Tag Archives: Public Radio

We’re Hiring! Morning Edition Host & Reporter Position Now Open

TITLE: Morning Edition Host & Reporter REPORTS TO: General Manager Marfa Public Radio believes in the capacity of public media to shape and animate who we are, where we live, and how we relate. Our aim is to use the … Continue reading

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Parting Words from our Morning Edition Host

Morning Edition Host and Reporter Travis Bubenik is leaving West Texas in January for a reporting position at Houston Public Media, where he’ll cover energy and environment issues in Texas. We asked him to share a few thoughts on his … Continue reading

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Nuanced Reporting Matters in a Complex World: Keep it Thriving in West Texas!

It’s that time of year again. Time for you to invest in high-quality, nuanced, detailed, independent journalism in West Texas. Marfa Public Radio’s biggest source of funding comes directly from individual listener contributions. It’s that simple – we exit because you … Continue reading

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Marfa Public Radio Names Maine Producer Elise Pepple as General Manager

Elise Pepple, a producer of community outreach programming for public radio and podcasts will become the general manager of Marfa Public Radio (KRTS) and West Texas Public Radio (KXWT) this fall. She has produced for the nationally recognized Story Corps … Continue reading

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Public Radio Collaborative In Texas Gets Its First Leader

Press Release from NPR Member Station KERA in North Texas The Texas Station Collaborative — a combined effort of the four largest public radio stations in Texas — has hired its first leader. Rachel Osier Lindley, news director of WBHM in Birmingham, … Continue reading

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Marfa Public Radio Founder Accepts New GM Role in Idaho

Marfa Public Radio General Manager Tom Michael is leaving West Texas, more than a decade after founding the station in 2005. Michael has accepted a position as General Manager of Boise State Public Radio in Idaho. Since starting the region’s only source … Continue reading

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Last Thoughts on the WCAI-KRTS “Radio Hometown” Host Exchange

For the last few weeks, Marfa Public Radio and WCAI in Woods Hole, Massachusetts held a first-of-its-kind host exchange experiment called Radio Hometown: Two Stations, Two Hosts, One Community of Listeners. With the exchange wrapped up, our guest host Steve Junker talked with KRTS host Travis … Continue reading

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First Week of a Desert-To-Coast Host Exchange Experiment

Marfa Public Radio and WCAI in Woods Hole, Massachusetts have embarked on a first-of-its-kind host exchange experiment called Radio Hometown: Two Stations, Two Hosts, One Community of Listeners. We’ve sent our morning host Travis Bubenik to Cape Cod in exchange for WCAI’s … Continue reading

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Fall Membership Drive Underway! October 22 – 30!

Our annual Fall Membership Drive is underway and runs through Friday, October 30 – get your contribution in now and keep independent, non-profit radio alive and well in Far West Texas! A lot of exciting things have happened over the … Continue reading

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Come See Our “New Home On the Range” and Kick Off the Fall Membership Drive!

The Fall Membership Drive is right around the corner – Thursday, October 22 – Friday, October 30 – and to celebrate, we’re inviting you to check out our “New Home on the Range” – our new studios in Marfa! Join … Continue reading

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