Win A Trip For Two To London, Tour The BBC

Mar 23, 2017
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How would you like to visit London and tour the BBC’s headquarters, to get an insider’s view of how the world’s largest broadcast news organization operates? Texas Public Radio and the BBC are giving you an opportunity to win this prize by completing our BBC NEWSHOUR QUIZ.

Here’s what you need to do: Listen to the BBC Newshour weekdays at 9 a.m. on Texas Public Radio the week of March 27.

Hear 'The Response: America's Story' On March 31

Mar 21, 2017

On Friday, March 31 at 12 noon, TPR will broadcast a special program featuring amazing stories of immigration sent in by smartphone, some of them from right here in Texas. It's "The Response: America's Story," hosted by veteran journalist Shaimaa Khalil.

Examples of what you'll hear:

BBC News

The BBC World Service is coming to San Antonio and Texas Public Radio soon, producing the third part of a new series called “The Response: America’s Story.”  They’re covering the first 100 days of the Trump presidency, and the San Antonio episode will be about immigration.  The host for “The Response: America’s Story” is the BBC’s Shaimaa Khalil, and she joined Morning Show Host Norma Martinez from her home in London. 

Razia Iqbal / BBC

With the New Year, Texas Public Radio will be bringing listeners a new lineup of programs. Among them, the BBC Newshour which will air every weekday at  9  a.m. beginning January 2.

“You can expect to hear a program that attempts to, within the confines of one hour on radio,  present the world to itself,” said Razia Iqbal, host of the Newshour.