Tag: 89.7 NPR News

It’s Fall Pledge Week!

It’s Fall Pledge Week!

| October 22, 2014 | 0 Comments

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.

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Columbus Jazz Orchestra Brings Jazz To 89.7 NPR News In June

Columbus Jazz Orchestra Brings Jazz To 89.7 NPR News In June

Columbus Jazz Orchestra’s 2013-2014 concert series, “Swingin’ with the CJO”, will be featured Friday nights in June at 7pm on 89.7 NPR News.

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Black Infant Mortality Issue – Ohio 49th of 50 States

Black Infant Mortality Issue – Ohio 49th of 50 States

| May 30, 2014 | 0 Comments

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.

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89.7 NPR News wins Ohio AP Awards

89.7 NPR News wins Ohio AP Awards

| May 20, 2014 | 0 Comments

In competition with Ohio public and commercial radio stations, WOSU Public Media is proud to announce that our own Mandie Trimble was named Best Radio Reporter in Ohio by the Associated Press Media Editors Association.

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Zoo Levy Issue – What Voters Should Know

Zoo Levy Issue – What Voters Should Know

| April 28, 2014 | 0 Comments

WOSU 89.7 NPR News has produced a five part series on the primary issues related to the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium Levy.

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A reason to support WOSU — Our Report to the Community

A reason to support WOSU — Our Report to the Community

| April 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

It’s pledge week on 89.7 NPR News and Classical 101. You might wonder about supporting the top radio news operation in the state of Ohio or the only source for classical music on the radio dial. If you need more information about ALL that WOSU does in the central Ohio community, please spend a minute to review our 2013 Community Report.

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Here & Now JFK Special Tracks Assassination Events

Here & Now JFK Special Tracks Assassination Events

| November 21, 2013 | 0 Comments

In an interesting take on the JFK assassination anniversary on Friday, NPR’s Here & Now will track the events in Dallas on November 22, 1963 in close to real time.  The series of special reports starting at noon and continuing to 4 pm on 89.7 NPR News will mirror the news as it was reported [...]

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89.7 Week Long Series Focuses on Columbus School Levy

89.7 Week Long Series Focuses on Columbus School Levy

| October 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

On Nov. 5, Columbus School District voters face a big decision – whether to approve a 24 percent increase in school taxes. WOSU 89.7 NPR News is taking a week-long critical look at the levy request.

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October Radio Pledge – WOSU Needs You!

October Radio Pledge – WOSU Needs You!

| October 9, 2013 | 0 Comments

People are often surprised by how critical membership is to WOSU’s bottom line. Despite what you might hear about federal, state or University funding, over a third of the budget comes from individual members and private support makes up the majority of the annual $9.6 million WOSU budget.

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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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