KDAQ Repairs:

Bill Beckett

Program Director

Bill became Program Director for Red River Radio in January 2010. He is an honors graduate from Bowling Green State University in Ohio where he was also inducted into the Golden Key National Honor Society. He began his professional career in 1985 as Traffic Manager and Recording Engineer for WGTE-FM in Toledo Ohio, where he later served as Operations Manager. While in Ohio he taught beginning and advanced multi-track recording studio techniques at his Alma Mater, Bowling Green State University. In 1990 Bill accepted the position as Program Director for WUFT-FM in Gainesville Florida, serving there for 19 years. He is a seasoned radio producer of both music and documentaries programs and has been honored with numerous awards over his career from the Ohio Educational Broadcasters, the Florida Associated Press, the National Association of Community Broadcasters, the Society of Professional Journalists, the Council on Contemporary Families, and The Radio and Television News Directors Association. In 2000 he was a co-recipient National Edward R. Murrow Award: Best Documentary for the program Apalachicola Doin’ Time, along with co-producer Donna Green-Townsend and student associate producers Daniel Beasley and Joshua Azriel. He was co-recipient of a Regional Edward R. Murrow Award for the documentaries Ground Water Garrison  (2003) and The Long Road  (2007). 
     Bill has a passion for art, music, theatre, literature, and film. He also has a keen interest in history, the sciences, and politics and he brings this broad range of interests and knowledge to his role as Programmer and Producer. 

 

Pages

9:00pm

Fri November 21, 2014
Caravan

Caravan: Brandi Carlisle Live

Airs Friday, March 29 at 9 p.m.  This week on the Caravan we'll feature some familiar sounds to open, music from Jethro Tull, plus new music from the Hat Check Girl, Allison Crow, and Louisiana's Chris Belleau. Later in our first hour, an eopic performance from Aretha Franklin. On our Concert Hour this week feature Brandi Carlisle coming to you from Bonnoroo,... and in our final hour we'll search for the lost verses. Join me Friday at 9 for the Caravan on Red River Radio.

Read more

12:21pm

Wed November 19, 2014
Local

KDAQ Repairs Update.

Wednesday, December 3. Repairs to our Satellite Receiver at KDAQ have been completed and we are operating again at stable low power. We are still operating with temporary repairs to our transmission line as well and are on low power until further repairs can be made. We hope to have full power restored soon. Thanks for your patience.

Tags: 

6:00pm

Tue November 18, 2014
Bird Calls

Bird Calls with Cliff Shackelford

Cliff Shackelford

Airs Tuesday, November 18 at 6 p.m. Once again Ornithologist Cliff Shackelford, from the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department, will take questions about all our feathered friends on "Bird Calls" from Red River Radio. If you have a photo or the recorded sound of a bird that you'd like Cliff to research and identify for this show please send them to wbeckett@lsus.edu. We'll also post your photos and recorded sounds on our website after the show. Join us Tuesday, November 18 at 6 p.m. for Bird Calls and call in a 800-552-8502 with your questions. 


Read more

9:00pm

Fri November 14, 2014
Caravan

Caravan: Harvey Reid Live

Airs Friday, November 14 at 9 p.m. This week on the Caravan we feature classic cuts from Neil Young & David Crosy, some R&B infused music from Pablo Cruise and some African inspired grooves from Regina Carter plus new country blues from the Carolina Chocolate Drops and the Lonesome River Band. We'll also hear from Darien Brahms, Robert Deeble, Dave Van Ronk, the Neville Brothers and Allison Crowe. This weeks concert feature Harvey Reid on stage in a blues and folk infused show with a touch of gospel and in our final hour we travel to Silium's Hill.

Read more

11:28am

Mon November 10, 2014
Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra 2014

Airs Monday, November 10, 2014.  This week on the Pittsburgh Symphony we remember Rafael Fruhbeck de Burgos with his final concert from Heinz Hall.   Maestro Fruhbeck conducts Leonardo Balada’s Symphony No. 6 and Rimsky-Korsakov’s Scheherazade.  Arabella Steinbacher plays the Prokofiev Violin Concerto No. 1.  Jim Cunningham will host this Pittsburgh Symphony Radio Broadcast from Public Radio International.

Pages