KJZZ 91.5 FM in Phoenix provides central Arizona with news, jazz and blues programming. The station, which helps manage Fronteras: The Changing America Desk, is a service of Rio Salado College and Maricopa Community Colleges. KJZZ signed on in the early 1970s as KMCR. Rio Salado College bought the station in 1985 and changed the call letters to KJZZ.
KNAU 88.7 FM is the premier source of balanced, accurate information, civilized discourse and cultural inspiration in northern Arizona. It reflects the distinctive qualities of the region and strives to operate in efficient and sustainable ways. KNAU has been broadcasting since 1983 and is a public service of Northern Arizona University.
Nevada Public Radio in Las Vegas operates News 88.9 KNPR and Classical 89.7 KCNV. Nevada Public Radio produces 10 hours of original content weekly, including the national award-winning public affairs program "State of Nevada." The programs are available on demand at knpr.org. Nevada Public Radio also provides digital (HD) programming with additional channels of Spanish language content, contemporary eclectic music and news broadcasts. Nevada Public Radio also publishes "Desert Companion", a monthly magazine.
KPBS provides San Diego and Imperial counties with public radio and television programming through 89.5 FM and broadcast channel 15. The station is a service of San Diego State University. KPBS celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2010.
KRWG, a service of New Mexico State University, provides public radio and television services to southern New Mexico and far West Texas. The station’s programming airs on KRWG 90.7 FM and broadcast channel 22. It strives to engage community development by providing relevant news, a forum for open discussion and celebrating the arts. It has been on the air since 1964.
Texas Public Radio (TPR) broadcasts on KSTX 89.1 FM and provides public radio programming for San Antonio, south central Texas and the west central hill country. TPR was organized in 1988 and formally incorporated the following year. TPR provides non-commercial informational, cultural and entertainment content for the people of Texas.
Arizona Public Media (AZPM) provides southern Arizona with public radio and television programming through KUAZ 90.5 FM and broadcast channels 6 and 27. It is a trusted source of information that promotes thoughtful conversation and community collaboration. AZPM, which has been broadcasting since 1975, is a service of the University of Arizona.
KUNM is a self-sustaining public radio and internet service licensed to The Regents of The University of New Mexico. The station operates eight transmitters around central and northern New Mexico to serve more than half the state's population. KUNM is an affiliate of NPR, PRI and APM. It also offers diverse news, music and cultural programming produced by students, community volunteers and a core professional staff.
Marfa Public Radio is a network serving the Big Bend and the borderland of West Texas (KRTS 93.5 FM) and the Permian Basin cities of Odessa/Midland (91.3 FM). It provides community-licensed public radio from its headquarters in the ranching and cultural mecca of Marfa, Texas. KRTS began continuous broadcasts in 2007; KXWT was launched in 2012.