Karen Holp http://kgou.org en KGOU On iTunes Radio http://kgou.org/post/kgou-itunes-radio <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It sure seems as if the world is moving faster and faster!&nbsp; And now, the opportunity to listen to </span>KGOU<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in digital spaces has just increased.</span></p><p>KGOU now has our audio stream as a station inside iTunes Radio!</p><p>If you are already an iTunes customer, and if you have iTunes installed on your desktop, your iPad or iPhone, then you can listen to KGOU in iTunes Radio.&nbsp; Simply go to the radio area, and search for KGOU. Then you make it your favorite by adding it to your personal “My Stations” list.</p> Sun, 27 Jul 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Karen Holp 34090 at http://kgou.org KGOU On iTunes Radio Covering Government: The Work Of Reporters http://kgou.org/post/covering-government-work-reporters <p>July 20, 2014</p><p>This is from the Manager’s Desk.</p><p>A new study by Pew Research confirms what many of us knew … that the number of full time journalists covering state government continues to decline.&nbsp; Here’s <a href="http://www.journalism.org/2014/07/10/americas-shifting-statehouse-press/" target="_blank">a link</a> to that study.</p> Sun, 20 Jul 2014 14:00:00 +0000 Karen Holp 33598 at http://kgou.org Covering Government: The Work Of Reporters Happy New Fiscal Year! http://kgou.org/post/happy-new-fiscal-year-0 <p>June 29, 2014</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This is from the Manager’s Desk.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Yes, that is Auld Lang </span>Syne<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> in the background as we fold up and put way the books on fiscal year 2014.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">In the last twelve months, we…</span></p><ul><li>Maintained a quality broadcast and digital services twenty four hours per day, three hundred and sixty five days a year.</li><li>Launched the Oklahoma Tornado Project and continued the StateImpact Oklahoma reporting efforts,</li><li>Won a number of awards for staff and student work, including 3 national awards,</li><li>Said farewell to staff members Kurt Gwartney and Kathy Hawkins, and</li><li>Saw continued audience and business support growth in support of our service.</li></ul><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Thank you for the success of fiscal year fourteen.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Sun, 29 Jun 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Karen Holp 32310 at http://kgou.org Happy New Fiscal Year! Happy Retirement To Kathy Hawkins, KGOU Business Manager http://kgou.org/post/happy-retirement-kathy-hawkins-kgou-business-manager <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">June 22, 2014</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This is from the Manager’s Desk.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This week, I’m giving tribute to </span>KGOU’s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Business Manager of the last eight years, Kathy Hawkins, who is retiring at the end of the month.</span></p> Sun, 22 Jun 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Karen Holp 31829 at http://kgou.org Happy Retirement To Kathy Hawkins, KGOU Business Manager Summer Solstice Is No Time To Dream http://kgou.org/post/summer-solstice-no-time-dream <p>June 15, 2014</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This is from the Manager’s Desk.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">It may be hard to think but we are now in the last week of spring!</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The summer solstice comes just before </span>6 a.m.<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> on Saturday, June </span>21st<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Ah, midsummer’s eve – dreams of fairies and maypoles, of bonfires, and plays within plays.</span></p><p></p><blockquote><div>“If we shadows have offended,</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>Think but this, and all is mended,</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>That you have but slumbered here</div><div>&nbsp;</div><div>While these visions did appear.”</div><div>&nbsp;</div></blockquote><p><span style="line-height: 1.5; background-color: transparent;">But we have no time to dream now!</span></p><p> Sun, 15 Jun 2014 13:59:17 +0000 Karen Holp 31370 at http://kgou.org Summer Solstice Is No Time To Dream Jazz In June 2014 http://kgou.org/post/jazz-june-2014 <p>June 8, 2014</p><p>This is from the Manager’s Desk.</p><p>Next week, Jazz in June’s annual concerts, clinics and musician jams are here in Norman. Check the<a href="http://jazzinjune.org" target="_blank"> Jazz in June web page</a> for more information about the concerts – from locations, times, the artistic line up and more.&nbsp;</p> Sun, 08 Jun 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Karen Holp 30748 at http://kgou.org Jazz In June 2014 Take KGOU With You Wherever You Go! http://kgou.org/post/take-kgou-you-wherever-you-go <p>June 1, 2014</p><p>This is from the Manager’s Desk.</p><p>This week, I’m touring KGOU’s services in digital spaces.&nbsp; Start with the web page at KGOU!&nbsp; Of course the local news and programs from <a href="http://kgou.org/news">KGOU</a> are there, plus <a href="http://kgou.org/npr-news">NPR news</a>, but the <a href="http://www.publicbroadcasting.net/kgou/events.eventsmain?">Calendar section</a> of local non-profit events is amazing.&nbsp;</p><p>There is an easy way to view the site on your mobile phone or tablet, and an <a href="http://kgou.org/rss">RSS feed</a> for each of KGOU’s regular features.&nbsp; Stay here and look around, bookmark the site, subscribe to the RSS feeds, listen to the live stream, and <a href="http://kgou.org/donate-online">make a donation</a>.</p><p>KGOU also maintains Facebook pages for <a href="https://www.facebook.com/kgounews">KGOU News</a>, the <a href="https://www.facebook.com/weekendblues">Weekend Blues</a>, and <a href="https://www.facebook.com/radioIndianTimes">Indian Times</a>, and Twitter feeds for <a href="http://www.twitter.com/kgounews">KGOU News</a> and <a href="https://twitter.com/worldviewskgou">World Views</a>. Sun, 01 Jun 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Karen Holp 30364 at http://kgou.org Take KGOU With You Wherever You Go! June Is Always Busy -- Support KGOU Now! http://kgou.org/post/june-always-busy-support-kgou-now <p>May 25, 2014</p><p>This is from the "The Manager's Desk."</p><p>In one month, KGOU’s fiscal year will end.&nbsp; As usual, I am spending some time looking at the membership revenue to date, and making sure that expenses are what we planned.&nbsp;</p><p>There are a number of membership one-time pledges still outstanding from the spring membership drive. And it means that if your membership pledge needs to be paid, you have about four weeks to get it done.</p> Sun, 25 May 2014 11:06:00 +0000 Karen Holp 29912 at http://kgou.org June Is Always Busy -- Support KGOU Now! KGOU and StateImpact Oklahoma Receive National Award http://kgou.org/post/kgou-and-stateimpact-oklahoma-receive-national-award <p>May 18, 2014</p><p>This is from the Manager’s Desk. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>KGOU and StateImpact Oklahoma will receive a national award on June 20<sup>th</sup>. But first a little background.</p><p>Three years ago, the public radio and television stations formed the Oklahoma Public Media Exchange.&nbsp; The first collaboration was StateImpact Oklahoma, led by KGOU and delivering content to all the stations. And the stations are talking to each other more, sharing more.</p> Sun, 18 May 2014 11:00:00 +0000 Karen Holp 29402 at http://kgou.org KGOU and StateImpact Oklahoma Receive National Award KGOU Wins Awards http://kgou.org/post/kgou-wins-awards-0 <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">May 11, 2014</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This is from the Manager’s Desk.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The </span>KGOU<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> staff, students, and projects – the Oklahoma Tornado Project and </span>StateImpact<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Oklahoma – together have received 59 awards for work in 2013.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">There is one national win that I will tell you about next week.</span></p> Sun, 11 May 2014 12:47:00 +0000 Karen Holp 29022 at http://kgou.org KGOU Wins Awards