.
Chris Eudaily Texas Public Radio

Texas Public Radio joined community partners in a National Public Lands Day event at Olmos Basin Park. Postponed from September due to rain, the event included creek and litter clean-up and mulching around newly-planted trees. Local Girl Scouts and the Friends of Olmos Basin Park made presentations to volunteers about the park's history and the importance of bats to the environment.

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New TPR Station in Snyder, TX
1:13 pm
Tue November 20, 2012

Coming Soon: Public Radio for The Big Country

Texas Public Radio to Launch News and Talk Station at 89.9 FM

Texas Public Radio (TPR) is excited to announce it will soon be able to provide public radio service to the Texas Big Country. Broadcasting from Snyder, the new non-profit FM station will reach Sweetwater, Colorado City, Big Spring, and surrounding areas which are presently out of range of other public radio providers. This is the first major expansion for Texas Public Radio’s services since the debut of KTXI 90.1 FM in the Texas Hill Country in 1998.

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TPR Events & Initiatives
3:05 pm
Mon November 19, 2012

Texas Public Radio Thanks Dan Skinner for Six Years of Service

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.

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Press Room: New Website
1:24 pm
Thu November 15, 2012

Texas Public Radio Launches Enhanced Website

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.

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AccessAbility Fest 2012
3:00 pm
Thu November 8, 2012

Ms. Wheelchair America 2013 Reflects On This Years' AccessAbility Fest

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:

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11:14 am
Wed November 7, 2012

Texas Public Radio Partners With Local Organizations to Create Online Archive of Local Events

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

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