Public media is continuing to offer innovative services in education, public safety and local and national journalism that benefit communities during this unprecedented time. Attached (below) is an update on public media activities...
Just after 2:00pm on Thursday, May 30, 2019, the two stations that comprise Rio Grande Public Radio (RGPR) ceased broadcasting.  At that moment the Rio Grande Valley became the largest metropolitan area in the U.S. to...
SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, RGV - Author W.F. Strong autographed copies of his book, Stories From Texas - Some of Them Are True, at Paragraphs bookstore on South Padre Island this past weekend. Rio Grande...
NEW YORK, New York — To coincide with UNESCO’s World Press Freedom Day, The New York Times is promoting hundreds of local news outlets, including the Rio Grande Guardian. World Press Freedom Day is...
AUSTIN, Texas - One of the success stories featured at the International Symposium on Online Journalism was Animal Politico, a digital newspaper based in Mexico City. Editor-in-Chief Dulce Ramos was part of a panel discussion titled, “Women Leaders and Entrepreneurs...
BROWNSVILLE, RGV - A new National Public Radio station for the Rio Grande Valley would be bilingual, with programming in Spanish and English, says W.F. Strong. The author, broadcaster and educator is leading the effort to get UT-Rio Grande Valley...
MCALLEN, RGV - Congressman Vicente Gonzalez is urging UTRGV to intervene to save National Public Radio in the Rio Grande Valley. The Valley’s current NPR station, RGV Public Radio 88 FM, is slated to...
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - KEDT-FM, the National Public Radio station in Corpus Christi and the Coastal Bend area of Texas, is looking to provide NPR in the Rio Grande Valley. The Valley has been...
MCALLEN, RGV - Former members of KMBH’s Upper Valley Community Advisory Board have reconstituted themselves in order to save NPR in the region. The board was disbanded by the Diocese of Brownsville when Bishop Daniel Flores sold PBS four years...
McALLEN, RGV - R Communications, which wants to buy KMBH-TV, acknowledges it does not have any background in television in the United States but says it can draw on a wealth of experience in Mexico. The company has purchased 22...

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