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Who Do You Want To Remember This Día De Los Muertos? Let Us Know.

By Marfa Public Radio For día de los muertos, Marfa Public Radio is asking listeners to share memories and remembrances of loved ones that have died. On Nov. 1 we’re hoping to fill our airwaves with audio-altars — dedications and … Continue reading

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Welcome, KOJP Presidio!

Marfa Public Radio is now broadcasting in Presidio on KOJP-95.3 FM. The station’s 1,000-watt antenna is atop the Presidio water tower, known for its iconic abuela mural by artist El Mac. Our new frequency will serve the border with news … Continue reading

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With A Good Gimmick And Catchphrase, One Man Made A Name For Himself In The West Texas Boot Game

By Mitch Borden If you’re in West Texas and have turned on your TV over the last few decades you have probably seen this on your screen: Boots flying at a spry middle-aged man, who is catching them, all while … Continue reading

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Marfa Public Radio Wins Three National Edward R. Murrow Awards

By Marfa Public Radio Marfa Public Radio has won three National Edward R. Murrow awards from the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) for its reporting in 2018. This is the first time the station has received this number of … Continue reading

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Marfa Public Radio Wins Seven Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards

By Carlos Morales Marfa Public Radio has won seven regional Edward R. Murrow Awards from the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA) for excellence in electronic journalism. This is the most regional Murrow Award wins of any small market radio … Continue reading

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Presidio Donates $5,000 To Marfa Public Radio To Boost Signal To Border Community

By Robert Halpern, Big Bend Sentinel-Marfa The Presidio Municipal Development District (PMDD) has made a $5,000 donation to Marfa Public Radio (MPR) to boost its signal to the south Presidio County border community. “It really will be ‘from the border … Continue reading

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Marfa Public Radio To Boost Signal In Presidio With New Transmitter

The Presidio City Council has approved Marfa Public Radio’s request to build a transmitter atop the city’s water tower, bringing NPR programming and music to the border community.

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Report: Is Permian Tight Oil Growth Sustainable?

A new study suggests oil production in the Permian Basin could peak as early as 2021 due to geological constraints. This was the downside scenario gamed out by researchers with industry intelligence company Wood Mackenzie. “We’re going to drill really … Continue reading

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Marfa Public Radio Welcomes Carlos Morales!

Marfa Public Radio is excited to announce the arrival of our new Morning Edition Host and Reporter, Carlos Morales. Originally from El Paso, Carlos left West Texas to attend The University of Texas at Austin for both a Bachelors Degree … Continue reading

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Marfa Public Radio Wins 6 Awards from Public Radio News Directors Incorporated

Marfa Public Radio has won six awards from the public media group Public Media News Directors Incorporated (PRNDI). The station was awarded for its radio work on a variety of topics, ranging from arts and breaking news to sports. The … Continue reading

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