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KERA’S “CEO” FEATURES KEN BURNS OF FLORENTINE FILMS

This November on KERA’s CEO with Lee Cullum DALLAS/FORT WORTH – On the November episode of CEO, host Lee Cullum talks with filmmaker Ken Burns, who explains how Florentine Films was able to keep producing documentaries when government funding declined. “The normal three-legged stool of support that we’ve relied on for the last 30 years […]

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KERA’S “CEO” FEATURES SUNNY VANDERBECK OF SATORI CAPITAL

This October on KERA’s CEO with Lee Cullum DALLAS/FORT WORTH – On the October episode of CEO, Satori Capital Managing Partner Sunny Vanderbeck tells host Lee Cullum how the private equity firm helps companies steer clear of common roadblocks to growth and explains why they look to invest in companies with a conscience. “(Satori Capital […]

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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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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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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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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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THE TEXAS DEBATES: RACE FOR LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR

DALLAS/FORT WORTH – The four candidates in the Republican Primary for Texas Lieutenant Governor will square off in The Texas Debates: Race for Lieutenant Governor on Monday, January 27, 2014, at 8:00 p.m. CT. The one-hour live debate between Lieutenant Governor David Dewhurst, State Senator Dan Patrick, Land Commissioner Jerry Patterson and Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples […]

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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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KERA’S “CEO” FEATURES BRIAN SCHULTZ OF STUDIO MOVIE GRILL

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 28, 2013 DALLAS/FORT WORTH – On the November episode of KERA’s CEO, host Lee Cullum talks with Brian Schultz, owner and CEO of Studio Movie Grill. Schultz tells how persistence with movie distributors paid off in getting first-run films at the dine-in movie theater. “I did everything I could. I used […]

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