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About KLRN Television

Our mission is to open a world of lifelong learning through trustworthy and enriching programs on-air, online and in our community. Our vision is to be indispensable to our community's well-being by using the power of media to inform, entertain and inspire.

Contact us

We are always interested in viewers' comments or questions about KLRN's programming or website. Call us at (210) 270-9000, or e-mail us directly at For more contact information, see our Contact Page.

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Boards and open meetings

KLRN Public Television complies with the Open Meetings Requirement of the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. For a complete list of open meetings, board members and corporate officers, see our boards and meetings page.

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Community Advisory Board

The Community Advisory Board (CAB) is an important way for us to receive feedback from viewers about our programming, community, and education activities.

CAB meetings are facilitated discussions of community issues, KLRN programming and services, and other subjects relating to the role of public media in San Antonio and South Central Texas. The meetings are scheduled in the early evenings, and take place on the third Thursday in October, January, April, and July. During the COVID pandemic, meetings will be conducted virtually. Members can connect through the Zoom platform or can call into the meeting. Members serve on the board for two years.

The CAB consists of individuals who are selected to represent the community's diversity – including ethnicity, age, education, occupation, and place of residence. KLRN senior managers attend every meeting.

If you are interested in becoming a member, please download this PDF, fill it out and email it to

Policies and program proposals

Learn about our program proposal process, and policies covering closed captions, online usage and public service announcements on our policies page.

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Video studio rentals, and video production services

KLRN Public Television has fully functional television and video studios, along with equipment and crews to make your film or video production project successful. Being one of the largest TV studios in the surrounding area, we also have space for events, meetings, workshops and more. Contact us for a tour!

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Public files

To access our financial reports, go to our reports page.

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KLRN history

KLRN-TV Channel 9 began operations in September 1962 as a joint-city licensee serving both San Antonio and Austin with a transmitter located in New Braunfels. In 1980, separate governing boards for each station were formed, and in 1984 a new transmitter was installed in San Antonio.

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KLRN is PBS. No one else does what we do.

We get kids ready to learn and we give you opportunities to explore the world around you. We are America’s largest classroom, we turn your living room into the nation’s largest stage for the arts, and we provide a trusted window to the world—and have for over 50 years. Spend some time with us.

Memorials & Tributes

Your contribution to the KLRN Endowment Fund, Inc., either in memory of a loved one or in honor of a special friend or occasion, is a perpetual gift that will help provide for the future of KLRN public television for generations to come. The principle remains untouched, and only a small percentage of earnings on the principle is distributed to the station.

To make a gift, contact Lauren Esquivel at or call her at (210) 208-8446. You may also call the station at (210) 270-9000 and ask for Lauren.