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Texas Public Radio (TPR) is bringing its own brand of news, information and entertainment to Gonzales and its surrounding area. Having recently purchased KCTI -AM from Gonzales Communications, Inc., TPR will begin broadcasting on 1450 AM in November. TPR engineers are working now on a “technical tune-up” of the equipment to ensure everything is working properly. Once that is complete, the station will go on the air with its signature programming. The schedule will be comprised of news and...

SAN ANTONIO – Texas Public Radio’s sound fiscal management practices and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent charity evaluator. This is the 5th consecutive time that TPR has earned this top distinction . President and CEO of Charity Navigator, Michael Thatcher, said in announcing the rating, “Only 6% of the charities we evaluate have received at least 5 consecutive 4-star evaluations, indicating...

TPR among local public media stations partnering to enhance statewide news coverage Washington, DC (August 6, 2015) -- The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) today announced it has awarded the Texas Station Collaboration (TSC) a two-year grant totaling $750,000. The statewide collaboration includes Texas Public Radio (San Antonio), KERA (Dallas-Fort Worth), KUT (Austin), and Houston Public Media as partners. The collaboration will knit together reporting of the four major Texas public...

The Houston Press Club honored Texas Public Radio with six trophies for on-air and online work this month at their annual awards ceremony, held June 6 on the campus of Rice University in Houston. With competition from news organizations state-wide, the Lone Star Awards are given annually for excellence in print, television, radio and online journalism. First place awards went to David Martin Davies and Paul Flahive for Best Talk Show and Best Public Affairs programming for two episodes of ...

TPR Honored With Six 2014 Lone Star Awards

Jul 21, 2014
Renata Serafin

Stories about Medicaid in Texas, Pre-K 4 SA, a unique distance-learning program in SAISD, and the classic film "The Exorcist" were all awarded with 2014 Lone Star Awards by the Houston Press Club on Friday, July 18. The statewide contest honors the best in print, radio, television and Internet journalism. Texas Public Radio's David Martin Davies and Joey Palacios were both awarded first place trophies at the awards dinner, held at Brady's Landing in Houston. Ryan Loyd and Nathan Cone, who...

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