Press Room

The press releases and media advisories in the Press Room are official documents generated by Texas Public Radio and are intended to provide information about TPR’s programming, events and initiatives. If you have any questions regarding permitted distribution or use of these materials, please contact Carin Lamontagne, Public Relations Associate,  at carin@tpr.org

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Awards
4:17 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

TPR Honored With Six 2014 Lone Star Awards

Ryan Loyd (left) and Nathan Cone (right) in Houston.
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 attended the event in Houston, were also honored with second and third-place awards.

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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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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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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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Bag It! Film Screening
9:46 am
Mon March 11, 2013

TPR Presents: 'Bag It!' March 5

Texas Public Radio (TPR) is hosting a free community screening of the award-winning documentary film "Bag It!" on Tuesday, March 5 at 7:30 p.m. The screening will take place at the LOL Comedy Club, located in the Park North Entertainment Complex at Loop 410 and Blanco Road.

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Views & Brews
1:15 pm
Mon February 18, 2013

TPR Hosts Views & Brews: Microbreweries, February 28

Views and Brews: Microbreweries is a casual community forum that combines cold beer and frothy discussion as citizens learn more about where microbreweries can and cannot sell their products to the public. Attendees can enjoy free samples of microbrewery offerings from Blue Star Brewing Company and Freetail Brewing Company.

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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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