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KUAR/KLRE Rebrands, Names New ‘All Things Considered’ Host

The broadcaster said it remains dedicated to news programming and teased a "dynamic range" of new programs coming soon. read more >

KUAR Promotes Daniel Breen to News Director, Ryan Gregory to Program Director

Breen succeeds longtime news director Michael Hibblen, who moved to Arkansas PBS late last year. read more >
Stephanie Blevins
Education / Health Care / Media & Marketing / Nonprofits

Stephanie Blevins Joins Arkansas Center for Health Improvement (Movers & Shakers)

Blevins will serve as director of northwest Arkansas community engagement. read more >
Mark Lambert
Government & Politics / Media & Marketing

Arkansas Farm Bureau Federation Gains New Director of State Affairs (Movers & Shakers)

Mark Lambert previously worked in the bureau’s commodity and regulatory affairs department. read more >
Education / Media & Marketing

KUAR Veteran Nathan Vandiver Stepping Down as GM

Vandiver has led the campus station and NPR affiliate KUAR-FM, 89.1, and classical music outlet KLRE-FM, 90.5, since March 2016. read more >
Education / Media & Marketing / Nonprofits

Public Radio Says Thanks a Million — and a Half

An anonymous benefactor gave a record $1.5 million to University of Arkansas at Little Rock Public Radio, home to central Arkansas’ NPR station, KUAR-FM, 98.1, and the state’s only classical music FM station, KLRE Classical 90.5. read more >
Mary Waldo, a former KUAR staff member, right, reacts in joy with UA Little Rock Public Radio General Manager Nathan Vandiver, left, after learning of a $1.5 million gift to the station.
Education / Media & Marketing / Nonprofits

Anonymous Donor Gives Record $1.5M to UA Little Rock Public Radio

The amount is 10 times what the broadcaster was seeking during its fall fund drive. read more >
Vanessa McKuin and Bobby Ampezzan lead Arkansas Public Media, a statewide network for public radio, TV and the internet, funded through a $287,300 grant from the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
Education / Nonprofits

Fate of Arkansas Public Media Illustrates Struggles Facing Nonprofit Coverage Model

Bobby Ampezzan didn’t learn he was on the firing line till August, but he knew his nonprofit Arkansas Public Media project was in trouble when an 11th-hour appeal for additional national grant money crashed. Spectacularly. read more >
Nathan Vandiver
Education / Nonprofits

Arkansas Public Media Soldiers OnLock Icon

Don’t mourn the complete loss of Arkansas Public Media, the statewide news collaboration of the state’s public radio stations whose major grant funding ran out at the end of September. read more >