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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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KERA’S “CEO” FEATURES EMILY SUMMERS OF EMILY SUMMERS DESIGN ASSOCIATES

This December on KERA’s CEO with Lee Cullum DALLAS/FORT WORTH – On the December episode of CEO, host Lee Cullum talks with Emily Summers, president & CEO of Emily Summers Design Associates, who shares her approach to award-winning interior design. “I think people can enjoy things more if there are not too many of them, so each piece […]

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The Texas Debates: The Race for Governor

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 live, one-hour debate is a co-production with NBC 5/KXAS-TV and Telemundo39/KXTX-TV, The Dallas Morning News and Texas Association of Broadcasters (TAB). Sponsored by […]

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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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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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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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“TEACHING THE FUTURE” PREMIERES ON KERA TV

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 8, 2014 DALLAS/FORT WORTH – How are North Texas teachers challenging and inspiring students to succeed? Innovation. KERA, the North Texas public broadcasting station, premieres Teaching the Future: A KERA American Graduate Special on Thursday, January 16 at 7 p.m. on KERA TV. For a teacher, education is so much more than […]

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Doualy Xaykaothao Joins KERA News as Senior Reporter

Former foreign correspondent for NPR lands in North Texas FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 18, 2013 Dallas/Fort Worth – KERA, the public broadcasting station of North Texas, is pleased to announce that Doualy Xaykaothao (pronounced “Dwah-hlee Sigh-kow-tao”) has joined the KERA News team as a full-time Senior Reporter. Mary Anne Alhadeff, president and CEO of North Texas […]

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KERA News Announces Coverage of JFK Assassination Anniversary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 18, 2013 DALLAS/FORT WORTH — KERA News presents The 50th: Remembering John F. Kennedy, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President Kennedy, beginning Friday, November 22 at 11 a.m. on KERA FM. This special broadcast will include two hours of live anchored coverage of the memorial event at Dealey Plaza […]

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