Tag: WOSU

Perhaps Our Most Dedicated Classical Fan: 99 and Going Strong

Perhaps Our Most Dedicated Classical Fan: 99 and Going Strong

| April 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

There cannot be a better way to spend a morning than to talk with someone who has witnessed 99-years of history. Cleo Backus has not only “lived a full life” as she says, but has spent over 65 years of it listening to classical music on WOSU radio! 

Continue Reading

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. 

Continue Reading

WOSU hits Capitol Hill as Sequestration hits all Public Media

WOSU hits Capitol Hill as Sequestration hits all Public Media

| March 1, 2013 | 0 Comments

I would just as soon we never had to learn the meaning of this new word in our vocabulary: Sequestration. But there it is, this unlucky 13 letter word that is dominating the news and impacts the fiscal health of all federally funded organizations including all of public broadcasting.  At WOSU Public Media, we receive [...]

Continue Reading

Downton Abbey – The Top PBS Drama of All Time

Downton Abbey – The Top PBS Drama of All Time

| February 4, 2013 | 0 Comments

PBS and WGBH announced today that “Downton Abbey, Season 3” on MASTERPIECE CLASSIC rated second only to the Super Bowl on Sunday night.

Continue Reading

WOSU partners with Godman Guild to assist Weinland Park students

WOSU partners with Godman Guild to assist Weinland Park students

| January 28, 2013 | 0 Comments

WOSU is working with the Godman Guild to provide access and training to the latest technology and educational games as part of the after school experience in one of Columbus’ poorest areas.

Continue Reading

Downton Abbey Viewership Exceeds Expectations

Downton Abbey Viewership Exceeds Expectations

| January 11, 2013 | 0 Comments

There were over 7.9 million viewers for the premiere of Downton Abbey on PBS stations across the country including WOSU. Good luck, impersonators.  They are lining up at the commercial networks to try to take advantage of the Downton Abbey buzz by doing what they usually do, producing a dumbed down version with commercials every [...]

Continue Reading

The Nine Worst Things About Being Over 50

The Nine Worst Things About Being Over 50

| January 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

Ok, perhaps there is more than nine!  I spied this piece while reviewing our web portal NEXT AVENUE – a new offering by WOSU and an umbrella source of news and information for anyone beyond 50.  So as you read these nine, they begin to sound that those of us over 50 are on a [...]

Continue Reading

Join WOSU for HIGH TEA and celebrate Downton Abbey

Join WOSU for HIGH TEA and celebrate Downton Abbey

| December 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

Seating is limited for this opportunity to enjoy a premiere screening of Downton Abbey season 3 and a special HIGH TEA at the Westin Columbus on Saturday, January 5th.  You will learn more about the phenomenal Masterpiece series on PBS and help WOSU with a contribution!        

Continue Reading

Networks Follow Lead of PBS

Networks Follow Lead of PBS

| December 3, 2012 | 0 Comments

It’s perhaps the greatest compliment when someone steals your idea. And it’s become quite a tradition –the commercial TV networks watch for successes on PBS, swipe the concept, put a commercial overlay on the programming and market it with more money than the entire PBS marketing budget. The latest case is the hiring by NBC [...]

Continue Reading

Perfect Holiday Gift?  The Columbus Neighborhoods Boxed Set

Perfect Holiday Gift? The Columbus Neighborhoods Boxed Set

| November 13, 2012 | 0 Comments

WOSU, for a limited time, is now offering the ‘Columbus Neighborhoods Holiday Special’. WOSU’s award-winning television documentary series, Columbus Neighborhoods, is now available in a commemorative boxed set of 6 DVDs for just $125. This special offer is open to the public for a limited time until 12/14.  The set includes all six of the [...]

Continue Reading