St. Louis Public Radio http://news.stlpublicradio.org en St. Louis Public Radio And The Beacon Join Forces, Take Your Questions http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-public-radio-and-beacon-join-forces-take-your-questions <p>Yesterday, St. Louis Public Radio and the St. Louis Beacon became one. We’ve kept you <a href="http://www.stlbeacon.org/#!/content/33795/beacon_stlpr_merging_112113">up to date</a> throughout the merger process. But now that the merger is complete, we wanted to take the opportunity to answer your questions.</p><p>Director and General Manager Tim Eby, formerly general manager of St. Louis Public Radio, and Editor Margaret Wolf Freivogel, founder of the Beacon, responded to your queries and commented about their vision for the merged organization.</p><p><strong>Why merge?</strong></p> Wed, 11 Dec 2013 22:33:35 +0000 Camille Phillips 32172 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis Public Radio And The Beacon Join Forces, Take Your Questions St. Louis Public Radio, St. Louis Beacon Merger Approved By UM System Curators http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-public-radio-st-louis-beacon-merger-approved-um-system-curators <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">During the University of Missouri Board of Curators' two-day meeting at the University of Missouri-St. Louis, the board unanimously approved the merger of the non-profit news organizations St. Louis Public Radio and the St. Louis Beacon, which is expected to be completed next month.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Leadership at both organizations has been planning the merger for more than a year.</span></p> Fri, 22 Nov 2013 20:49:48 +0000 Tim Lloyd 31656 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis Public Radio, St. Louis Beacon Merger Approved By UM System Curators Discussing Programming Changes With St. Louis Public Radio GM Tim Eby http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/discussing-programming-changes-st-louis-public-radio-gm-tim-eby <p><em>Will be updated with the audio of the discussion with Eby following the program.</em></p><p>As we <a href="http://insidestlpublicradio.wordpress.com/2013/06/25/st-louis-public-radio-collaborating-on-new-programs-beginning-july-1/">announced earlier this week</a>, St. Louis Public Radio's programming schedule will be changing in several ways soon, beginning on July 1.</p><p>Don Marsh speaks with St. Louis Public Radio Director and General Manager Tim Eby today about the changes.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 15:36:34 +0000 Kelsey Proud, Alex Heuer, Don Marsh & Mary Edwards 27766 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Discussing Programming Changes With St. Louis Public Radio GM Tim Eby Bob McCabe Retires After Almost 25 Years At St. Louis Public Radio http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/bob-mccabe-retires-after-almost-25-years-st-louis-public-radio <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Our Bob McCabe will be leaving and taking his trademark slippers with him on Friday as he retires after almost 25 years at St. Louis Public Radio.</span></p><p>We've all loved working with Bob and will miss him tremendously - as we're sure many of you will miss hearing him each weekday morning.</p><p>We spoke with Bob on St. Louis on the Air:</p> Thu, 27 Jun 2013 15:03:32 +0000 Kelsey Proud, Alex Heuer, Mary Edwards & Don Marsh 27764 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Bob McCabe Retires After Almost 25 Years At St. Louis Public Radio St. Louis Public Radio breaks ground on new facility http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-public-radio-breaks-ground-new-facility <p><object height="300" width="400"><param name="flashvars" value="offsite=true&amp;lang=en-us&amp;page_show_url=%2Fphotos%2F52279412%40N08%2Fsets%2F72157626505642352%2Fshow%2F&amp;page_show_back_url=%2Fphotos%2F52279412%40N08%2Fsets%2F72157626505642352%2F&amp;set_id=72157626505642352&amp;jump_to=" /><param name="movie" value="http://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=71649" /><param name="allowFullScreen" value="true" /><embed allowfullscreen="true" flashvars="offsite=true&amp;lang=en-us&amp;page_show_url=%2Fphotos%2F52279412%40N08%2Fsets%2F72157626505642352%2Fshow%2F&amp;page_show_back_url=%2Fphotos%2F52279412%40N08%2Fsets%2F72157626505642352%2F&amp;set_id=72157626505642352&amp;jump_to=" height="300" src="http://www.flickr.com/apps/slideshow/show.swf?v=71649" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="400"></embed></object></p><p>St. Louis Public Radio and the University of Missouri-St. Louis broke ground on a new midtown facility at Grand Center today.</p><p>The new St. Louis Public Radio is being built on a parking lot currently being used by the Fox Theater.</p><p> Fri, 15 Apr 2011 21:52:15 +0000 Adam Allington 965 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis Public Radio to break ground on new building April 15 http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/st-louis-public-radio-break-ground-new-building-april-15 <p><em>Want to see more images of the new building&#39;s design? Check <a href="http://timjeby.posterous.com/umsl-at-grand-center-home-of-st-louis-public">out a full gallery on Posterous</a>.</em></p><p>Groundbreaking has been set for St. Louis Public Radio and the University of Missouri-St. Louis&rsquo; new home in <a href="http://www.grandcenter.org/">Grand Center</a>.</p><p>The public radio station&rsquo;s general manager, Tim Eby, confirms that work will begin <a href="http://maps.google.com/maps?q=3651+Olive+Street&amp;oe=utf-8&amp;client=firefox-a&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;hq=&amp;hnear=3651+Olive+St,+St+Louis,+Missouri+63108&amp;gl=us&amp;z=16">on the site </a>just east of <a href="http://www.ketc.org/contact/contact.asp">KETC public television</a> on Friday, April 15. The three-story, 27,000-square-foot building is expected to take one year to complete.</p><p> Tue, 05 Apr 2011 18:33:52 +0000 Bill Raack 877 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org St. Louis Public Radio to break ground on new building April 15