John English http://kvpr.org en Audiophile: May/June 2013 http://kvpr.org/post/audiophile-mayjune-2013 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>In this edition of Audiophile, learn about Valley Public Radio's newest program, as we welcome Pulse of the Planet to FM89. We also say goodbye to Talk of the Nation this issue, and learn more about the talented correspondents from NPR who bring us the news everyday. KVPR reporter Rebecca Plevin brings us the a magazine version of her radio story about a long forgotten plane crash from over 60 years ago that inspired one local author to go on a search for the names of those who died. Wed, 08 May 2013 03:47:29 +0000 John English 14784 at http://kvpr.org Audiophile: May/June 2013 Audiophile: January/February 2013 http://kvpr.org/post/audiophile-januaryfebruary-2013 <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">Enjoy this month's version of Audiophile magazine. Read about the newest additions to Valley Public Radio's local news team, Rebecca Plevin and Ezra Romero. Also read about new programs for 2013, including a new season of The Moth, and the TED Radio Hour.&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 18 Jan 2013 18:47:29 +0000 John English 9575 at http://kvpr.org Audiophile: January/February 2013 Valley Public Radio Awarded "Four Star" Rating By Charity Navigator http://kvpr.org/post/valley-public-radio-awarded-four-star-rating-charity-navigator <p></p><p>Valley Public Radio has again received the highest possible rating by Charity Navigator, the group which identifies non-profit organizations that utilize best practices in fiscal management and transparency.</p><p>From Charity Navigator President/CEO Ken Berger’s <a href="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/kvpr/files/9775.pdf">letter to the station</a> on October 1<span style="font-size: 12px; line-height: 17px;">, 2012:</span></p> Fri, 19 Oct 2012 22:46:44 +0000 John English 5727 at http://kvpr.org Valley Public Radio Awarded "Four Star" Rating By Charity Navigator KVPR.org goes mobile http://kvpr.org/post/kvprorg-goes-mobile <p>Following your favorite Valley Public Radio programs everywhere you go has just gotten a lot easier.</p><p>As a companion to the all-new KVPR.org, Valley Public Radio's new mobile site <a href="http://m.kvpr.org">m.kvpr.org</a> is now up and running. Stream the station faster than ever, access the news and information you count on, and much more, all from your favorite smartphone or mobile device.</p> Mon, 01 Oct 2012 16:34:13 +0000 John English 4800 at http://kvpr.org KVPR.org goes mobile Ask Me Another Brings Puzzles, Humor to Valley Public Radio http://kvpr.org/post/ask-me-another-brings-puzzles-humor-valley-public-radio <p>Puzzlemaster Will Shortz and Wait Wait... Don&#39;t Tell Me! host Peter Sagal walk into a bar... No, it&#39;s not the start of a joke. It&#39;s the essence of Ask Me Another, a rambunctious hour that blends brainteasers and local pub trivia night with comedy and music. Host Ophira Eisenberg invites in-studio guests and listeners alike to stretch their noggins, tickle their funny bones, and enjoy witty banter and guitar riffs from house musician Jonathan Coulton.</p> Sun, 05 Aug 2012 01:38:59 +0000 John English 1603 at http://kvpr.org Ask Me Another Brings Puzzles, Humor to Valley Public Radio Valley Public Radio Launches New Website http://kvpr.org/post/valley-public-radio-launches-new-website <p>Visitors to KVPR.org have likely noticed some big changes in recent months, as the station launched its new website in August. In addition to a more appealing&nbsp;design, the new &nbsp;KVPR.org features a homepage filled with the latest news content from NPR and from Valley Public Radio&#39;s own local reporters.</p> Sat, 04 Aug 2012 20:50:57 +0000 John English 1590 at http://kvpr.org Valley Public Radio Launches New Website What would you do with $10,000? http://kvpr.org/post/what-would-you-do-10000 <p><strong>What would you do with $10,000?&nbsp;</strong></p><p>Valley Public Radio&#39;s Opportunity Drawing will make one lucky FM89 listener $10,000 richer.&nbsp;By purchasing a ticket, you may be the lucky winner of $10,000 cash or one of three other great prizes. Thanks to our generous sponsors, you will also have a chance to win one of the&nbsp;three following prizes:</p> Thu, 19 Jul 2012 18:43:13 +0000 John English 595 at http://kvpr.org What would you do with $10,000? July/August 2012 Audiophile http://kvpr.org/post/julyaugust-2012-audiophile-0 <p>In this edition of Audiophile, learn more about the new NPR series TED Radio Hour, FM89&#39;s Grabriela Ornellas, corporate partner Darius Assemi of Granville Homes , see photos from this year&#39;s Valley Public Radio Wine Tasting, and more.&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/kvpr/files/Audiophile_2012_July_Aug.pdf">Download a PDF edition of the July/August 2012 Audiophile</a></p> Sat, 14 Jul 2012 20:00:23 +0000 John English 287 at http://kvpr.org July/August 2012 Audiophile Corporate Partner Profile: Darius Assemi, Granville Homes http://kvpr.org/post/corporate-partner-profile-darius-assemi-granville-homes <p>One of Valley Public Radio&rsquo;s champions in the community for a long time has been Darius Assemi and his company, Granville Homes. Granville&rsquo;s support of FM89 programs through corporate underwriting is one of the partnerships the station is proudest of, and Mr. Assemi shared with us recently what brought Granville to public radio, and why they support FM89.</p><p> Fri, 13 Jul 2012 19:21:21 +0000 John English 215 at http://kvpr.org Corporate Partner Profile: Darius Assemi, Granville Homes