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We’re Hiring! Morning Edition Host & Reporter Position Now Open

TITLE: Morning Edition Host & Reporter REPORTS TO: General Manager Marfa Public Radio believes in the capacity of public media to shape and animate who we are, where we live, and how we relate. Our aim is to use the … Continue reading

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Parting Words from our Morning Edition Host

Morning Edition Host and Reporter Travis Bubenik is leaving West Texas in January for a reporting position at Houston Public Media, where he’ll cover energy and environment issues in Texas. We asked him to share a few thoughts on his … Continue reading

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Nuanced Reporting Matters in a Complex World: Keep it Thriving in West Texas!

It’s that time of year again. Time for you to invest in high-quality, nuanced, detailed, independent journalism in West Texas. West Texas Public Radio’s biggest source of funding comes directly from individual listener contributions. It’s that simple – we exit because you … Continue reading

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The Votes Are In – Here’s What You Want To Know Before The 2016 Election

We asked for your questions about this year’s election, and you delivered! Over the past few months, Marfa Public Radio and other public radio stations across Texas have compiled queries about this year’s election from voters all over the state. … Continue reading

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Vote For Your Favorite Elections Question For Our “Texas Decides” Project

Over the past few weeks, we’ve been compiling questions about this year’s election sent to us by voters across Texas. It’s part of a project we’re calling “Texas Decides.” Now, it’s time for you to help us decide which questions we answer! Vote for the … Continue reading

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Got Questions About The 2016 Election? We Want To Answer Them

In Texas, there’s far more at stake in the 2016 election season than who takes the White House. The state is battling with federal courts over the voter ID law. Demographic change is accelerating. In one West Texas congressional district, … Continue reading

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Lorne Matalon, Texas Fronteras Desk Correspondent, Chosen as 2016-2017 UT Energy Journalism Fellow

Lorne Matalon, the Fronteras Desk correspondent for Texas based at Marfa Public Radio and West Texas Public Radio, has been selected as the next Energy Journalism Fellow at the University of Texas at Austin for 2016-2017. Matalon was awarded the fellowship opportunity … Continue reading

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Marfa Public Radio Network Founder Accepts New GM Role in Idaho

West Texas Public Radio’s General Manager and Founder of the Marfa Public Radio Network is leaving West Texas, more than a decade after founding the station in 2005. Tom Michael has accepted a position as General Manager of Boise State Public … Continue reading

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Holiday Programming on West Texas Public Radio

We hope you’ve been enjoying the holiday specials on West Texas Public Radio, from our original music shows “Rock-A-Billy” to “Classical Midday.” Here’s an overview of Christmas programs.

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Love Public Radio? Then share the love – on-air!

Our Fall Membership Drive is right around the corner – Wednesday, September 16 – Wednesday, September 23 – and we’re asking for you to share your love of public radio with the rest of West Texas! All the news, classical music and … Continue reading

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