News About Public Radio

When we released NPR One, we introduced a new way to listen to the best of public radio—one built with you at the center. Since launch, we've continued to iterate and learn about what you want to listen to. One of the most-requested features was better support for the great public radio podcasts, including the NPR podcasts you know and love (like Wait, Wait...

The NPR One Developer Center Is Now Live

May 4, 2015

Since we launched NPR One on iOS and Android last July, we've added Windows Phone and Tablet apps, Chromecast, Apple Watch, Android Wear, Android Auto (which includes nearly 30 auto brands), and support for over a thousand other devices through listening connectivity standards such as Bluetooth and Google Cast. We've also been approached by dozens of developers who want to bring it to their platform.

From NPR stories to shows to songs, today we're making more than 800,000 pieces of our audio available for you to share around the Web. We're throwing open the doors to embedding, putting our audio on your site.

Put a great Morning Edition story on your Tumblr.

KUAR's Interview with Todd Rundgren

Apr 7, 2015

In advance of an April 18 symposium on the importance of music education featuring musician Todd Rundgren, you can listen to an interview with Rundgren from KUAR's program Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

More details on the Symposium on the Moral Imperative of Music Education at the Clinton School of Public Service can be found here

Public Radio Stations Take On Austin

Mar 26, 2015

There were babies in construction-grade earmuffs and adults in face paint. Bloody Marys at eight in the morning and live tunes extending far into the night.

Don Haney, host of KUAR's Haney's Jazz and former midday announcer at KUAR and KLRE, died on Tuesday, March 24. Haney was 80. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, March 31 at Ashby Funeral Home.

WFMT Radio Network

Bob Parlocha, longtime jazz musician and radio host died Sunday after suffering a heart attack. He was 76.

The WFMT Radio Network, which distributes Parlocha’s Jazz Network – known to KUAR listeners as Jazz with Bob Parlocha – says the longtime jazz musician and radio host had been rehabilitating from an illness over the past year and the heart attack was unexpected.

If you had one million dollars to fulfill a wish to change the world, what would you do? This is the question the winner of the annual TED Prize is asked to answer.

KUAR Brings Color Dash 5K To Conway

Mar 16, 2015

The Friends of KLRE/KUAR invite you to the World's Brightest 5K in Conway!

The Color Dash 5k Fun Run/Walk will be Saturday, May 9.