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Today Marfa Public Radio celebrates #GivingTuesday

Today is Giving Tuesday. Here at Marfa Public Radio we’re really happy to be taking part in this day when individuals from around the world come together to give back to their community. We know it’s important to feel connected … Continue reading

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Marfa Public Radio Hires Reporter for the Permian Basin

Marfa Public Radio is happy to announce the hire of its new Permian Basin reporter, Mitch Borden, who comes to Texas from Alaska Public Radio. Mitch is Marfa Public Radio’s first reporter position dedicated to the Permian Basin. Based in … Continue reading

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Fall Membership Drive Premiums

Thanks again to the many members, volunteers, supporters, visitors, local businesses, and friends from near and far who made Marfa Public Radio’s fall membership drive such a success. We’ve received some questions about the mail out of premiums. We wanted … Continue reading

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Marfa Public Radio Is Hiring A Full-Time Reporter In The Permian Basin

Marfa Public Radio is hiring a full-time reporter for a 12 month fellowship in the Permian Basin. The Permian Basin is a dynamic, growing and complex area relevant to regional and national news. The reporter will be an essential member of our … Continue reading

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Job Alert: Part-Time Corporate Support Account Manager for Midland/Odessa

PT Corporate Support Account Manager – Midland/Odessa Summary of Function: Marfa Public Radio believes in the capacity of public media to shape and animate who we are, where we live, and how we relate. Public media from West Texas serves … Continue reading

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What are your questions on immigration in West Texas?

In the wake of the Trump Administration’s “zero tolerance” policy, the first temporary shelter for migrant children opened in Tornillo, Texas last week. Reporters at the station have been following this story on the ground to provide the most up … Continue reading

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Students from the Art School of Nantes perform one-time-only concert in Marfa

Marfa is once again visited by students of the Art School of Nantes in France. This year, five students; Eva Dauga, Meg Boury, Paul Garcin, Louise Masson, and Opale Mirman, have formed Tape8, a band created to perform once, and … Continue reading

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Record Growth in Odessa Schools Could Be Here To Stay

When the last oil boom in the Permian Basin screeched to a halt in 2014, something unexpected happened — families stuck around. Now, with production ramping up again, all corners of the community are feeling the effects of population growth. … Continue reading

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Marfa Public Radio Hiring New Office Manager

Position Overview: The Office Manager is the essential position at our station for ensuring the continuous, effective operation of our office. It is a detail-oriented position that requires anticipating the needs of our station to function at its best. Because our … Continue reading

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Meth traveling to the Permian Basin “spills” along the way

A drug sweep in the tri-county area last month lead to more than 30 arrests for distribution of drugs, specifically methamphetamine.

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