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2017 Press Releases

June 14, 2017 St. Louis Public Radio to assume operations of KMST
June 6, 2017 We Live Here relaunch party to kickoff third season of podcast
June 6, 2017 St. Louis Public Radio and Quincy Public Radio to air NPR's coverage of the Comey hearing
April 27, 2017 St. Louis Public Radio and Quincy Public Radio Announce Program Changes Effective May 1, 2017
April 24, 2017 St. Louis Publc Radio honored with three Edward R. Murrow Awards

2016 Press Releases

February 15, 2016 Neuman named executive editor of St. Louis Public Radio
January 5, 2016 St. Louis Public Radio and Quincy Public Radio Announce Program Changes Effective January 2016

2015 Press Releases

December 16, 2015 St. Louis Public Radio Friends Board announces new members and executive committee
October 23, 2015 The St. Louis Public Radio Fall Membership Campaign concluded today raising $297,000 from 2,400 donors
September 24, 2015 Freivogel to retire as editor of St. Louis Public Radio News
September 11, 2015 Jazz station added to St. Louis Public Radio & The Gateway rebranded to The Bridge on Quincy Public Radio
March 13, 2015 The St. Louis Public Radio Spring Membership Campaign concluded today raising $283,000 from 2,000 donors

2014 Press Releases

October 24, 2014 The St. Louis Public Radio Fall Membership Campaign concluded today raising $380,000 from 3,100 pledges
October 8, 2014 St. Louis Public Radio will air live coverage of the Illinois Gubernatorial debate between Democrat Pat Quinn and Republican Bruce Rauner on Thursday, October 8 at 8:00 p.m.
September 19, 2014 St. Louis Public Radio Special Broadcast: St. Louis County Executive Debate, Live from the Touhill Performing Arts Center's Lee Theater
August 27, 2014 St. Louis Public Radio will host Ferguson and Beyond: A Community Conversation
July 7, 2014 St. Louis Public Radio and Quincy Public Radio Announce Program Changes: The World Returns, Q to Replace Tell Me More
July 1, 2014 St. Louis Public Radio announces Director and General Manager Tim Eby has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Station Resource Group.
June 12, 2014 St. Louis Public Radio Hires Morning Newscaster and Washington D.C. Correspondante
March 26, 2014 Civic-Minded Donors Contribute $3 Million to Help Fund Unique Media Merger for Deeper, Expanded Coverage
January 30, 2014 St. Louis Public Radio and the Beacon Launch "Missouri Legislative Tracker"

2013 Press Releases

October 18, 2013 St. Louis Public Radio Fall Membership Raises $420,000
September 20, 2013 St. Louis Public Radio and Quincy Public Radio name Gerry Mitchell as Morning Host
June 25, 2013 Program Changes Effective July 2013
May 31, 2013 Véronique LaCapra Named A PRX Competition Winner
February 6, 2013 St. Louis on the Air Special Broadcast: St. Louis Mayoral Primary Forum Live From UMSL at Grand Center
January 2, 2013 St. Louis Public Radio Announces Program Changes for 2013

2012 Press Releases

December 21, 2012 St. Louis Public Radio Takes a Look Back With "A Good Year Series"
December 20, 2012 St. Louis Public Radio to Air Holiday Specials
October 25, 2012 The Nine Network of Public Media, Grand Center Inc., and the University of Missouri-St. Louis Announce Groundbreaking for Public Media Commons
October 22, 2012 St. Louis Public Radio - Quincy Public Radio Fall Membership Campaign Raises $478,000
October 5, 2012 St. Louis Public Radio and the St. Louis Beacon Announce Intent to Create Journalism Alliance
August 24, 2012 St. Louis Public Radio & Quincy Public Radio to Air the Republican and Democratic National Conventions
July 26, 2012 Quincy Public Radio | 90.3 WQUB to Debut This Evening as Part of the St. Louis Public Radio Network
June 7, 2012 Grant From Public Policy Research Center Provides for St. Louis Public Radio Fellowship
May 18, 2012 UMSL Acquiring Quincy Public Radio Station: St. Louis Public Radio to Handle Operations at WQUB
May 4, 2012 Monsanto Gift of $1 Million Will Help Fund New UMSL at Grand Center
March 23, 2012 St. Louis Public Radio Spring Fund Drive Raises $387,000

2011 Press Releases

December 28, 2011 St. Louis Public Radio to Air NPR Coverage of the Iowa Caucus and New Hampshire Primary
December 12, 2011 St. Louis Public Radio Announces Program Changes
November 11, 2011 St. Louis Public Radio Announces New Board Members and Officers
October 21, 2011 St. Louis Public Radio's Fall Membership Campaign Raises $554,000
October 5, 2011 St. Louis Public Radio Launches App for Smartphones and iPad
September 2, 2011 St. Louis Public Radio Special Programming: Ten Years After the 9/11 Terrorist Attacks
August 23, 2011 St. Louis Public Radio and the St. Louis Symphony Announce a Second Season of Live Broadcasts of the Saturday Evening Concerts Series
June 30, 2011 New Programs and New Partnerships Featured in St. Louis Public Radio's July Schedule
June 9, 2011 This American Life's Ira Glass to Appear at Powell Hall on June 18, 2011
June 6, 2011 St. Louis Public Radio Reporters Honored with 2011 Missouri Broadcasters Association Awards
April 22, 2011 St. Louis Public Radio Honored with Two Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards
April 22, 2011 Two St. Louis Public Radio Reporters are Finalists in the 2011 Missouri Broadcasters Association Awards Competition
March 25, 2011 St. Louis Public Radio Has Most Successful Spring Fund Drive in the Station's 39-Year History

2010 Press Releases

December 14, 2010 St. Louis Public Radio's Website Undergoes Changes as Part of an NPR Pilot Project
December 9, 2010 St. Louis Public Radio Receives a $50,000 Gift to Create Classical Music Endowment
October 22, 2010 St. Louis Public Radio's Fall Membership Campaign Raises $500,000+ for the First Time in the Station's History
October 12, 2010 St. Louis Public Radio to Air the Metropolitan Opera's Saturday Matinee Performances
October 12, 2010 St. Louis Public Radio Announces New Board Members
October 8, 2010 St. Louis on the Air to be Broadcast Live from SciFest 2010 at the Saint Louis Science Center
September 9, 2010 St. Louis Public Radio to Air the Eighth Season of Radio Lab
August 17, 2010 St. Louis Public Radio to Dedicate Its Second Channel to Adult Album Alternative Music
August 10, 2010 Christian Cudnik Named Host of St. Louis Public Radio's Live Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra Broadcasts
July 21, 2010 St. Louis Public Radio Weekend Program Schedule to Include Year-Round Classical Music on the Station's Main Channel
June 10, 2010 St. Louis Public Radio and the Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra Announce New Partnership
June 9, 2010 St. Louis Public Radio Reporters Honored with 2010 Missouri Broadcasters Association Awards
May 24, 2010 Classical Music Returns to St. Louis Public Radio
April 7, 2010 St. Louis Public Radio Honored with Two Edward R. Murrow Awards
March 29, 2010 St. Louis Public Radio Raises Twelve Percent More Revenue with Two Membership Drives than Previously Raised with Three
February 17, 2010 St. Louis on the Air to be Broadcast Live From the Missouri History Museum's Lee Auditorium
February 15, 2010 St. Louis Public Radio Names Science Reporter
February 1, 2010 St. Louis Public Radio to Air The Environment Report's Documentary on Coal
January 11, 2010 St. Louis Public Radio Names Major Donor Manager

2009 Press Releases

November 4, 2009 NPR's PLANET MONEY Takes the Stage November 19 at the Grandel Theatre
October 23, 2009 St. Louis Public Radio's Fall Membership Campaign Yields a Record 3,662 Pledges Totaling a Record $474,050
September 9, 2009 KWMU to Become St. Louis Public Radio | 90.7 KWMU
July 17, 2009 KWMU Finishes the Fiscal Year With Increases in Listenership and Community Support
July 9, 2009 KWMU to Carry Sotomayor Hearings
June 29, 2009 KWMU's Adam Allington Receives National Edward R. Murrow Award
June 18, 2009 KWMU Announces Programming Changes
June 10, 2009 KWMU's Adam Allington Honored at the 2009 Missouri Broadcast Association Awards
June 8, 2009 KWMU to Take Part in an Arts Tweet Up
April 30, 2009 KWMU Hits New Audience Milestones
April 27, 2009 KWMU Announces Special Coverage of President Obama's Historic "100 Days" Press Conference and The Diane Rehm Show's "Mortgage Crisis Special"
April 26, 2009 KWMU's Spring Membership Campaign Blossoms: Drive Exceeds Goal With Record Number of Pledges
April 10, 2009 KWMU Reporters Receive Edward R. Murrow Awards
March 6, 2009 KWMU Announces Programming Changes, March 2009
February 12, 2009 KWMU's February Membership Campaign Ends Early and Receives a Record Number of Pledges
February 10, 2009 University of Missouri President Gary Forsee to Guest on KWMU's St. Louis on the Air
February 6, 2009 90.7 to Air Live Coverage of President Barack Obama's Economic Stimulus Plan Press Conference
February 3, 2009 90.7 KWMU-FM Names Wolf Science Reporter
January 28, 2009 90.7 KWMU-FM Announces Programming Changes
January 22, 2009 90.7 KWMU-FM and KWMU-2 to Air Live Coverage of Governor Nixon's State of the State Address
January 22, 2009 90.7 KWMU-FM Hits Highest Audience Ratings in the Station's History
January 16, 2009 90.7 KWMU-FM and KWMU-2 to Air Election Day Coverage and a Special America Abroad
January 15, 2009 90.7 KWMU-FM to Air Live Coverage of Barack Obama's Inaugural Celebration From the Lincoln Memorial
January 13, 2009 90.7 KWMU-FM to Air Live Coverage of President Bush's Final Address to the Nation
January 9, 2009 90.7 KWMU-FM to Air Live Coverage of the U.S. Senate Committee Hearings on Clinton, Holder, and Geithner
December 8, 2008 Tim Eby Is Named KWMU's New General Manager