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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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West Texas Public Radio Names Maine Producer Elise Pepple as General Manager

Elise Pepple, a producer of community outreach programming for public radio and podcasts will become the general manager of Marfa Public Radio (KRTS) and West Texas Public Radio (KXWT) this fall. She has produced for the nationally recognized Story Corps … Continue reading

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Public Radio Collaborative In Texas Gets Its First Leader

Press Release from NPR Member Station KERA in North Texas The Texas Station Collaborative — a combined effort of the four largest public radio stations in Texas — has hired its first leader. Rachel Osier Lindley, news director of WBHM in Birmingham, … 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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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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91.3 FM Off-Air Temporarily for Station Move

Tuesday: KXWT is back on-air. Thanks for your patience. 91.3 FM is currently off the air for a station relocation, but don’t worry! It’s only temporary. We expect to have all of our regular programming back on the air sometime … Continue reading

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“Cyber Weekend” Kickoff to our Fall Membership Drive!

AND THE WINNER IS…. Congratulations to Dr. and Mrs. James Nickel of Odessa – the winners of our “Cyber Weekend” iPad giveaway contest!  The Nickel’s won our weekend drawing for a 16 GB iPad thanks to a simple, quick donation … Continue reading

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Day 7 Of Our Spring Membership Drive

The Spring Membership Drive here at West Texas Public Radio is going well and your support is helping us reach our $45,000 goal. Call in right now to donate at 432-580-9130 or simply click here to pledge your support! We have a wonderful gift basket … Continue reading

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