Columbus Neighborhoods was originally developed as a programming and outreach effort by WOSU and was WOSU's commitment to celebrate the city's bicentennial in 2012.
The Emmy award-winning television documentary series originally featured six documentaries, which focused on historic districts of Columbus. In February 2013, WOSU announced that the series would continue with six additional documentaries through 2015.
Recent accolades for the series include:
- 2012 Greater Columbus Arts Council Award of Artistic Excellence
- 2012 Regional Emmy, Best Writer — Program, Columbus Neighborhoods: King Lincoln: Brent Davis, George Levert
ArtZine is WOSU's arts and culture newsmagazine, featuring highlights of some of the best artists and groups in the Columbus area.
Most recently, ArtZine has been honored for:
- 2012 Regional Emmy, Best Interstitial, Shifting Perspectives, Ashley Brook
WOSU's news team is consistently honored as some of the top journalists in Ohio on an annual basis.
Recent honors include:
- 2012 Ohio Society of Professional Journalists, Best News Operation — First Place
- 2012 Ohio Society of Professional Journalists: Best Reporter — First Place: Mandi Trimble
- 2012 Ohio Society of Professional Journalists: Best Web Site — First Place