News Releases

Martin do Nascimento

AUSTIN, Texas – Oct. 4, 2017 – National Murrow Award-wining journalist Claire McInerny has joined the KUT 90.5 news department to report on issues of education and equity in Central Texas.

McInerny will cover issues from pre-kindergarten through college, focusing on equity in various education systems. This includes socioeconomic, racial and geographic issues of diversity in Austin.

After 30 years, NPR Ends Production of “Car Talk”

Sports magazine “Only a Game” joins Saturday morning lineup, weekend lineup shifts

AUSTIN, Texas – Sept. 25, 2017 – KUT 90.5, Austin’s NPR station, is adding eight additional hours of news to the weekend schedule by expanding “Weekend Edition” and BBC news.

Big Thief, Jamila Woods and Lo Moon are Inaugural Class of ‘Slingshot’

Member stations unleash the power of public radio to drive music discovery

Gabriel Cristóver Pérez

Music event connects fans to fest’s most anticipated artists, while raising funds for cancer

AUSTIN, Texas — Sept. 19, 2017 — KUTX 98.9, The Austin Music Experience, and Four Seasons Hotel Austin are partnering to connect music fans to some of the best acts performing at the 2017 Austin City Limits Festival.

This year’s KUTX Live at the Four Seasons concert takes place from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m., Friday, Oct. 6, on the beautiful back lawn of Four Seasons Hotel Austin.

AUSTIN, Texas – Sept. 6, 2017 – Take off your shoes, spread out your picnic blanket and enjoy family friendly music at the KUTX Live at Mueller fall concert series kicking off Sept. 22 at the Mueller Lake Park Amphitheater.

This free, monthly music series takes place one Friday each month September through November. Each concert is curated by KUTX Live Music Producer Deidre Gott and Bill Childs, host of KUTX’s Sunday-evening kids’ show, “Spare the Rock, Spoil the Child.”