Tag: NPR

Get Free Radio On Your Smartphone Via FM Chip

Get Free Radio On Your Smartphone Via FM Chip

| July 16, 2014 | 0 Comments

Free over-the-air radio, as well as up-to-the-minute public safety and weather information, could be accessible through your smartphone.

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Carl Kasell Stepping Down from Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me!

Carl Kasell Stepping Down from Wait Wait…Don’t Tell Me!

| March 4, 2014 | 0 Comments

After waking up before dawn for 30 years and flying every week to Chicago for the past 15, Carl Kasell has announced he’s stepping down this spring after a five-decade career in broadcasting. Carl will record his final broadcast for Wait Wait… Don’t Tell Me! this spring. Wait Wait airs every Saturday on 89.7 NPR News at 11 am.

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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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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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Boston Tragedy Covered Thoroughly on 89.7 NPR News

Boston Tragedy Covered Thoroughly on 89.7 NPR News

| April 19, 2013 | 0 Comments

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. 

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Talk of the Nation To Be Discontinued

Talk of the Nation To Be Discontinued

| March 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

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.

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From The Top tapes national show at the McCoy Center

From The Top tapes national show at the McCoy Center

| March 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

Last Friday night, the NPR program From The Top came to the McCoy Center for the Arts in New Albany. WOSU was the media sponsor for the evening. 

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Governmental Support – By The Numbers

Governmental Support – By The Numbers

| October 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

With Big Bird taking some headlines during the presidential debates, I thought it might be good to skim the fact from the fiction as the debate turns to numbers.  Perhaps, as they might say on Sesame Street, this could be “sponsored by the fraction 1/100th!” Here we go – Federal support for public broadcasting in [...]

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Behind NPR’s Morning Edition

Behind NPR’s Morning Edition

| October 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

The New York Times has profiled NPR’s Morning Edition Team. The story gives a pretty interesting behind the scenes look at the dual anchors who actually work from Washington DC and California.

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The Political Junkie Road Show comes to Columbus

The Political Junkie Road Show comes to Columbus

| October 1, 2012 | 0 Comments

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. [...]

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