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“Texas Standard” Named Best News Magazine at 2018 New York Festivals® International Radio Awards

AUSTIN, Texas – June 20, 2018 – “Texas Standard,” the national daily news show of Texas, has been recognized as among the world’s best radio programs by the New York Festivals® Radio Program and Promotion Awards ™.

The hour-long weekday show earned a silver award in the Best News Magazine category.

Every year, the New York Festivals International Radio Program Awards recognize the best radio programs from stations, networks and independent producers around the world. The 2018 winners were announced at a gala in New York City Monday night.

This is the fourth New York Festivals recognition for “Texas Standard.”

About “Texas Standard”
“Texas Standard” sets the bar for broadcast news coverage, offering crisp, expansive coverage of politics, lifestyle and culture, the environment, technology and innovation, and business and the economy — from a distinctly Texas perspective. Hosted by award-winning journalist David Brown, the hour-long daily news magazine is grounded in the best traditions of American journalism: fact-based, independent and politically neutral reporting.

“Texas Standard,” which airs in 29 markets across Texas, is a project of KUT Austin, KERA North Texas, Houston Public Media, and San Antonio’s Texas Public Radio, in collaboration with news organizations across Texas. It is distributed by Public Radio International (PRI).


Contact: Erin Geisler (512) 475-8071

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