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Classical 101 broadcasting Columbus Symphony “live”

Classical 101 broadcasting Columbus Symphony “live”

| October 3, 2013 | 0 Comments

With long time host Christopher Purdy at the helm, Classical 101 (101.1 FM) will be broadcasting one of the mightiest works of all time – Mahler’s “Resurrection” Symphony LIVE this Saturday night, October 5th at 8 pm.

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Columbus Neighborhoods Series Returns with South Side!

Columbus Neighborhoods Series Returns with South Side!

| September 9, 2013 | 2 Comments

The Emmy Award winning local documentary series, Columbus Neighborhoods, returns with a profile of the South Side (or is it the South End?) of Columbus at 8 pm next Monday night, September 16th on WOSU TV.

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NPR’s President Resigns

NPR’s President Resigns

| August 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

WOSU listeners – I’m passing on the unfortunate news of the resignation of Gary Knell as President and CEO of NPR. Gary has been a dynamic leader for NPR, but is leaving after two years with the network. He will be missed. I wanted to share a portion of his letter to NPR stations today.

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Don’t Miss It  — Inspiring John Glenn Doc Premieres Wednesday

Don’t Miss It — Inspiring John Glenn Doc Premieres Wednesday

| July 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

You might think you know something about John Glenn, but this one hour documentary reveals the full extent of his awe inspiring life.  His courage, his commitment to his country, his ideals and humanity are all here.  It’s a touching piece spanning Glenn’s life from WWII to today.  Spend an hour with a man who [...]

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Ricky Skaggs on WOSU’s Bluegrass Ramble

Ricky Skaggs on WOSU’s Bluegrass Ramble

| May 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

Ricky Skaggs was interviewed this week by Rich Baker of WOSU 89.7′s Bluegrass Ramble.  He talked about his Friday night show in Columbus with ProMusica, but also playing the Parsons Avenue clubs and living in West Jeff for a couple of years as a teenager. 

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OSU Commencement highlight is President Obama

OSU Commencement highlight is President Obama

| May 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

I attended the graduation of my oldest daughter in the Shoe on Sunday.  It’s not many times you have a sitting President give your commencement speech, so it was exciting despite the long day.  WOSU provided live web streaming of the speech and we had over 11 thousand page views with viewership from 76 different [...]

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89.7 NPR News Starts its Spring Pledge Drive – Give Now!

89.7 NPR News Starts its Spring Pledge Drive – Give Now!

| April 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

The 89.7 FM Spring Pledge Drive goes from Thursday, April 18 through Friday, April 26.  Our goal is $250,000, which goes directly to pay for the national and local programming you listen to every day. Future programming decisions hinge on maintaining and increasing memberships at WOSU. Every dollar, every pledge, is critical.

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Ken Burns presents Central Park documentary tonight

Ken Burns presents Central Park documentary tonight

| April 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Ken Burns departs from his long loving pans of old photos to tackle more current events with this incredible documentary called THE CENTRAL PARK FIVE airing tonight at 9 pm on WOSU PBS.  It’s a difficult time in our country right now with the Boston tragedy, but this dramatic story and slice of history is [...]

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In The Know Championship Game – Upper Arlington vs. Bexley

In The Know Championship Game – Upper Arlington vs. Bexley

| April 12, 2013 | 0 Comments

The 30th year of In The Know wraps up this Thursday night, April 18 at 5:30 on WOSU TV with the championship game – Upper Arlington vs. Bexley High School -  two great and historic schools in our community. 

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In The Know Celebrates 30 years on WOSU TV

In The Know Celebrates 30 years on WOSU TV

| April 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

In The Know has been challenging the best and brightest from High Schools across WOSU’s coverage area for 30 years.  And the result has not only been a fun, stimulating show, but over $500,000 in scholarships for student participants. 

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