TUNED IN: Here's Your Way To Reach The HPPR Audience

Sep 6, 2019

Visitors to HPPR’s Community Calendar may have noticed something new this week. The Amarillo Convention & Visitor Council is sponsoring the calendar, which lists events across the High Plains. To post your event click here.

If you know of a business, organization or individual who would like to reach our amazing audience AND support public media in the High Plains, reach out to our talented underwriting sales representatives. Our web/digital ads put businesses and organizations in touch with a smart, well-informed and talented set of listeners/readers across the High Plains and beyond.

It’s accessible 24/7/365 days a year.

Sponsors are needed for our many features.

It’s an economical way to reach large groups of public media consumers because of the large market High Plains Public Radio serves.

HPPR will take care of writing, producing and scheduling your messages.

Contracts can span just a few weeks or a full year.

The customer determines the budget. There is no set dollar amount.

We reach 11,800 member-listeners weekly in the Amarillo metro area, and more than 39,000 across the High Plains.

Our content is available online at hppr.org, so it is accessible worldwide.

HPPR is the first or second radio station choice of our member-listeners, who average 5.5 hours of listening time per week.

More than 83 percent of our listeners support businesses that underwrite with HPPR.

Here’s your chance to tap into this audience.

Reach out to:

Ruth Ellen Lynch, Texas Underwriting Sales Representative

Email: rlynch@hppr.org

Direct Line: 806-576-0341

Cell: 901-218-5264

Amarillo Main Office: 806-367-9088

Garden City Main / Toll Free: 800-678-7444


Dan Adams, Kansas Underwriting Sales Representative

Email: dadams@hppr.org

Direct Line: 620-275-7444 

Cell: 620-640-0105

Garden City Main / Toll Free: 800-678-7444


Get Your Fall Read On

HPPR's Radio Readers Book Club's 2019 Fall Read began this month. The theme is “Navigating Uncharted Waters — Past, Present, & Future.” We’ll be exploring the ways in which our childhood and life experiences inform our worldviews. Are we products of nature or nurture? Many intriguing questions will be explored.

BookBytes can be heard most weekdays at 7:45 a.m. (Central) during Morning Edition and again at 6:45 p.m. (Central) during All Things Considered.


Quotes to know and share from this week’s news on High Plains Public Radio and HPPR Connect:

> “[Survivors] deserve a compassionate response that is informed by the best science that we can give them and on how to notify them.” — Noël Busch-Armendariz, director of the Institute on Domestic Violence & Sexual Assault at UT's Steve Hicks School of Social Work

READ MORE | UT Releases Tool To Help Officials 'Humanely' Notify Sexual Assault Victims About Their Rape Kits

> "The mosquitoes are so bad that he's riding in circles while he's using his phone so the mosquitoes won't bite him. But he was in our parking lot for 30 minutes using our internet because he didn't have access to it anywhere else." — Carrie Andrew, resident of Norwood, Colo.

READ MORE | Rural Coloradans Have Done Strange Things To Get Internet. For Some, Those Days Are Almost Over

> “It’s really important for these small businesses to give them every opportunity to grow." — Texas State Rep. Eddie Rodriguez of Austin

READ MORE | Breweries Start Selling Beer To Go As Texas' New Alcohol Laws Go Into Effect


HPPR.org is your go-to spot for the latest news from the High Plains region, as well as our events, exclusives, and features. You’ll also find the latest national and international news. Here are this week’s TOP STORIES from our website.

  1. US Ag Secretary Asks For Investigation Into Beef Pricing Margins Following Tyson Fire

  2. How Best To Snag And Destroy Bedbugs?

  3. HPPR's Phone Lines Are Back Up

  4. Whatever Happened To ... The Mysterious Kidney Disease Striking Central America?

  5. Hours After Odessa Shooting, Texas Loosens Gun Laws

  6. Radio Readers Special Edition: The Garcia Family - The Price of First-Class Citizenship

  7. From Mar-A-Lago To Trump Hotels, Reporter Says Trump Profits As President

  8. High Plains Outdoors: What Constitutes A Trophy Buck?

  9. Odessa Shooter Bought Gun At Private Sale, Had Been Blocked In 2014 Over 'Mental Health Issue'

  10. This Labor Day Weekend: Corn, Dogs Don't Mix


HPPR’s Living Room Concert series brings live music to the High Plains. Check out the schedule here.


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