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Focusing our efforts on Columbus’ South Side

Focusing our efforts on Columbus’ South Side

| September 16, 2013 | 1 Comment

If you missed the latest Columbus Neighborhoods – South Side documentary Monday night, no fear.  It will run again on WOSU TV Thursday night (9/19) at 9 pm and again Sunday afternoon (9/22) at 4 pm.  This is an ALL WOSU effort for our community to learn more about the history and future of our [...]

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Join us for a “WOSU Media Munch”

Join us for a “WOSU Media Munch”

| July 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

We’ve unveiled a new series of speakers bureau presentations for any civic and social organization across central Ohio called the “WOSU Media Munch.” Basically, you learn about WOSU and its programming and get to munch on something at the same time! The Friends Board of WOSU makes the presentations assisted by WOSU staffers.

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WOSU 89.7 NPR News – AP Outstanding Radio News Award

WOSU 89.7 NPR News – AP Outstanding Radio News Award

| May 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

89.7 NPR News swept just about every reporting category and was named the Outstanding Radio News Operation by the Ohio Associated Press over the weekend.

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Free TV with No Monthly Bills!

Free TV with No Monthly Bills!

| March 14, 2013 | 1 Comment

A recent paid ad in the Columbus Dispatch made me laugh out loud.  The full page ad blares a headline “Public gets Free TV with no monthly bills” as if this was a revolutionary new concept. WOSU TV PBS has been serving Columbus for free for 56 years. 

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Shouting Out to New WOSU Members

Shouting Out to New WOSU Members

| March 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

Our WOSU Friends Advisory Board is a group of avid volunteers who help WOSU in many ways – advocacy, fundraising, promotion, outreach and more.  After the board meeting this past Wednesday, they took to the phones to help us say THANK YOU to recent contributors.  Nearly 700 calls were made over a 90 minute period!  [...]

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WOSU partners with Godman Guild to assist Weinland Park students

WOSU partners with Godman Guild to assist Weinland Park students

| January 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

WOSU is working with the Godman Guild to provide access and training to the latest technology and educational games as part of the after school experience in one of Columbus’ poorest areas.

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The Nine Worst Things About Being Over 50

The Nine Worst Things About Being Over 50

| January 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Ok, perhaps there is more than nine!  I spied this piece while reviewing our web portal NEXT AVENUE – a new offering by WOSU and an umbrella source of news and information for anyone beyond 50.  So as you read these nine, they begin to sound that those of us over 50 are on a [...]

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Downton Abbey Premieres on WOSU TV

Downton Abbey Premieres on WOSU TV

| January 6, 2013 | 0 Comments

Downton Abbey has a run of seven new episodes for its third season on WOSU TV and PBS over the next several weeks – Sunday nights on Masterpiece at 9 pm.  Even if you haven’t caught on yet to this compelling series, its not too late. It has some fervent supporters and viewers as was [...]

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Join Your Friends for the Downton Abbey Premiere at the Southern.

Join Your Friends for the Downton Abbey Premiere at the Southern.

| December 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

WOSU has a special High Tea event this Saturday, January 5th at the Westin Columbus that is SOLD OUT.  However, WOSU invites you to join us at 4:30 at the Southern Theatre (doors open at 4 pm)  to see the premiere screening of the first hour of Downton Abbey Season Three.  This is a free [...]

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Put WOSU in your Year End Giving — Today!

Put WOSU in your Year End Giving — Today!

| December 31, 2012 | 0 Comments

It’s New Year’s Eve, and WOSU is still a bevy of activity as we gather the news for 89.7, focus on providing suitable new year classical music with our local hosts all day on Classical 101 and lineup all our special programming for WOSU TV.  Our staff is a passionate and dedicated lot, just as [...]

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