About 88FM

R GV Educational Broadcasting, Inc. is a nonprofit corporation, founded on September 19, 1983 in Brownsville, Texas, under the auspices of the Catholic Diocese of Brownsville to serve the communities of the Valley of the Rio Grande with educational TV and Radio programming.

RGV Educational Broadcasting, Inc. operates KMBH-FM 88.9 (lower valley), KHID-FM 88.1 (upper valley)as noncommercial entities supplying Public Broadcasting to the Rio Grande Valley. RGV Educational Broadcasting’s mission is to provide high-quality, educational, cultural and informational programming to the Valley.

Public Radio 88FM offers award-winning news and information programming from NPR. Programs like “Morning Edition” “All Things Considered”, “Car Talk” and, our local production, combine to create a broadcast schedule that is truly “One-of-a-kind.”

Mission Statement

Public Radio 88FM Mission Statement :
• Education, culture, spiritual values and arts give meaning and sense to the gift of our lives.
• RGV Educational Broadcasting, Inc. is committed to further all levels of education, to promote the arts, spiritual values and cultural development by means of electronic media, specifically for the communities of the Rio Grande Valley in Texas.


  • We believe that an individual who has been provided and surrounded by educational opportunities becomes a builder of society, an instrument of tolerance, an agent of peace and progress, a promoter of culture and civilization.
  • We believe that a community enriched with educational opportunities, in which culture and art flourish, is the best environment for real human development and a warranty of a bright future for new generations.
  • We believe that most of the present crises and tragedies of our world are related to broken opportunities of education for every human being. More and stronger educational media in the world and in our country will guarantee more solutions and less problems.

Station Executive Management


Chris Maley
Acting General Manager
(956) 421-4111

Board of Directors

Chairman Bishop Daniel E. Flores
Board Chair Alvaro Gonzalez
Vice-­‐Chair Andy Hagan
Treasurer Richard Walker
Secretary Monsignor Gustavo Barrera
Pres/CEO Robert M Gutierrez,Jr.

Community Advisory Board

Anthony Salas
Edgar Lopez
Marian Monta
Tom Woolsey
Steve Taylor
Gerard Middlestat
Marsha Nelson

Date of Open Meetings

All open meetings for the Board of Directors and Community Advisory Board are posted and advertised on the 88FM website and radio at least 7 days in advance.

You can also call us at 956-421-4111 for more information regarding exact date and times for any upcoming meetings.

Reports and Documents

EEO Public File Reports

2014 EEO Report
2013 EEO Report
2012 EEO Report

For any questions regarding our public file please email: jpramirez@88fm.org

Diversity Policy

KMBH Diversity Policy

Local Content and Service Report

2011 Report
2012 Report
2013 Report

Audited Financial Statements:

  • FY12 Audited Financial Statement
  • FY13 Audited Financial Statement

  • FORM 990:

    • FY13 Form 990
    • FY12 Form 990
    • FY11 Form 990
    • IRS 990
    • Copies of all financial statements can be made available by calling the station at 956-421-4111 for an appointment and detailed request. B&W copies will be charged $.15 a copy and $.50 for any color copies.