Houston Public Media Studio Society

Studio Society

Donors who make an annual contribution of $1,200 or more become members of the Studio Society, Houston Public Media’s major donor giving society. Join others who passionately understand the importance and role of public media for an educated community.

Give Now

Please join us and become
a Studio Society Donor today.

  • Visionary donor level



    Exclusive invitation to attend NPR Weekend in Washington or PBS Investor Experience.*
    *Travel costs and conference fee at donor’s expense.

    Spotlight article and photograph featured on Houston Public Media and UH Giving websites.

  • Producer donor level



    Private luncheon with the Associate Vice President and General Manager, Lisa Shumate and/or your favorite local on-air personality.

    Waiver of minimum required contribution and option to direct 10% of your gift to the Houston Public Media Endowment.

  • Director donor level



    Complimentary invitations for two to exclusive Houston Public Media experiences such as private home socials, or intimate conversations with notable NPR and PBS leaders.

    Complimentary invitation for two to national roadshows, or local and national pre-screening events, with exclusive donor receptions.

    On-air name recognition (News 88.7 and TV 8).

  • Anchor donor level



    Personalized tour of the station with access to meet local on-air personalities.

    Complimentary seats for two at local Houston Public Media radio or television production events, such as the Houston Matters Roadshow, with exclusive donor receptions.

  • Journalist donor level



    Special opportunity to meet one-to-one with your dedicated Relationship Manager and to get an inside look at the difference you make.

    Donor recognition online at houstonpublicmedia.org.

View Our Current Members


If you have questions about the Studio Society, please contact Mary Ann Marucci, Sr. Director of Advancement, at mmarucci@houstonpublicmedia.org or 713.743.7714.

Meet Our Donors

  • Ann Harder

    Ann supports programs that speak to her soul and her intellect.

  • Lynn Wyatt

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

  • John Eymann

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

  • George Connelly

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

  • Barrett Sides

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