UA Little ROck Public Radio administrator Beth Wells reacts in shock and joy after learning about a $1.5 million gift to the station during its annual fund drive. Photo by Ben Krain.

UA Little Rock Public Radio Receives Anonymous $1.5 Million Donation

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Public Radio, home of KUAR FM 89.1 and KLRE Classical 90.5, is closing its annual fall fund drive off on a high note with an anonymous donation of $1.5 million, the largest cash gift in UA Little Rock Public Radio history. Continue reading “UA Little Rock Public Radio Receives Anonymous $1.5 Million Donation”

KUAR reporter Alex Brown is the 2021 recipient of the Arkansas Press Women annual scholarship. Photo courtesy of UA Little Rock Public Radio.

Brown Awarded Arkansas Press Women Scholarship

A rising star in student journalism at the University of Arkansas at Little Rock has been awarded a $1,000 scholarship from Arkansas Press Women’s annual scholarship contest. Continue reading “Brown Awarded Arkansas Press Women Scholarship”

KUAR wins 10 awards from Society of Professional Journalists

News reports and two local programs aired on UA Little Rock Public Radio station KUAR 89.1 FM won 10 awards in the 2020 competition of the Arkansas Pro Chapter of the Society for Professional Journalists.  Continue reading “KUAR wins 10 awards from Society of Professional Journalists”

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

UA Little Rock Public Radio receives nearly $37k grant from Roy and Christine Sturgis Charitable Trust

The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Public Radio has received a grant of $36,681 from the Roy and Christine Sturgis Charitable and Educational Trust of Arkadelphia, Arkansas, for equipment upgrades for KLRE/KUAR.  Continue reading “UA Little Rock Public Radio receives nearly $37k grant from Roy and Christine Sturgis Charitable Trust”

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Vandiver named general manager of UA Little Rock Public Radio

Nathan Vandiver has been named general manager of UA Little Rock Public Radio, home of KUAR FM 89.1 and KLRE Classical 90.5.  Continue reading “Vandiver named general manager of UA Little Rock Public Radio”

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”

Arkansas Public Media receives $50,000 grant to report on oral health issues

Arkansas Public Media has received a $50,000 grant from the Delta Dental of Arkansas Foundation to develop news content about oral health issues and deliver it through the Arkansas Public Media partner network. Continue reading “Arkansas Public Media receives $50,000 grant to report on oral health issues”

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”