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Houston Public Media Wins 11 Lone Star Awards

Posted on · Houston Public Media was honored to receive 11 Houston Press Club Lone Star Awards including a sweep of the TV Photojournalist of the Year category. Hosted by the Houston Press Club, the annual Lone Star Awards recognize achievements its members make in journalism and mass communications in the state of Texas.

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Winners of 2017 Houston Public Media PBS KIDS Writers Contest Announced

Posted on · Thirty-one local children from grades K-3 were named finalists in the 2017 Houston Public Media PBS KIDS Writers Contest, which offers children the experience of writing and illustrating their own book.

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Houston Public Media Announces Houston Teacher Selected for the 2017 Digital Innovators Program

Posted on · Houston Public Media announced Krissy Venosdale, the innovation coordinator from The Kinkaid School, as one of 52 educators from across the country selected for the fifth annual PBS Digital Innovators Program.

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Finalists from The Woodlands and Katy Emerge from Houston Public Media Spelling Bee

Posted on · After competing in nine rounds with 56 total spellers representing 42 Texas counties, Shourav Dasari, a resident of The Woodlands and an eighth grader at McCullough Jr. High in Conroe ISD, emerged as the champion of the 2017 Houston Public Media Spelling Bee, making Raksheet Kota, a resident of Katy and an eighth grader at Beckendorff Jr. High in Katy ISD, runner-up.

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Houston Public Media to Broadcast and Live Stream Nation’s Largest Local Spelling Bee

Posted on · Fifty-six spellers representing grades third through eighth from 1,151 schools in 42 Texas counties, will face-off on Sat., April 1 for the 2017 Houston Public Media Spelling Bee, the nation’s largest local spelling bee. New this year, early rounds will stream live on Houstonpublicmedia.org/spellingbee at 1:30 p.m. and final rounds will air live on TV 8 and online at 7:00 p.m.

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Filmmakers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick to Visit Houston

Posted on · The award-wining documentary filmmakers Ken Burns and Lynn Novick will be in Houston on April 26, 2017 for a preview screening and discussion of their latest project, THE VIETNAM WAR, a 10-part, 18-hour documentary film series set to air this fall on Houston Public Media TV 8 and PBS stations around the country.

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“Houston In Black And White” to Air on Houston Public Media TV 8 Jan. 16, Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Posted on · Houston Public Media is exploring the issues that face black and white communities in Houston during a 60-minute TV special, “Houston In Black And White,” that airs on Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, Jan. 16 at 9 p.m. on TV 8.

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Houston Public Media Launches “Encore Houston,” A Community-Based Classical Concert Music Show

Posted on · Houston Public Media is partnering with local concert organizations to produce “Encore Houston,” a new weekly music show and podcast that celebrates Houston’s vibrant classical music community.

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Houston Public Media Announces New Schedule Changes and New Shows for News 88.7 Effective Jan. 2

Posted on · Effective Jan. 2, Houston Public Media’s News 88.7 weekday schedule is changing to accommodate the addition of two new shows and live broadcasts of several popular programs. The changes will affect the hours of 9 to 11 a.m., 1 p.m. and 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday with additional changes to the 2 p.m. and 10 p.m. hours on Fridays.

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Houston Public Media Joins VuHaus, Public Media’s National Music Video Network

Posted on · VuHaus is proud to announce the addition of Houston Public Media as its newest affiliate. VuHaus, the music discovery video platform for public media, is a growing network of public media organizations who share a common mission to support emerging and local artists, and to introduce their music to new audiences.

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Houston Public Media Names Dave Fehling Director of News and Public Affairs

Posted on · Houston Public Media has named veteran broadcast journalist Dave Fehling as director of news and public affairs. Fehling most recently served as energy and environment reporter for News 88.7, the organization's public radio station, and as the Houston-based reporter for StateImpact Texas, a reporting project of NPR stations.