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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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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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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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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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A PRAIRIE HOME COMPANION BROADCASTS LIVE FROM DALLAS ON NOVEMBER 16

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 16, 2013 Media Contact:    David O’Neill, Prairie Home Productions Phone: 651-999-1095 Email: davido@prairiehome.us A PRAIRIE HOME COMPANION BROADCASTS LIVE FROM DALLAS ON NOVEMBER 16  WITH SPECIAL GUESTS AOIFE O’DONOVAN AND – AUSTIN’S OWN – THE CARPER FAMILY (SAINT PAUL, Minn.) – On November 16th, Garrison Keillor, along with the rest of the cast and crew […]

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“KERA Newsroom” Premieres October 7 on KERA FM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 1, 2013 DALLAS/FORT WORTH — Beginning October 7, KERA News is expanding its local news coverage with the addition of KERA Newsroom, a 10-minute local news segment airing weekdays at 8:20 a.m. and 6:20 p.m. on KERA FM during national news programs. Anchored by local Morning Edition host Sam Baker in […]

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