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WOSU hits Capitol Hill as Sequestration hits all Public Media

WOSU hits Capitol Hill as Sequestration hits all Public Media

| March 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

I would just as soon we never had to learn the meaning of this new word in our vocabulary: Sequestration. But there it is, this unlucky 13 letter word that is dominating the news and impacts the fiscal health of all federally funded organizations including all of public broadcasting.  At WOSU Public Media, we receive [...]

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Columbus Neighborhoods is Back!

Columbus Neighborhoods is Back!

| November 7, 2012 | 0 Comments

Whether the election results went your way or another way, the robo-calls and negative political ads are gone! For that alone we should all celebrate. I hope you found WOSU TV and Radio a safe haven from those ads. Our focus now turns back to the neighborhoods of Columbus the premiere of our sixth neighborhood [...]

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Watch Columbus Neighborhoods at Easton…Then Shop!

Watch Columbus Neighborhoods at Easton…Then Shop!

| October 29, 2012 | 0 Comments

If you’ve missed any of WOSU’s major documentaries starring the city of Columbus, you can see them free on the big screen in brilliant Blu-Ray at AMC Easton 30 for the next two Saturday mornings – Nov. 3 and 10, starting at 10 am.  Celebrate the different neighborhoods that make up our great city as the 2012 bicentennial year [...]

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Celebrations and Thanks!

Celebrations and Thanks!

| October 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

The WOSU staff celebrated two events on Friday with an assist from a generous contribution by Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams.

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Two Emmy Awards for WOSU!

Two Emmy Awards for WOSU!

| July 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

WOSU Public Media has received more Emmy awards for its Columbus Neighborhoods  series and for ArtZine, a project that features local artists, events, and arts organizations.  The awards were given over the weekend by the Ohio Valley Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.  See more detail and also watch the videos [...]

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Jazz Moves Columbus – The Documentary : Watch it Here

Jazz Moves Columbus – The Documentary : Watch it Here

| July 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Jazz Moves Columbus is a new WOSU documentary that chronicles the creation of the performance series of the same name earlier this year.  The theatrical collaboration staged by BalletMet, the Columbus Jazz Orchestra (CJO), and WOSU Public Media  was performed 13 times in February at the Riffe Center to celebrate Columbus’s bicentennial. The behind-the-scenes look [...]

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Civil War African American Soldiers Get Grave Markers

Civil War African American Soldiers Get Grave Markers

| June 18, 2012 | 0 Comments

If you didn’t catch Sam Hendren’s piece on WOSU 89.7 FM today, you need to listen to this story from Green Lawn Cemetery in Columbus where volunteers and students are working to identify African American Civil War veterans and mark their gravesites. Organized as a non-profit in 1848, Green Lawn represents a vast treasure for [...]

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Harper Lee – Tonight on WOSU TV

Harper Lee – Tonight on WOSU TV

| April 2, 2012 | 0 Comments

Harper Lee continues to live in Alabama with one publication to her name – To Kill a Mockingbird.  I am proud owner of a signed version of her seminal book and have one Harper Lee story to share involving, of all things, a radio pledge drive.  I once worked at Alabama Public Radio at the [...]

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When visiting COSI, Turn right!

When visiting COSI, Turn right!

| March 5, 2012 | 0 Comments

So, you are at COSI for an event or have kids running about and looking for an adult distraction.  I suggest you “turn right” as you come into the COSI lobby.  Even before you reach the famous COSI pendulum, if you take a right, you will see a working Firestone automobile that was manufactured here [...]

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Celebrating Columbus History – Looking back to our Centennial

Celebrating Columbus History – Looking back to our Centennial

| February 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

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