KTRL Tarleton Public Radio year-end membership drive begins Dec. 6

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Tuesday, November 29, 2016

STEPHENVILLE, Texas—KTRL 90.5 FM, Tarleton State University’s public, nonprofit radio station begins its annual end-of-year membership drive Tuesday, Dec. 6. Pledges for support can be made via phone or online.

Partners with KAMU-FM—Texas A&M’s public radio station in College Station—KTRL airs NPR news, classical music and jazz programming, and is the exclusive home for Tarleton sports broadcasts.

“We have loyal support from our many current members and listeners, but it’s also vital to grow our membership,” said Station Manager John Kirby. “We are proud to serve the vibrant Stephenville and greater Cross Timbers communities through radio and other media, enhancing civic and cultural connections and reflecting our listeners’ sense of place.

The two-day membership drive, Dec. 6 and 7, takes place from 9 a.m. and 3 p.m. Donations made during the drive are tax deductible. Call 254-968-9797 or click the KTRL 90.5 FM Community Supported Public Radio icon at https://epay.tarleton.edu to make a pledge.

KTRL DJs, including Janice Horak, Ed Tober, Moumin Quazi and Stephen Wilson, will be on-air and head the membership drive both days.

Donations to KTRL help ensure continued quality programming for the 10-county area of the Cross Timbers region. Gifts in any amount are welcome, but organizers suggest a donation of $40 or more.

Listeners who make an annual commitment of $1,000 or more will become members of KTRL’s new Leadership Circle. For details about the Leadership Circle, call Tarleton’s Development Office at 254-968-9769.

KTRL employs a small staff that includes Tarleton students.

For more information about KTRL 90.5 FM, visit www.tarleton.edu/KTRL.

Tarleton, a member of The Texas A&M University System, provides a student-focused, value-driven educational experience marked by academic innovation and exemplary service, and dedicated to transforming students into tomorrow’s professional leaders. With campuses in Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian and online, Tarleton engages with its communities to provide real-world learning experiences and to address societal needs while maintaining its core values of integrity, leadership, tradition, civility, excellence and service.

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Contact: John Kirby – Station Manager
254-968-1941
[email protected]

A founding member of The Texas A&M University System, Tarleton is breaking records — in enrollment, research, scholarship, athletics, philanthropy and engagement — while transforming the lives of more than 15,000 students in Stephenville, Fort Worth, Waco, Midlothian, A&M RELLIS at Bryan and online. True to Tarleton’s values of excellence, integrity, and respect, academic programs emphasize real world learning and address regional, state and national needs.