|City||Prairie View, Texas|
|Broadcast area||Greater Houston|
|Branding||"The Original, 91.3 FM"|
|Slogan||"The Original Sound of Public Radio"|
|First air date||February 22, 1982|
|Callsign meaning||Prairie View A&M University|
|Owner||Prairie View A&M University|
KPVU 91.3 FM is a college radio station located on the campus of Prairie View A&M University in Prairie View, Texas, 25 miles northwest of Houston's city limits. The station's playlist mainly consists of jazz, but at other times it plays Urban AC-level R&B and Gospel as well.
The signal is a rimshot over the northwestern portions of the Greater Houston area, fringing out over parts of the city.
Veteran broadcaster Ed Shannon was the first station manager at KPVU-FM. Shannor previously worked at KAPE-AM radio in San Antonio, Texas and KHOU-TV in Houston, Texas. Lori Gray, Esq. Became station manager in 1988 to 1998. Larry Coleman began as program director, then became station manager until 2008. Dr. Carol L. Adams-Means was the first news director beginning in October 1982, and served in that capacity until 1998. Adams-Means worked in Houston media at KHOU-TV, KUHT-TV, KENR-AM and KULF-AM. Charles Porter, Jr. also served as program director. Dave Cassels has served as engineer for many years.
- KPVU official website
- Query the FCC's FM station database for KPVU
- Radio-Locator information on KPVU
- Query Nielsen Audio's FM station database for KPVU
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