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On Feb. 16, during the Austin City Council public comment regarding the proposed ordinance requiring private employers to provide paid sick leave for their workers, a list of businesses opposing the ordinance was read aloud. It included KUTX. 

This was erroneous.

As a state agency, we are prohibited from taking an official position on political issues. Moreover, we are a journalistic enterprise and would never take a position on an issue like this.


AUSTIN, Texas – Feb. 1, 2018 – What better time to show love and appreciation for the Austin music scene than in February – the month known for love?

KUTX 98.9, the Austin Music Experience; the Austin Music Foundation; and the City of Austin Music and Entertainment Division have declared February “Love Austin Music Month” and are making a concerted effort to highlight and spread the love of Austin Music.

Nate Ryan

Special Guests Shovels & Rope, Snarky Puppy, Gaby Moreno Pete Holmes to Perform

AUSTIN, Texas – Jan. 10, 2018 – Chris Thile, musician, singer, songwriter, radio personality, Grammy® winner and MacArthur Fellow, hosts the radio variety show “Live from Here” from the Bass Concert Hall Jan. 27, with special musical guests Shovels & Rope, Snarky Puppy, comedian Pete Holmes and duet partner Gaby Moreno.

KUT Adds An Hour Of 'Morning Edition' To Weekdays

Dec 18, 2017

Alec Baldwin’s “Here’s The Thing” comes to KUT Friday nights

KUT to Announce Replacement for “The Tavis Smiley Show” in January

AUSTIN, Texas – Dec. 18, 2017 – KUT 90.5, Austin’s NPR station, is expanding the broadcast time for its most listened-to program, “Morning Edition.”

Jorge Sanhueza-Lyon

StoryCorps MobileBooth to park in front of Bullock History Museum for four weeks to record the stories of local residents

AUSTIN, Texas – Dec. 12, 2017 – StoryCorps, a renowned nonprofit organization celebrating the stories of everyday Americans, will record interviews in Austin from Jan. 5 to Feb. 2, 2018 as part of its cross-country MobileBooth tour. Having collected more than 65,000 interviews from Americans in all 50 states, StoryCorps has gathered one of the largest single collections of human voices ever recorded.