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

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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Lori Pennington
Carbonara Group
(713) 524-8170
lori@carbonaragroup.com

Erik Langner
VuHaus
(415) 235-6923
Erik@VuHaus.com

Boulder, CO (November 28, 2016) – 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. VuHaus content originates from the country’s most trusted radio tastemakers.

Houston Public Media will join public radio stations WFUV in New York City, KCRW in Los Angeles, KXT in Dallas, WXPN in Philadelphia, KEXP in Seattle, KDHX in St. Louis, opbmusic in Portland, KUTX in Austin, KTBG The Bridge in Kansas City, Mountain Stage of West Virginia Public Broadcasting, and Vermont Public Broadcasting, along with WGBH in Boston.

 

“We are excited to embark in this partnership with VuHaus, not only to support our local artists and give them greater exposure, but also to introduce our audiences to new emerging artists across the country,” said Joshua Adams, executive director of operations of Houston Public Media.

 

Houston Public Media’s Skyline Sessions will be curating a Houston channel [www.Vuhaus.com/Houston] on the VuHaus platform. Skyline Sessions showcases exceptional music performances by artists based in Houston and beyond. The state-of-the-art George B. Geary Performance Studio, located just southeast of downtown Houston, hosts musicians in an intimate setting with an emphasis on capturing the unique experience of live studio recording. In addition, and as a celebration of Houston Public Media joining VuHaus, a live webcast will be streamed on VuHaus on Friday, Dec. 2, 2016 starting at 5:00 p.m. CT. The show will feature Houston rapper Fat Tony performing from a rooftop downtown. Watch it live here.

 

“Houston has a rich and diverse music scene,” comments Mark Abuzzahab, VuHaus’ Program Director. “We are thrilled to welcome Houston Public Media and their Skyline Sessions to VuHaus and to share their artists on a larger, national stage.”

 

About Houston Public Media

Houston Public Media combines broadcast and digital assets to serve residents of Southeast Texas with a curated mix of trusted local news and entertainment with exceptional national programming from NPR and PBS. Houston Public Media is a public service from the University of Houston, its license holder, and is supported with financial gifts to the Houston Public Media Foundation. With a combined weekly audience of more than 1.5 million, Houston Public Media is committed to delivering content that expands minds and possibilities with trusted information. Connect on Facebook at facebook.com/houstonpublicmedia and Twitter at twitter.com/HoustonPubMedia.

 

About VuHaus

VuHaus (pronounced “view house”) is a non-profit, non-commercial organization comprised of public media’s leading Music Discovery radio stations. The human-curated, state of the art music discovery video platform features performances from the studios and events of the participating stations, and is available via mobile and web.

 

The VuHaus stations film local, emerging and established artists playing live music in their studios, on location, and in intimate settings, with one-of-a-kind interviews, and live performance streams. VuHaus curates this exclusive content providing a single platform for music discovery in an ever-expanding video collection from America’s most vibrant music scenes.

 

The VuHaus network includes public radio stations WFUV in New York City, KCRW in Los Angeles, KXT in Dallas/Ft. Worth, WXPN in Philadelphia, KEXP in Seattle, KDHX in St. Louis, opbmusic in Portland, KUTX in Austin, KTBG The Bridge in Kansas City, Mountain Stage in West Virginia, Live From the Fort in Vermont, WGBH in Boston, Vermont Public Broadcasting and Houston Public Media.  VuHaus received initial funding from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and is operated by its founding partner Public Media Company, a national non-profit organization focused on maximizing the impact of public media through innovation and strategic partnerships.

Website: www.VuHaus.com

Twitter: @VuHaus

Facebook: /VuHaus

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