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WOSU AM Listeners should switch to 89.7 FM

WOSU AM Listeners should switch to 89.7 FM

| November 30, 2011 | 5 Comments

Effective December 9, 2011, WOSU Public Media will no longer broadcast its NPR and local news programming schedule on 820 AM, which has been duplicated over the past year on 89.7 FM in central Ohio. Listeners should switch over to 89.7FM to continue receiving the quality news programming they have come to expect such as [...]

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Sale of AM820 is Bittersweet

Sale of AM820 is Bittersweet

| September 9, 2011 | 7 Comments

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 [...]

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Celebrating 40 Years of NPR on WOSU!

Celebrating 40 Years of NPR on WOSU!

| May 9, 2011 | 0 Comments

It was 40 years last week that NPR’s All Things Considered premiered on educational radio stations across the country, including WOSU AM 820.

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Ohio Mag focuses on Bluegrass and WOSU

Ohio Mag focuses on Bluegrass and WOSU

| January 3, 2009 | 1 Comment

From the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains to the plains of Wapakoneta, these days the high lonesome sound of bluegrass and other roots-style music can be heard almost anywhere in Ohio. Rich Baker, a bluegrass musician and a host of the weekend Bluegrass Ramble radio show on WOSU-AM in Columbus, says the genre’s deep Ohio [...]

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Santa on Twitter

Santa on Twitter

| December 24, 2008 | 0 Comments

I often seem caught in a twilight zone between the digital future and my old friendly analog past. The other night I was coming home late and decided to surf AM to tune in the Packers/Bears game. It brought me back 30 years, when I was a weekend DJ at a station, WCOW (really), in [...]

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