Kerry Swanson http://nwpr.org en Super Thursday http://nwpr.org/post/super-thursday <p>Super Thursday ended successfully in just twelve and a half hours, making it our shortest pledge drive ever! More than more than 2,100 listeners from all over the region contributed more than $268,000 to pay for programs that inform, engage and entertain. If you missed the closing minutes of Super Thursday, listen to exciting countdown to the final pledges to meet the goal. Northwest Public Radio is deeply grateful for the outpouring of support from listeners like you, whether you gave during the pledge drive or at any other time. Mon, 07 Apr 2014 18:24:14 +0000 Kerry Swanson 43996 at http://nwpr.org Northwest Public Radio Celebrates 90 Years Of Service http://nwpr.org/post/northwest-public-radio-celebrates-90-years-service <p>We are celebrating the 90th anniversary of Northwest Public Radio’s first station going on the air - December 10, 1922 from the campus of Washington State University. &nbsp;KFAE (later changed to KWSC and then KWSU) 1250 AM is one of the oldest and largest university-owned radio stations in the United States. At the inaugural broadcast, among the stated goals of the station where: “…to provide an information and cultural service to a wide area of population”. &nbsp;We are proud that 90 years later our core mission is unchanged. Thu, 13 Dec 2012 22:20:57 +0000 Kerry Swanson 19770 at http://nwpr.org Northwest Public Radio Celebrates 90 Years Of Service