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Support Excellent Local Journalism

We are thrilled to announce that we’re able to launch Marfa Public Radio’s COVID-19 Challenge because of four generous donors. Through June 11, every dollar donated will have twice as much impact.

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Marfa Public Radio Wins 10 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards

By Marfa Public Radio Marfa Public Radio has won 10 Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards from the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) for excellence in electronic journalism. The station won for every category that was awarded in its region. … Continue reading

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KRTS Generator Installation Scheduled For Sunday, February 2, 2020

Marfa Public Radio is excited to announce that a generator will be installed at the KRTS tower site this Sunday. The generator will help to keep the station on the air in Marfa and Fort Davis in the event of … Continue reading

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WE’RE HIRING: Programming & Operations Manager

Update: this job posting has closed. 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 serves a critical role in our region. The … Continue reading

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Job Posting: Administrative Assistant

Front Desk Administrative Assistant Marfa Public Radio is seeking a full time front desk staff person. Marfa Public Radio is an award-winning, non-profit, listener-supported radio station serving far West Texas. Our mission is to be a public service and a … Continue reading

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Programming changes are beginning in March!

We’re excited to announce a second round of programming changes coming to the airwaves beginning March 5, 2018! Our station is always striving to provide engaging content that helps us stay connected and allows us to better understand our world. … Continue reading

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The “West Texas Talk” Listener Survey

Dear Listeners, Marfa Public Radio wants to know your thoughts on “West Texas Talk.” The station is in the process of evaluating the format of the show, the service it provides to listeners, and wants to better understand the topics … Continue reading

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Voices of Blackwell: Jessi Silva

Our latest series, “Voices of Blackwell,” is a partnership with the Blackwell School Alliance. The segregated institution was open from the late nineteenth century and closed in 1965 with the integration of schools in town. The final story we hear comes from Jessi Silva. … Continue reading

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We Are Public Radio!

For our Fall Membership Drive, we wanted to celebrate some of our renowned DJs who make our station great. Our station producers profiled seven of our beloved personalities — Roseland Klein, David Beebe, JP Schwartz, Primo Carrasco, David Branch, Michael Camacho, and … Continue reading

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Voices of Blackwell: Dawn Shannon

The “Voices of Blackwell” series is a partnership with the Blackwell School Alliance.  The segregated institution was open from the late nineteenth century and closed in 1965 with the integration of schools in town. The fourth story we hear is not … Continue reading

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