Tag: 89.7 NPR News
Curious about the concept of “unretirement”? Then join Chris Farrell, author of Unretirement: How Baby Boomers Are Changing the Way We Think About Work, Community and the Good Life, for a discussion and book signing on Wednesday, June 24 at the Fawcett Center.
2014 was a big year for news in Columbus. During the past 12 months, the 89.7 NPR News team reported on attempts to draw a craft brewery to town, the Columbus Zoo levy, the Ohio State Marching Band Scandal and the lack of snowplows back in February. As the year draws to a close we take a look back at the WOSU’s most viewed news stories.
WOSU Public Media pulled out all its multimedia tools to bring listeners, viewers, and web users the latest on Tuesday’s election. 89-7 NPR News offered live coverage from 8pm to 1am, WOSU TV’s Ohio channel provided live Ohio returns at 10:00, and wosu.org offered a steady stream of election news and anecdotes.
If you’ve been listening to 89.7 NPR News at all this week, you are probably well aware that we are in the middle of our fall pledge drive fundraiser. Pledge drives are an “all hands on deck” type of experience around the station, with a lot of extra hours and late nights for many of the staff, but it’s always exciting and fun.
Columbus Jazz Orchestraâ€™s 2013-2014 concert series, “Swingin’ with the CJO”, will be featured Friday nights in June at 7pm on 89.7 NPR News.
WOSU 89.7 NPR News reporter Mandie Trimble recently tackled the shocking story of Ohio and Franklin County’s high infant mortality rate. Rates are highest among the most vulnerable neighborhoods in central Ohio and the racial disparity is growing.