Tom Rieland Archives For December 2013

The WOSU App — Available in China!

Check out the new WOSU app for smart phone and tablets. And don't buy a used car from this guy.
December 30, 2013

As we enter 2014, we tend to look back to consider what that ole 2013 was all about.  At WOSU, we were especially thrilled in the past few months to create and recently upgrade a new app for smart phones and tablets.  This allows you to listen to 89.7 and Classical 101 nearly anywhere and [...]

Downton Abbey Inspired Tea and More…

20, 2013

Tickets are going fast for the Downton Abbey inspired second annual Afternoon Tea and Premiere screening on January 4, 2014 at the Columbus Athenaeum. We’ll have some special guests and lots of fun comparing fashions! And then you get to watch the first hour of Downton season four with hundreds of fans like you.

Broad & High features CCAD Prez Denny Griffith

Andrew Ina of WOSU shooting CCAD President Denny Griffith in his garage art studio for the feature on Broad & High.
17, 2013

I had the privilege to return to producing for television recently for the first time in a decade, with a short profile of Denny Griffith for our weekly arts and culture program, Broad & High.

Robert Lazarus Jr. – A Columbus Icon

Bob Lazarus
Bob Lazarus Jr. joined us at a special reception honoring Ken Burns and his documentary on Prohibition.
December 14, 2013

Robert Lazarus Jr. died on Friday in Bexley.  My experience with Bob, half of the dynamic Bob & Mary Lazarus team, comes from his consistent support of WOSU, but also in serving with him on community boards.  He was thoughtful, positive and kind, always.  I saw his gentle leadership at work with boards like the [...]

WOSU & OSU – It’s in the Seal

The Seal of The Ohio State University
December 7, 2013

Why does Ohio State own a network of educational television and radio stations we now call WOSU Public Media? Part of the answer is in OSU’s seal from the 1870s.

The Long Walk of Nelson Mandela – Tonight on WOSU TV

WOSU TV pre-empts regular programming to offer a two hour documentary - an intimate portrait of Nelson Mandela, tonight at 9 pm.
6, 2013

“He was born ‘Rolihlahla – Shaker of Trees.’ He became Nelson Mandela and shook the world.” So begins the FRONTLINE documentary, The Long Walk of Nelson Mandela, airing as a special tonight (Friday) at 9 pm on WOSU TV. Nelson Mandela, former South African president and anti-apartheid hero, died at home yesterday at the age [...]