KUAR named Best Radio Station

KUAR has once again been named Best Radio Station in the Arkansas Times annual Best of Arkansas Awards. Continue reading “KUAR named Best Radio Station”

KUAR pub quiz team sign-up deadline May 17

UA Little Rock Public Radio is giving its supporters a chance to show off their smarts and raise money for their favorite public radio stations at the same time at a Pub Quiz fundraiser on Sunday, May 19. Continue reading “KUAR pub quiz team sign-up deadline May 17”

KUAR Pub Quiz Returns May 19

UA Little Rock Public Radio will host a Pub Quiz at American Pie Pizza at 4830 North Hills Boulevard in North Little Rock on Sunday, May 19, from 2-5:30 p.m. Continue reading “KUAR Pub Quiz Returns May 19”

Block, Beer & Bourbon returns in January to raise funds for public radio

The Friends of KLRE/KUAR will host the third annual Block, Beer & Bourbon event on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, to celebrate public radio and to raise funds for UA Little Rock Public Radio stations KUAR FM 89.1 and KLRE Classical 90.5. Continue reading “Block, Beer & Bourbon returns in January to raise funds for public radio”

KUAR, Arkansas Public Media reporters bring home SPJ Diamond Journalism Awards

Reporters from KUAR, one of two University of Arkansas at Little Rock public radio stations, and Arkansas Public Media, also based at UA Little Rock, won several Diamond Journalism Awards. The awards program is a regional annual competition sponsored by the Arkansas Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists Continue reading “KUAR, Arkansas Public Media reporters bring home SPJ Diamond Journalism Awards”

UA Little Rock Public Radio employees raise money during the Fall Fund Drive.

UA Little Rock Public Radio exceeds fall fundraising goal

UA Little Rock Public Radio, home of KUAR and KLRE, surpassed its fall drive fundraising goal of $100,000, earning $113,657 throughout its one-week 2018 Fall Fund Drive.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Public Radio exceeds fall fundraising goal”

Michael Hibblen. Photo by Ben Krain.

Hibblen aids effort to save historic railroad depot

When Michael Hibblen learned that the century-old Rock Island Railroad Depot in Perry, Arkansas, had been saved from demolition, he was thrilled that a unique piece of history would be preserved for future generations.  Continue reading “Hibblen aids effort to save historic railroad depot”

UA Little Rock Public Radio to host trivia night Sept. 9

UA Little Rock Public Radio is giving its supporters a chance to show off their smarts and raise money for their favorite public radio stations at the same time.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Public Radio to host trivia night Sept. 9”

Michael Hibblen. Photo by Ben Krain.

Hibblen to discuss book in Pen to Podium lecture series

Michael Hibblen, news director for UA Little Rock Public Radio, will be the next speaker in the Arkansas State Archives’ Pen to Podium: Arkansas Historical Writers’ lecture series on Tuesday, Aug. 21.  Continue reading “Hibblen to discuss book in Pen to Podium lecture series”