KPVU Public Affairs Programming


Local Programming

The Church and Community in ActionThe Church and Community in Action

The Church and Community in Action focuses on prevalent community and faith-based issues pertaining to citizens within the region. The show’s dialogue is designed to help engage and empower listeners to connect with their local, state and national government entities regarding advocacy and topics affecting the community, airing Sundays 2:00PM until 2:30PM.

The State of the UniversityThe State of the University

The State of the University is a monthly Radio Address by university president, Dr. George C. Wright. The segment focuses on Dr. Wright’s perspective regarding the growth, unity and excellence of Prairie View A&M University and highlights key campus projects, University-wide programs and the achievements of our faculty/staff/students. The State of the University is also geared to address questions from the KPVU listening community and the student-body population. The State of the University airs the 1st Monday of the Month at 9AM with a rebroadcast the following Saturday at 9AM.

Sports on the HillSports on the Hill

Sports on the Hill is hosted by Prairie View’s own students Cam Thomas, Jasmine Marie & TD Hodge. The show provides listeners with an in-depth analysis of high school, college & professional sports. Listen each Monday at 9:30AM.

Latinos on the HillLatinos on the Hill

Latinos on the Hill is a weekly talk show providing a radio journal of news and culture. Locally produced in conjunction with the College of Arts and Sciences, the show provides a global perspective from a Latino viewpoint. Tune in every Tuesday from 9:00AM until 9:30AM with host Amparo Navarrete.

On the HillOn the Hill

On the Hill with Frank D. Jackson is KPVU’s longest-running public affairs talk show featuring news, information and discussions about Prairie View A&M University and its relevance to the city of Prairie View, Waller County, Texas, the United States and the world. Prairie View A&M is an 1890 “land-grant university with its mission of teaching, research & service.” Airing Wednesdays, 9:00AM until 9:30AM.

Outlook on AgricultureOutlook on Agriculture

“Outlook on Agriculture”, sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, delves into the vast and innovative services within Prairie View A&M University’s College of Agriculture & Human Sciences (CAHS). The show provides national trends within the agriculture industry and celebrates the richness of the nearly 140-year heritage and tradition of Agriculture at Prairie View. “Outlook on Agriculture” comes your way on Thursdays at 9am.

What's New Today, with the U.M.A.?What’s New Today, with the U.M.A.?

This show is produced by Prairie View A&M University’s Undergraduate Medical Academy, affectionately known as UMA. The programming features Academy students working with key UMA administrators to bring you the latest in medical news, activities within the UMA and tips to help address various health issues. “What’s New Today, with the UMA?” airs on Fridays at 9am.

Panther Weekend ExpressPanther Weekend Express

“Panther Weekend Express” is a quick recap of Prairie View athletics and gets the listeners ready for the weekend in Panther and key sports contests. Other highlights include a peek at the Southwestern Athletics Conference (SWAC), NCAA regional and top 20 matchups, as well as professional sports. The “Panther Weekend Express” train rolls out on Fridays at 9:30am.

Panther SportsPanther Sports Broadcast

Leonard Moon provides Panther sports play-by-play broadcasts on KPVU. This veteran award-winning journalist has parlayed his experience as host of several boxing shows on syndicated television. Tune-in to 91.3 FM or listen online at


National Programming

Frankie WilsonInside Gospel

Syndicated Christian-based radio show, Inside Gospel, hosted by Stellar award winner, Frankie Wilson, airs weekly on Sundays from 10:00AM until Noon. Wilson got his start at KPVU while a student at Prairie View A&M University. “The show stays consistent to its mission of presenting “real music and real ministry” from multiple genres of Gospel and Christian music, poetry, news and more.”

George KilpatrickNew Inspiration for the Nation

Hosted by George Kilpatrick on Sundays from Noon until 12:30PM, this show celebrates the positive achievements of African-Americans from all walks of life. It’s about people who are standing up to the challenges in their lives, their families, their communities – and owning their power to make a change. The show bridges together news, community service, and entertainment.

Soul of JazzSoul of Jazz

The Soul of Jazz is a two-hour, weekday, afternoon music show featuring the best in classic and contemporary soul/jazz, international rhythms, dance music and other exciting gender-bending styles, Thursdays from 4:00PM until 6:00PM.

Blues Time in the CityBlues Time in the City

Blues Time in the City, hosted by R-R-R Rojene Bailey airs each Saturday, 10:00AM until Noon and presents the best in Traditional & Contemporary blues and Southern Soul, but not in the usual manner….It’s lively, exciting, fast paced; lots of action for a blues show.

Friends of the BluesFriends of the Blues

Listen to hosts “Shuffle Shoes the Blues Guru” and Dr. Skyy Dobro play some of the best blues you’ll hear anywhere, Saturdays from Noon until 2:00PM. They are true blues aficionados. The hosts are immersed in blues culture, past and present, and listeners are the beneficiaries. A real treat for blues lovers!

Steve Edwards Soul ShowThe Steve Edwards Soul Show

Steve Edwards mixes together American soul, U.K. soul, Canadian soul, contemporary jazz, funk – and even pop into great music sets airing weekly on Saturdays from 2:00PM until 4:00PM.

KPVU “Official Disclaimer”

The views and opinions expressed on these programs are not necessarily the views of this station, its management, or Prairie View A&M University. If you have comments or suggestions about this program, please contact us at 936-261-3750 or via email

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