Sister Stations: How KCRW and Marfa Public Radio Make Magic Together

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How can a big station support the work of a rural station? What can a small station teach a large station, especially when they’re operating with different budgets, different staff resources, and different broadcast areas? Learn how KCRW and Marfa Public Radio became sister stations and answered these questions, creating a partnership that allowed both urban and rural public media to thrive. Discover a new path towards the future of public media that can better reflect the diversity of our nation.


Jennifer Ferro | CEO | KCRW
Elise Pepple | General Manager | Marfa Public Radio