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WOSU wins Service to Seniors Award

26, 2009

I was thrilled to take part in the Central Ohio Area Agency on Aging Hall of Fame celebration last week. This really amazing organization honored WOSU at the event with the Outstanding Service to Seniors Award for 2009. The honor came as a result of our unique partnership with COAAA and LifeCare Alliance to help [...]

FCC’s New Rules for DTV Transition

5, 2009

The FCC released today the new rules for the transition to digital television resulting from congressional action yesterday. While the DTV Delay bill has yet to be signed by President Obama. That is expected to be a formality.  Checkout the FCC Public Notice if you are real interested in the options provided to broadcast stations. [...]

FCC Award Helps WOSU with DTV Campaign

7, 2009

We were thrilled last night to hear from the Federal Communications Commission about their acceptance of our proposal to assist those most in need in central and southern Ohio with the transition to digital television. With the February 17th shutdown of over-the-air analog television signals about five weeks away, these funds will help us develop [...]

FCC Chair to visit WOSU@COSI

3, 2009

Kevin Martin, the chairman of the FCC, is touring Ohio on Tuesday to get press coverage about the February 17th transition from analog to digital broadcasting. We’ve worked with Christine Merritt, Executive Director of Ohio Assn of Broadcasters to arrange Martin’s appearance at a public forum at WOSU@COSI at 3:30 pm, Tuesday, January 6th. Everyone [...]

A test, this is only a test…

22, 2008

On the evening of Wednesday, December 17th, the leadership of all of the commercial television stations in Columbus gathered at WOSU to take part in a special phone bank. At 7:30 that evening, the Columbus broadcast stations posted a slate on the screen for five minutes, which basically said that if you are seeing this, [...]