Carin Lamontagne

Public Relations Associate

Carin Lamontagne joined the Texas Public Radio team in October 2012. She graduated from Southwest Texas State University (now Texas State University) in 1996 with a B.A. in history, and she also studied anthropology and vocal music performance.

Carin’s professional background includes project management and writing and editing fiction, non-fiction, marketing collateral and educational materials. After several years with a publisher dedicated to the special-education community, Carin brought her writing skills to Texas Public Radio.

When she is not working, Carin loves to spend time with her husband and young son, frequently reading Goodnight Moon or building and demolishing Lego cities. She also enjoys spending time with friends, playing board and card games and reading anything that isn’t Goodnight Moon.
 

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Volunteer
11:57 am
Tue May 21, 2013

Volunteer Profile: Denise and Jim Schneider

Denise and Jim Schneider

Denise and Jim Schneider volunteer their time during pledge drives. Jim takes calls from new and renewing members, and Denise helps with data entry.

Without volunteers like the Schneiders, pledge drive would be a much more daunting task. The Schneiders, and others like them, make it fun and efficient.

Here's what the Schneiders had to say when asked about their TPR volunteer experiences:

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Cinema Tuesdays
11:10 am
Thu May 16, 2013

Cinema Tuesdays Kicks Off With “Lawrence of Arabia” And “The Birds”

Omar Sharif and Peter O'Toole.
© 1962, renewed 1990 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Texas Public Radio’s 13th annual Cinema Tuesdays series is fast approaching. All summer long, movie lovers can enjoy the very best in classic films curated by Nathan Cone, TPR’s movie expert.

Screenings take place Tuesday evenings at the Santikos Bijou, located at 4225 Fredericksburg Road, San Antonio, TX 78201.

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Awards
9:35 am
Thu May 16, 2013

Texas Public Radio's Ryan Loyd Wins Journalism Awards

Texas Public Radio News reporter Ryan Loyd received a Michael E. DeBakey Journalism Award for his feature on story, Military Dogs Showing Signs of PTSD From Combat Deployments, which ran locally and on NPR's "All Things Considered."

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Ronald Reagan High School Choir
4:23 pm
Wed April 10, 2013

Reagan High School Student "Dazzles" KPAC with a Special Request

Reagan High School Choir
StoneOakInfo.com

Recently, an enterprising high school student reached out to TPR and KPAC staff with an unusual request that caught the attention of KPAC Program Director John Clare.

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Hill Country
9:40 am
Mon April 1, 2013

KTXI 90.1 FM Back On Air

UPDATE 3:45 p.m.:

KTXI is back on the air at this time. We are grateful for your patience during the outage and we apologize for any inconvenience it may have caused.

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KTXI 90.1 FM lost its audio feed on Saturday morning and remains off the air at this time.

The power supply in the far end of the Studio Transmitter Link (STL) system failed, which is the link that has carried program audio over a T1 telephone circuit for the last 15 years.  

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Silver Solutions
3:22 pm
Thu March 28, 2013

TPR Presents Third Annual Silver Solutions

Texas Public Radio presents Silver Solutions, a free community event for seniors and their caregivers on Saturday, April 13 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the UT Medicine Medical Arts and Research Center (MARC) located at 8300 Floyd Curl.

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Public Radio Music Month
9:37 am
Mon March 25, 2013

KPAC 88.3 FM Celebrates Public Radio Music Month With Guest DJs, More

National Initiative Honors Connection Between Public Radio & Artists

Texas Public Radio will participate with hundreds of public radio stations in the second annual Public Radio Music Month, a month‐long initiative in April 2013 that celebrates public radio stations’ invaluable role in America’s music culture.

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The Source
9:12 am
Mon March 25, 2013

'The Source' Opens Phone Lines And Air Waves To San Antonio

Live Call-in Talk Show to Air Monday Through Thursday at 3 p.m.

Beginning April 1, KSTX 89.1 FM, San Antonio’s NPR affiliate, will for the first time launch a live, listener call-in talk show. "The Source," Texas Public Radio’s award-winning program that captures the pulse of San Antonio, has been a part of the weekly KSTX lineup since January 2010.

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Carnegie Hall Live
11:38 am
Tue March 19, 2013

Changes To The Remaining 'Carnegie Hall Live' Broadcasts

Flickr user Marjorie Lipan cc

With the San Francisco Symphony on strike, the Berlin Philharmonic will be substituted for this week's performance of "Carnegie Hall Live."  

The remaining three "Carnegie Hall Live" recorded broadcasts will be aired on Saturday nights at 7 p.m. on KPAC and KTXI. 

Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 7 p.m. -- Berlin Philharmonic 

Saturday, April 6, 2013 at 7 p.m. -- Elias String Quartet

Saturday, April 20, 2013 at 7 p.m. -- Staatskapelle Dresden

Artist T-shirt Contest
1:47 pm
Wed March 13, 2013

TPR Announces the Winner of the Artist-Designed T-Shirt Contest

Design by Z Wright Selected from Hundreds of Submissions

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