Oct 11, 2006

Austin City Limits to leave longtime home

Austin City Limits will move out of its studio on the University of Texas campus, its home for the past 32 years, and into a new downtown Austin facility in 2009, reports the Austin American-Statesman. Bill Stotesberry, KRLU g.m., says the new theater will be roughly the same size as the current studio but will accomodate three times as many seats.

PRPD general sessions

The Public Radio Program Directors Association has posted audio files of general sessions from this year's PRPD conference at its website.

O'Bryon fills Boland's chair in SF

Linda O'Bryon, a creator and onetime co-anchor of pubTV's Nightly Business Report at WPBT in Miami, joins San Francisco-based Northern California Public Broadcasting (KQED/KTEH) as chief content officer, says the Sun-Sentinel, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. O'Bryon is now NBR's executive editor and g.m. of WPBT's NBR Enterprises. John Boland, her predecessor in San Francisco, set off an instance of musical chairs when he moved to PBS as its first chief content officer in June.