Tom Rieland Archives For May 2013

Very Cool — June Jazz on 89.7 with CJO

Byron Stripling leads the Columbus Jazz Orchestra in a special broadcast series every Friday night in June at 7 pm on 89.7 NPR News.
27, 2013

The Columbus Jazz Orchestra, for the first time, will be featured on 89.7 NPR News Friday nights in June with broadcasts starting at 7 pm.

WOSU 89.7 NPR News – AP Outstanding Radio News Award

AP awarded a first place honor to WOSU's Steve Brown for his story about Frances Carr, who stepped down after 29 years as director of a soup kitchen and food pantry run by Holy Family Catholic Church in Franklinton.
May 20, 2013

89.7 NPR News swept just about every reporting category and was named the Outstanding Radio News Operation by the Ohio Associated Press over the weekend.

Seizure of Associated Press Phone Records is Unprecedented

15, 2013

The Associated Press  revealed on Monday that the justice department, without informing the organization in advance, had obtained two months’ worth of phone records of calls made by reporters and editors. Lawyers for AP said the records, which the justice department appears to have obtained from the phone companies earlier this year, listed every call [...]

Ricky Skaggs on WOSU’s Bluegrass Ramble

Ricky Skaggs will perform with ProMusica in Columbus Friday night.
May 9, 2013

Ricky Skaggs was interviewed this week by Rich Baker of WOSU 89.7′s Bluegrass Ramble.  He talked about his Friday night show in Columbus with ProMusica, but also playing the Parsons Avenue clubs and living in West Jeff for a couple of years as a teenager. 

The new “Anne Melvin Classical Music Studio” at Classical 101

Anne Melvin and Pres. Gee
In the Classical 101 Studio preparing to go on the air to announce the renaming of the studio.
6, 2013

We are so pleased to unveil our newly designated “Anne Melvin Classical Music Studio” in honor of a long-time advocate for the arts and classical music in central Ohio.

OSU Commencement highlight is President Obama

President Obama speaks at the May 5, 2013 OSU Commencement
6, 2013

I attended the graduation of my oldest daughter in the Shoe on Sunday.  It’s not many times you have a sitting President give your commencement speech, so it was exciting despite the long day.  WOSU provided live web streaming of the speech and we had over 11 thousand page views with viewership from 76 different [...]