Press Room

  • Transformational grant will create CPR’s first full multi-media news bureau CENTENNIAL, Colo. – January 23, 2013 – Colorado Public Radio (CPR) today announced the addition of an arts news bureau and online arts hub, thanks to a generous three-year, $900,000 grant from the Bonfils-Stanton Foundation.
  • Live Broadcast and Concert Cap Off Debut Year CENTENNIAL, Colo. – October 29, 2012 – When Colorado Public Radio (CPR) launched OpenAir 1340, its new-music station with a Colorado perspective, the goal was simple: serve music enthusiasts who want to explore and discover something new while showcasing today’s thriving generation of talented Colorado musicians.
  • Dr. S. Robert Contiguglia Elected to Chair the Board CENTENNIAL, Colo. – August 9, 2012 – Colorado Public Radio’s (CPR) board of directors named Dr. S. Robert Contiguglia as board chair.
  • CENTENNIAL, Colo. (Feb. 11, 2010) – Colorado Public Radio (CPR) announced Thursday that it has improved its classical music reception in Boulder through a newly acquired lease of Boulder translator 99.9FM. CPR Classical Music broadcasts on 88.1FM in Denver and also provides statewide coverage through other frequencies across Colorado.
  • Kelley Griffin promoted to VP of News & Doug Clifton named VP of Music CENTENNIAL, Colo. – August 1, 2012 – Colorado Public Radio (CPR) announced the promotion of two broadcasting veterans. News Director Kelley Griffin was promoted to vice president of news and Chief Content Officer Doug Clifton was named vice president of music.
  • CENTENNIAL, Colo. – June 26, 2012 – Colorado Public Radio (CPR) and Rocky Mountain PBS won a 2012 Bronze Telly Award in the Film/Video category for a news special co-produced by both organizations.
  • CENTENNIAL, Colo. – June 13, 2012 –  Colorado Public Radio (CPR) announces an expanded lineup of live broadcasts during “SummerFest,” its annual showcase of classical music festivals statewide. CPR will broadcast four live performances, allowing listeners to enjoy unprecedented access to the state’s classical music festivals.
  • CENTENNIAL, Colo. – May 16, 2012 –  Colorado Public Radio’s news team won first place in the feature reporting category and second place in the general reporting category in the 2011 Colorado Associated Press Broadcasters Association Contest. “Colorado Matters” Host Ryan Warner won first place for feature reporting for “Here’s What Happened – ‘Frostbitten’.”
  • CENTENNIAL, Colo. – May 31, 2012 –  Colorado Public Radio (CPR) and The Colorado Symphony invite classical musicians ages 8-18 to audition for National Public Radio’s (NPR) hit show, “From the Top.” “From the Top” with host Christopher O’Riley is a popular NPR radio program showcasing America’s best young classical musicians.
  • CENTENNIAL, Colo. – April 26, 2012 –  Colorado Public Radio’s (CPR) news team was recently honored with a regional Edward R. Murrow Award and two National Headliner Awards. General Assignment Reporter Megan Verlee’s story about an alligator handling class, “Getting Hands-On at Colorado Gators,” won a regional Edward R.