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Town Square with Ernie Manouse airs at 3 p.m. CT. Tune in on 88.7FM, listen online or subscribe to the podcast. Join the discussion at 888-486-9677, or @townsquaretalk.

Today, Friday, October 21, 2022, is the final day of our Houston Public Media Fall Radio Drive.

In this Town Square special, we hear from the staff here at Houston Public Media who help make the amazing content you hear every day possible.

Tune in and find out where your donations go and the how they get turned into the quality content you enjoy for your daily listening.

Give today (October 21, 2022) and your gift will be triple matched! However, you can donate anytime to continue supporting the work we do. To donate, click here.



Lisa Shumate

  • Associate Vice President, UH System
  • General Manager, Houston Public Media

Jack Williams

  • News Anchor, Houston Public Media

Mary Ann Marucci

  • Senior Director of Advancement, Houston Public Media

Brenda Valdivia

  • Producer, Town Square with Ernie Manouse

Dave DeJohn

  • Director of Educational Projects and Initiative, Houston Public Media

Josh Adams

  • Station Manager, Houston Public Media

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