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.
 

Ways To Connect

Join Texas Public Radio and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension on Saturday, September 14, for the Backyard Basics Expo.  

Adult education sessions include beekeeping, rainwater harvesting, urban gardening, and outdoor grilling. The expo will feature displays by businesses and organizations dedicated to promoting healthy lifestyles and self-sufficiency. Lunch will be available for purchase.

Backyard Basics Expo

Saturday, September 14, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. 

TPR

TPR invites pet members and other members with pets to join us from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Saturday, August 10 at Los Patios to celebrate our pet friends.

Nathan Cone / TPR

On Friday, June 21, Texas Public Radio's Hill Country listeners came out to enjoy an evening of classical music and community at Schreiner University's Dietert Auditorium in Kerrville.

A contingent of San Antonio classical music fans also made the drive to enjoy the programming and some stayed to make it a weekend trip.

Douglas Lee / Douglas Lee Photography

On Friday, June 13, Texas Public Radio hosted the annual gathering of McClain Circle members. Nearly 600 members of the McClain Circle attended a reception at the JW Marriott Hill Country, in spite of the fact that the scheduled special guest, Coach Gregg Popovich, was understandably unable to attend. Coach Popovich nevertheless provided some pre-recorded words for the assembled crowd, including how his coaching style may have even been influenced by NPR:

 

Jenna-Beth Lyde / Parish Photography

On Thursday, June 6, Texas Public Radio hosted a reception for business and nonprofit supporters at the home of Board Member James Lifshutz, a longtime supporter and friend of TPR.

Guests were greeted by the TPR underwriting and traffic staff, lovely music by harpist Nelda Etheridge and the resident peacock.

Refreshments were provided by Mike Bomberg's Spice of Life catering and Vinously Speaking.

Architects from Ford, Powell & Carson gave a brief presentation about architect O'Neil Ford, the house, and Ford's other architectural contributions.

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