Emmy® Award-Winning Weekly Arts and Culture Show Premieres September 2 with New Host

Contact: Meredith Hart, Marketing & Communications Director
614.247.2675, meredith.hart@wosu.org

Broad & High is the ultimate intersection of arts and culture in Columbus. This Emmy® award-winning weekly magazine show, created by the production team of WOSU Public Media, returns for a third season on Wednesday, September 2 at 7:30 p.m. on WOSU TV.

This half-hour program will continue to highlight the character and creativity of Columbus, and beyond. Viewers can expect to see regular features of Broad & High like the calendar of local events, gallery openings and festivals, and profiles of artists and their inspirations. But with a new host comes a new energy, a look at stories beyond the 270-beltway, and an infusion of local music in every episode.

Kate Manecke, a Central Ohio native, joins Broad & High as the new show host. Kate returned to Columbus after spending six years working in television production and public relations in New York City, starting out as an NBC Page and then working for Martha Stewart, Dr. Oz, and the Cooking Channel. She has a bachelor’s degree in Communications from DePauw University in Indiana. In addition to her hosting duties with Broad & High, Kate serves as the Special Events Marketing Manager with WOSU Public Media. Her passion for the arts and WOSU’s mission is rivaled “only by her love of Columbus and the sense of community the city provides.”

View a teaser of the season three premiere of Broad & High here at http://wosu.pm/2015PromoBH. Exclusive stories and bonus videos from the show will also be available online at: wosu.org/broadandhigh, and through the free WOSU Public Media Mobile App. Major funding for Broad & High is provided by the Greater Columbus Arts Council and by the Ohio Arts Council – a state agency that funds and supports quality arts experiences.

WOSU TV is a PBS member station (simulcast on WPBO TV in Portsmouth) and features well-known children’s, public affairs, science, and nature programs as well as locally produced shows such as Columbus on the Record and In the Know. The award-winning team of WOSU Productions has also developed the Columbus Neighborhoods series and the documentary John Glenn: A Life of Service which was distributed nationally to more than 100 PBS stations.

WOSU Public Media is a community-supported, noncommercial network of public radio and television stations, and digital services. To learn more, go to wosu.org.