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KGOU was a student-operated commercial station in the 1970s
Current General Manager Dick Pryor (front row, left) with his co-workers pose for a photo around 1977. ()
License change
Bruce Hinson, a journalism professor, oversaw the transition from commercial station to non-commercial, and championed the fledgling public radio model, seen here with Betty Hickman. (Photo by then-News Director George Ryan) ()
Production room and talent studio
Production room and talent studio/news director's office in Kaufman Hall in the late 1980s. ()
Newsroom in Kaufman Hall studios
News Director Brian Walke (standing) supervised staff and students in the 1980s. ()
Not enough room
Satellite/Automation/Transmitter (SAT) room in Kaufman Hall. It also served as office space for staff and students, like Brian Hardzinski (foreground) in the 2000s. ()
Raising money
Pledge drives were more crowded in the Kaufman Hall studios. Some of our "regulars" volunteered to answer phones while former GM Karen Holp (far left) talks to listeners on the air circa 2005-06. ()
Live shows from Oklahoma
KGOU took to the road occasionally, too. In 1993, the live show Whad-Ya Know? staged a live show at Holmberg Hall on the OU campus in Norman. Host Michael Feldman chatted with the audience after the live broadcast. ()
Adding stations and listeners
Through the last couple of decades KGOU's broadcast stations expanded throughout the state. In 2006, GM Karen Holp cut a ceremonial ribbon to christen the newly signed-on Woodward station. ()
Science Friday
Science Friday came to renovated Holmberg Hall in 2010. Host Ira Flatow (right) talked with local businessmen about wind power during a live broadcast.  ()
Ira Flatow talked with the audience at a reception at the National Weather Center following the live broadcast.
Ira Flatow talked with the audience at a reception at the National Weather Center following the live broadcast.  ()
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