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The Texas Debates: The Race for Governor

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – KERA, the North Texas public television and radio stations, will host Attorney General Greg Abbott and State Senator Wendy Davis in The Texas Debates: The Race for Governor. The one-hour live debate is a co-production with NBC 5/KXAS-TV and Telemundo 39/KXTX-TV, and The Dallas Morning News. It will be broadcast on Tuesday, […]

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KERA’S “CEO” FEATURES JIM LAKE JR. OF JIM LAKE COMPANIES

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 2, 2014 DALLAS/FORT WORTH – On the September episode of CEO, host Lee Cullum talks with commercial real estate developer Jim Lake Jr., CEO of Jim Lake Companies, who details plans for projects south of the Trinity River. Learn how Jim Lake Companies is building on their success in Bishop Arts and the Design […]

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Frame of Mind Brings Independent Films to KERA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 27, 2014 DALLAS/FORT WORTH — A stellar collection of homegrown documentaries, feature films and video shorts premieres this September on KERA, the public broadcasting station for North Texas. On Thursday, September 4 at 10 p.m., KERA TV will premiere the first full season of Frame of Mind, a series of Texas-made independent […]

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Get Two Summer Cut Tickets For The Price Of One

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 31, 2014   DALLAS/FORT WORTH — KXT 91.7 FM, in partnership with Live Nation, announces a two-for-one ticket offer for KERA and KXT members for Summer Cut: The Happy Funtime Fest. Current members who purchase a ticket to the Aug. 15 concert at Gexa Energy Pavilion between Friday, Aug. 1 at 10 […]

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KERA FM Announces Additions To Radio Lineup

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 30, 2014  DALLAS/FORT WORTH – A new collection of insightful and exciting programs premieres this August on KERA 90.1 FM, the public broadcasting station of North Texas. Starting at 9pm Sunday Aug. 3, Wits joins KERA’s popular weekend lineup. The live weekly program brings world-class comedians, actors and musicians to the […]

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Death Cab For Cutie Headlines KXT 91.7 FM’s Summer Cut: The Happy Funtime Fest

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 2, 2014 DALLAS/FORT WORTH — KXT 91.7 FM, in partnership with Live Nation, announces indie-rockers Death Cab for Cutie will headline KXT’s Summer Cut: The Happy Funtime Fest on Friday, August 15, 2014, at Gexa Energy Pavilion. KXT’s third-annual fest also features eclectic folk artist Iron & Wine, The Hold Steady and up-and-coming […]

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What’s Behind the North Texas Quakes? A KERA/StateImpact Texas Discussion

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 29, 2014 North Texas has the largest onshore natural gas field in the state, and some experts believe it may be the largest in the country. So when a swarm of earthquakes hit the cities of Azle and Reno six months ago, local residents started asking questions.  Scientists have linked the […]

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KERA’S “CEO” FEATURES CATHERINE MONSON OF FASTSIGNS®

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 29, 2014 DALLAS/FORT WORTH – On the June episode of KERA’s CEO, host Lee Cullum talks with Catherine Monson, CEO of FASTSIGNS International, Inc., about how she is positioning the company for expansion well beyond its 550 worldwide locations. Monson details the difficulties she faced taking over the helm during the […]

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COMMUNITIES FOUNDATION OF TEXAS & KERA PRESENT ‘ONE CRISIS AWAY’

On February 27 at 7pm KERA’s Krys Boyd Moderates Free Public Forum on Asset Poverty in North Texas at Dallas City Performance Hall DALLAS/FORT WORTH – Imagine being so close to the financial edge that a single life event could push you and your family over. According to a study by the Corporation for Enterprise Development, 29 […]

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KERA’S “CEO” FEATURES KEN HERSH OF NGP ENERGY CAPITAL MANAGEMENT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 31, 2014 DALLAS/FORT WORTH – On the February episode of KERA’s CEO, host Lee Cullum talks with Ken Hersh, CEO of NGP Energy Capital Management, who details the company’s oil and gas ventures and shares his strategy of keeping a steady pace in the boom and bust industry. “I don’t like […]

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