WOSU unveils Code of Editorial Integrity

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WOSU's Code of Editorial Integrity
3:49PM
April
16, 2014

WOSU Public Media is among the few broadcasters in the country to unveil a new Code of Editorial Integrity covering areas of governance, management, content development, journalism, fundraising, partnerships and employee activities.

Spring Pledge a Success! THANK YOU

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Some of Friday's action in the volunteer pledge room at WOSU.
10:26AM
April
12, 2014

The Spring Radio Fund Drive at WOSU was a great success thanks to the 2,040 contributors who supported 89.7 NPR News and Classical 101 over the nine day drive.

A reason to support WOSU — Our Report to the Community

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WOSU Report to the Community is now available online.
7:15AM
April
5, 2014

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.

Governor and Mayor Gather At Future Reeb Community Center

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Governor John Kasich signed the new Ohio Capital Bill with Mayor Coleman and Legislators. Kerri Mollard at far left, Christina Grote, third from left, and Rebecca Asmo of Boys & Girls Club of Columbus, second from right, are leading the charge to renovate Reeb Elementary to create a critical social services Center for the South Side of Columbus.
3:48PM
April
2, 2014

Governor Kasich used the Reeb Elementary School on the South Side of Columbus as his backdrop in signing the Ohio Capital Improvement Bill today.  The 110-year old building will be renovated in the coming year and turned into a new community center designed to change lives in the neighborhood.  State capital funds combined with City [...]

COSI’s 50th Anniversary!

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The WOSU@COSI exhibit space at COSI is smack in the middle of a fully operating broadcast center. WOSU has a dozen employees working out of the facility.
11:06AM
March
25, 2014

We’d like to give a huge shout out to the COSI Science Center as it celebrates its 50th anniversary. Broad & High will have a feature on COSI’s legacy on its Wednesday, March 26 broadcast and the video will be posted online.

WOSU’s new sports podcast a winner

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Aaron Craft has had lots of honors, but there is nothing like appearing on WOSU's new podcast - "After the Score."
5:59PM
March 17, 2014

‘After the Score’ is the new sports podcast on 89.7 NPR News. With no rants and no nonsense, ‘After the Score’ is a weekly podcast that covers everything from Aaron Craft preparing for Senior Night at Ohio State University, the Columbus Blue Jackets’ roller coaster season to the roller derby.

PBS most Trusted Media

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PBS is a trusted and safe place for children to watch TV and visit online than any other source.
4:06PM
March
14, 2014

An independent survey finds PBS programming is a most trusted place and safe place for children.  Perhaps that is why the PBS Kids website had well over a million hits from kids and their parents in central Ohio last year.  Or why WOSU TV is so proud to present PBS Kids programming all day every [...]

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

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Carl Kassell is retiring from Wait Wait Don't Tell Me.
5:45PM
March 4, 2014

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.

89.7 FM is a Bluegrass Haven

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Chris Johnston in a familiar pose taking a request from a Bluegrass Ramble listener on 89.7 NPR News.
7:00AM
February
25, 2014

Since 1980 WOSU has been a big part of the bluegrass music scene in central Ohio. Our region has a high concentration of bluegrass music enthusiasts, but sometimes we’re still surprised at the reach of the music.

Remembering John Mount

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John Mount visited with WOSU student intern Khalid Moalim recently. Khalid is the first Mount Fellowship in Journalism student at WOSU Public Media.
3:24PM
February
20, 2014

John Mount lived a life many of us would hope for ourselves — long, vigorous and full of impact. In his 95 years, he committed virtually all his efforts to improving Ohio State, especially focused on helping generations of OSU students achieve their goals.  WOSU’s Amy Milbourne and student intern Khalid Moalim met with John [...]