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“SCIENCE FRIDAY” ADDED TO KERA FM LINEUP

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 25, 2012

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – KERA 90.1 FM, the public radio affiliate for NPR in North Texas, is pleased to announce the addition of NPR’s Science Friday to the radio station’s Friday broadcasting lineup. The weekly call-in show will begin airing on KERA 90.1 FM on Friday, October 26 at 1:00 p.m. CDT. Science Friday offers an educated, balanced and in-depth discussion with scientists and others from all walks of life, giving listeners the chance to hear from the people whose work influences their daily lives. Each week, journalist and host Ira Flatow will be joined by listeners and studio guests to explore science-related topics – from subatomic particles and human genome to the Internet and earthquakes.

With Science Friday joining KERA FM’s Friday broadcast schedule, A Way with Words will now air on Saturdays at 1:00 p.m. CDT, beginning Saturday, October 27 on KERA 90.1 FM. A Way with Words now joins the KERA FM Saturday programming lineup, including other popular public radio shows Car Talk; Wait, Wait… Don’t Tell Me; and This American Life. The full program schedule for KERA FM can be accessed here.

ABOUT KERA

KERA is a not-for-profit public media organization that serves the people of North Texas. The station broadcasts to the fourth-largest population area in the United States. KERA produces original multimedia content, carries the best in national and international public television and radio programs, and provides online resources at www.kera.org. The station’s extensive coverage of the arts can be found at www.artandseek.org. KERA-TV broadcasts on Channel 13.1. KERA WORLD broadcasts on 13.2. KERA-FM broadcasts on 90.1 in Dallas/Fort Worth/Denton, 88.3 in Wichita Falls, 100.1 in Tyler and 99.3 in Sherman. KXT 91.7 FM, KERA’s new music station, KXT 91.7, is streamed online at www.kxt.org.

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CONTACT:

Christopher Wagley

Director, Marketing & Communications

KERA, KXT and Art&Seek

cwagley@kera.org

214-740-9377