Topic: Latino USA

KUT Radio celebrates 50 years of music and news

Aug. 25, 2008
John Aielli came to UT as a student in 1966 and started as a part-time on-air host at KUT. By 1970, he was a full-time host.

Since receiving the call sign of KUT from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) on Aug. 21, 1958, KUT Radio has nurtured and shared the most authentic and remarkable voices of the community - and the world - through local and national news, and through innovative and authentic music that is picked for qualities of substance and integrity. Today, KUT is one of the top public media institutions in the country, reaching 500,000 people each week through traditional radio, two HD Radio channels, the Internet, podcasts and mobile devices.

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KUT Radio Celebrates 50 Years of Music and News

Aug. 21, 2008

KUT Radio 90.5 FM, listener-supported news and music from Central Texas, begins a year-long 50th anniversary celebration on Aug. 21.

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Latino USA Receives $250,000 Grant to Expand Coverage of New Immigrant Families

Aug. 11, 2008

The Marguerite Casey Foundation has awarded a $250,000 grant to Latino USA, the premier English-language public radio newsmagazine covering Latino news and culture, to enable the program to expand its coverage of the experiences of immigrant families in America.

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Science Literacy Workshop Slated at The University of Texas at Austin

April 4, 2008

A group of science broadcast journalists from throughout the United States will participate in a Science Literacy Project workshop at The University of Texas at Austin April 6-12 to equip them with knowledge and tools for better reporting of complex science news stories.

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Radio documentary examines illegal immigration

Oct. 3, 2007
Rancher Dob Cunningham points out trails where undocumented immigrants cross through a canal off of the Rio Grande.

KUT News and Latino USA, the radio journal of Latino news and culture, have produced "Lost and Found at the Border," a radio documentary that puts human faces on the story of the national debate on immigration.

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