If you’re looking for suggestions for page-turners to read by the fire — or you’d simply like to learn a little more about some of the people who get the news on the radio and web every day — please enjoy these 5 book recommendations from KERA journalists. 

After a white Fort Worth police officer fatally shot a black woman through the window of her home, North Texans wanted information and answers. 


A veteran public media executive with a track record of expanding newsroom resources and promoting collaborative journalism will be the next president and CEO of KERA, the station announced Friday.

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The Texas Newsroom, a first-of-its-kind public radio journalism hub, has selected its first statewide managing editor: Mark Memmott.

The KERA News stories that connected the most with readers this year vary wildly in topic. But one stood out from the rest: education. 


Mary Anne Alhadeff, who as president and CEO has led KERA through more than a decade of growth and award-winning public service, announced Thursday that she will retire at the end of 2019.

WFAA / Via SMU's film and video collection

The folks at the G. William Jones Film & Video Collection at Southern Methodist University unearthed a bit of historic KERA footage on Sunday.

KERA Archives

This week, we’ve been remembering Robert Wilson, who led KERA during its early years. He died at age 75 May 5 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s disease. Wilson introduced American TV audiences to Jim Lehrer and Monty Python. Lee Cullum worked with him during that period and remained friends afterward. She shares her memories.