Studio Society

Where Passion Meets Philanthropic Giving

Be a part of something bigger – a united group of educated, cultural, community-minded people who passionately understand and support the importance of Houston Public Media in our community and act together to make a difference…for everyone.

Houston Public Media provides informative, thought-provoking and entertaining content in the areas of Education, Arts & Culture and News and Information through a multi-media platform (TV 8 | PBS, News 88.7 | NPR, and Classical programming) – reaching more than 1.5 million Houstonians weekly.

Cash, publicly-traded stock, corporate matching gifts, gifts through donor advised funds, IRA distributions and community foundation accounts, as well as endowment gifts count toward your cumulative annual giving to the Houston Public Media Foundation. Studio Society recognition begins at $1,200 a year.

VISIONARY $25,000+
PRODUCER $12,500+
DIRECTOR $5,000+
ANCHOR $1,200+

Please join us and become a Studio Society Donor today.

Joining the Studio Society allows you to deepen your connection with the programs you love while connecting with others who share your passion.

If you have questions about the Studio Society, please contact Julie Anderson-Smith, Sr. Director of Philanthropy, at or (713) 743-6878.


Meet Our Donors

Meet Ann, she supports programs that speak to her soul and her intellect.

Meet Jackson, he loves history and tradition in shows like Masterpiece & Downton Abbey.

Meet Margaret, she describes how public media has made a difference in her community and in her home.

Meet John, he brought his passion into focus when he transitioned from longtime volunteer to full-time employee and Studio Society donor.

Meet Barrett, he likes to think global and give local by being active on the Houston Public Media Foundation Board.

Meet Lynn, she wants you to stay tuned as Houston Public Media continues to grow and thrive.

Meet George, the past Board Chairman and Legacy Giving Ambassador who wants you to get excited about Houston Public Media.

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