Tag: 89.7 FM
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.
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.
It was an unprecedented day of breaking news last Friday after a night of violence and chaos in Boston. WOSU’s 89.7 NPR News provided live programming from NPR and the Boston NPR affiliate WBUR throughout the day and into the night.
Like most of America, public radio stations learned this morning that the over two decade run of Talk of the Nation will end in a few months. WOSU will be considering all options in replacing the program, which airs from 2-4 pm daily on 89.7 FM.
Want to actually have fun talking politics? You won’t want to miss this special opportunity, but you have to reserve your seat. Join NPR’s Talk of the Nation Host Neal Conan and Political Junkie Ken Rudin for an evening of politics, trivia, puzzles…and bad jokes. WOSU presents the Political Junkie Road Show at 7 pm. [...]
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 [...]
A good friend recently received an award and roughly quoted Jack Benny – “I don’t deserve this, but I also don’t deserve the arthritis in my left knee and I need to accept both.” It’s a good line and reminded me of my arthritic knees as we watch the amazing athletes on display at the [...]
Folks, here is an excerpt from a WOSU press release issued this afternoon. This is bittersweet in that 820AM has been part of WOSU and Ohio State since 1922, but we’ve planned for years to move our focus to FM to grow our listenership and this completes the circle. – WOSU Public Media announced today [...]