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OETA Wins Big at Oklahoma AP Broadcasters Awards

Posted by Chase Harvick at

OETA took home 12 Oklahoma AP Broadcasters Awards for live election coverage and other local journalism. 

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Sesame Street to Remain on OETA

Updated by Ashley Barcum at

A lot of Sesame Street news has been flooding the news feeds about a new deal between Sesame Street and HBO. For those who support OETA's educational mission and value the role Sesame Street plays in furthering that mission, let us clear the media clutter and get beyond the headlines: Sesame Street will continue to air on OETA as part of our PBS KIDS weekday lineup. 

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Goodbye and Good Luck, Dick Pryor!

Updated by Chase Harvick, Dick Pryor at

After an unparalleled 25 years of covering Oklahoma's most important news, people and events that OETA Deputy Director and Editor-in-Chief Dick Pryor announced he is "hanging up the notebook". We asked Pryor to reflect on his quarter century with the station and to share some insights gathered along the way.

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AUGUSTFEST: SUMMER’S BEST

Updated by Ashley Barcum at

Take a break from the heat with specials handpicked to beat the summertime blues! This year, OETA gives you even more reasons to beat the heat during AugustFest. From Ken Burns to peach pies and Frank Sinatra or from Downton Abbey to Doc Martin and Celtic Woman, this year’s specials cover the best of both “ponds.” 

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The Last Poster Child: New Local Doc Premieres TONIGHT!

Updated by Ashley Barcum at

Explore the extraordinary life of OETA's own Pam Henry, polio poster child and pioneering broadcast journalist, Thursday July 16 at 7pm.

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