NewspaperTree.com Blog

El Paso-centric info and commentary from the Center of North America

NPT Media: Support left-of-center right wing radio

Huh? Whadhesay? Look, I really wanted you to click on this one, ok? Send angry letters to sito@epmediagroup.com. Now, seriously, pony up for NPR:

El Paso, Texas—KTEP FM, El Paso’s public radio station, will conduct its annual membership drive March 28th through April 3rd, station officials announced.

KTEP-FM (88.5) is owned and operated by the University of Texas at El Paso. Because it is a public radio station, KTEP relies on its listeners for a large part of its support. Approximately one-third of the station’s annual budget comes from the annual pledge drive. Funds raised help pay for the station’s programming costs. This year’s goal is $190,000.

“All the programs on KTEP are made possible by the financial support of our listeners,” said KTEP General Manager Pat Piotrowski. “The funds they pledge help us to pay for programs like “Morning Edition, All Things Considered, Car Talk and A Prairie Home Companion.”

Listeners can become new members or renew their membership by calling KTEP during the days of the pledge drive at 747-6789 or by pledging online anytime at KTEP’s secure website http://www.ktep.org.

KTEP-FM (88.5) is licensed to and operated with the support of the University of Texas at El Paso. The station broadcasts news and programming from National Public Radio, local programs and talks shows and various programs from Public Radio International. For programming information or information about this year’s membership drive, call (915) 747-5152 or visit http://www.ktep.org.

Sito Negron

Advertisements

Written by newspapertreeelpaso

March 23, 2009 at 8:59 am

Posted in Uncategorized

%d bloggers like this: