KLRU public TV, former home of ‘Austin City Limits’ moving

Staff Writer

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — KLRU, the public television station that has operated from the University of Texas since it went on the air in 1962, will move to Austin Community College’s Highland campus in 2020, where it will have more space as well as an expanded role in community initiatives and workforce development.
“This is going to be a great collaboration,” Richard Rhodes, ACC’s president and CEO, told the Austin American-Statesman. He added on a lighter, rhetorical note, “Big Bird will be here with R.B.,” referring to the Sesame Street character and the Riverbat, ACC’s mascot.
Bill Stotesbery, KLRU’s CEO and general manager, said, “We’ve had a great relationship with UT and the Moody College of Communication. There’s so much history here. But at the same time the opportunity to build a partnership with a college like ACC that has the kind of community mission they have is very exciting for us.”...To read more, please refer to our print or online edition.