MCALLEN, RGV  - A problem with malfunctioning transmitters that stopped many Rio Grande Valley residents from enjoying PBS TV has gone on far too long, says U.S. Rep. Vicente Gonzalez. The McAllen congressman has written to the Public Broadcasting Service...
EDINBURG, RGV - UTRGV President Guy Bailey says he will look at proposals to “save” National Public Radio in the Rio Grande Valley. In an exclusive interview with the Rio Grande Guardian, Bailey said he has yet to receive a...
McALLEN, RGV - An eagerly anticipated cross-border study recently undertaken by the Nielsen group will be unveiled in McAllen later this month, says Keith Patridge, president and CEO of the McAllen Economic Development Corporation. The findings of the study will...
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...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - This week's Washington Week covers two issues important to Texans - Hurricane Harvey and DACA. The WETA/PBS show, celebrating its 50th year, is moderated by Robert Costa of The Washington Post. The week's guests were Abby Livingston...
I’m cheered to see The Rio Grande Guardian informing readers of public radio’s connection to education, critical thinking, and expanding community horizons.  The Corporation for Public Broadcasting is essential to all American public radio and TV station programming, yet most...
HARLINGEN, RGV - While some conservative commentators say the $2.2 trillion stimulus bill passed by Congress includes too much “pork,” radio executives and supporters of NPR in the Rio Grande Valley say they are thrilled. Thanks in large part to...
Editor's Note: This story has been updated considerably since its original posting on Feb. 19, 2019. MCALLEN, RGV - Congressman Vicente Gonzalez plans to help National Public Radio stay on the air in the Rio Grande Valley. NPR’s future in the...
MCALLEN, RGV - A community-inspired video highlighting the success and vibrancy of McAllen reflects the city’s geography and demographics. The video commercial, which is being shared on social media, points out that McAllen is part of a region that is...
HARLINGEN, RGV - Television viewers in the Rio Grande Valley who subscribe to DISH will be able to watch PBS after all. Karen Modlin, who works in DISH’s corporate communications office, told Rio Grande Valley media specialist Sue Groves: “I...

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