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AboutKLRU's continued growth and success depends on its engagement of the Greater Austin area’s next generation of young professionals and emerging community leaders. Recognizing this need, NEXT members focus their efforts on raising awareness, philanthropic support and community engagement of KLRU. Through events hosted throughout the year, NEXT provides meaningful opportunities to connect with Austin while supporting KLRU’s rich educational, cultural and public affairs programming and services.

Join KLRU Next Today!

MEMBERS of KLRU NEXT:

  • Receive exclusive invitations to signature NEXT and KLRU events
  • Gain access to ticket giveaways including Austin City Limits tapings and free/discounted admission to community events
  • Network with leaders of KLRU and other young professionals in Austin
  • Become a part of shaping the future of KLRU
Join KLRU Next Today!
KLRU Next Members at the Happy Hour

Happy Hour at Contigo Austin

KLRU Next Members at the Happy Hour

Happy Hour at Contigo Austin

KLRU Next Members at the Happy Hour

Happy Hour at Contigo Austin

Our MissionNEXT members serve the mission of KLRU by creating an energetic, dynamic networking environment, focused on learning, exploring the arts and civic engagement and reflecting Austin’s unique and creative culture.

Our HistoryFounded in 2010, NEXT began as a small group of motivated young professionals who came together to share insights and ideas through networking events. Today, KLRU NEXT is over 80 members strong, and hosts a robust variety of events and engagement opportunities. From medicine and law to nonprofit, finance, real estate, marketing, arts and entertainment, the KLRU NEXT membership represents the vast diversity of work, life and passion in Austin.

ALREADY A MEMBER? Join a committee and help guide KLRU NEXT's activities and initiatives. Email klrunext@klru.org to get involved.

ContactFor questions or more information, please contact Megan Breeland, mbreeland@klru.org or (512) 475-9077.