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OETA's state budget slashed by more than 16 percent

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In its final rush to contend with Oklahoma’s budget crisis, state lawmakers voted last week to slash OETA's state appropriation by 16.31 percent, one of the biggest cuts in the fiscal year 2017 state budget.

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OETA wins 20 SPJ awards

Posted by Cassie Gage on

OETA won 20 awards from the Oklahoma chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists at the organization's awards ceremony.

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Oklahoman among the winners of the national Create® Cooking Challenge

Posted by Cassie Gage on

Njeri Wright of Edmond was among the top 16 entrants who were named to the Create® Cooking Challenge's winners circle.

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Walkaround Super Grover to appear at OETA Day

Posted by Cassie Gage on

OETA has announced that Sesame Street’s Walkaround Super Grover will appear at OETA Day Wednesday, April 20. The event is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Oklahoma History Center.

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Perry to be Inducted into Oklahoma Journalism HOF

Posted by Cassie Gage on

Bill Perry, vice president of content production at OETA, is among nine outstanding Oklahoma journalists who will be inducted into the Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame during its 46th anniversary celebration April 28 on the University of Central Oklahoma campus in Edmond.

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Cole Receives APTS Champion of Public Broadcasting Award

Posted by Cassie Gage on

America's Public Television Stations (APTS) today presented its Champion of Public Broadcasting Award to Congressman Tom Cole (R-OK).

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OETA Day Set for April 20 at Oklahoma History Center

Posted by Cassie Gage on

OETA holds its annual community appreciation event, OETA Day, Wednesday, April 20, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Oklahoma History Center.

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OETA, Bacone College Announce Educational Partnership

Posted by Cassie Gage on

OETA has announced an educational outreach partnership with Muskogee-based Bacone College.

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OETA Wins Big at Oklahoma AP Broadcasters Awards

Posted by Chase Harvick on

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

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Goodbye and Good Luck, Dick Pryor

Posted by Dick Pryor, Chase Harvick on

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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OETA Nominated for Seven Emmys

Posted by Ashley Barcum on

The NATAS Heartland Chapter has announced the 2015 Emmy Award nominations – and OETA's locally produced programs earned seven nominations in a variety of categories.

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Gallery's Susan Miller Receives Louis Vineyard Award

Posted by Chase Harvick on

Given annually to the OETA staff member who has done the most to enhance interdivisional cooperation and to boost morale, the 2015 Louis R. Vineyard Award was presented to Gallery's Susan Miller. 

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Society of Professional Journalists - Oklahoma Recognizes OETA with 21 SPJ Awards

Posted by Ashley Barcum on

The Oklahoma Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) announced the 2015 winners at its annual awards ceremony on May 16, with OETA capturing numerous honors.

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OETA Day at the Capitol to Provide PBS Nostalgia for Kids and Adults on April 28

Posted by Ashley Barcum on

The annual free, interactive event for all ages takes place Tuesday April 28 from 9 a.m. – 12 p.m. at the Oklahoma State Capitol's Fourth Floor Rotunda. 

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OETA, American Cancer Society Launch Oklahoma Cancer Project

Posted by Ashley Barcum on

The statewide outreach effort is inspired by a new PBS documentary, CANCER: THE EMPEROR OF ALL MALADIES, from filmmaker Ken Burns, and will explore the history, science and survivor community surrounding Oklahoma’s experience of cancer. 

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