Together We Do It, For the Love of Houston

Together we do it, from the love of Houston

Innovation for
Tomorrow

Establish a $5MM Innovation Fund

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Mission Investment

The $5MM innovation fund of the future will allow Houston Public Media to serve as the community catalyst for Greater Houston with new content. As our programming becomes more accessible, meeting people where they are, so do opportunities to use our multi-media platform (TV, radio, web, mobile, and social) resources for investment in civic engagement, education and cultural reflection.

Education Today

Education

Today

24/7
PBS Kids Channel

100,000+
Greater Houston children tuning in every week

100,000+
PBS LearningMedia educational digital resources

Tomorrow

A valued resource for developing the next generation of leaders through multi-media and experiential learning

News Today

News

Today

Interviews with
1,000+
newsmakers every year on Houston Matters

20+
hours a week of local news coverage

15
person local newsroom

Tomorrow

Houston’s 24/7 news leader and designated bureau for PBS and NPR for news in Texas

Arts and Culture Today

Arts & Culture

Today

400+
local stories on arts and culture every year

214+
arts and culture segments on Houston Matters

Tomorrow

A destination for arts and culture content reflective of the most diverse city in America

Public Safety Today

Public Safety

Today

Public safety alerts to more than
6 million people
in the region

KUHF is the
dedicated LP1
station for the region

Tomorrow

Expanded collaborations with city, county and state first responders

Projected Mission
Reach

The Mission Grows with Houston

Houston Public Media reached 6.6 million people in 2018, and is projected to reach 7.2 million in 2020, 7.8 million in 2025, 8.5 million in 2030, and 9 million in 2033

Source: Greater Houston Partnership Reach | The Perryman Group - Winter 2016 Outlook, released March 2017

The Reach Impact

Mission Expansion and Technology to Serve the Future

Audience Growth: Signal Strength

KUHF Coverage Map and Projected Expansion

KUHF 88.7 | News
KUHF 88.7 HD 2 | Classical
KUHF 88.7 HD 3 | Mixtape

KUHT Coverage Map and Projected Expansion

KUHT 8 | PBS Primary


Current reach

Projected NEW reach to be confirmed by engineering studies now underway

Current Member Concentration
Mapped metric: Number of Members, capped at 1,000

1.0

1,000

 

The Cost Savings
Impact

Future Investment in the Mission

Projected tower and transmitter lease cost over 15 years

$7,796,314
Present lease cost

$4,825,591
New lease cost

38% SAVINGS
Of
$2,970,723

Your support and investment in the Innovation and Sustainability fund positioned Houston Public Media to expand services to the growing Greater Houston community and ensure we are here for future generations to come. Thank You!

 

View Our Current I&S Fund Supporters