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Press Releases:

WOSU Public Media Receives 3 Regional EMMY® Awards
August 2, 2023

All Sides host Ann Fisher to retire May 26
March 3, 2023

WOSU Public Media Announces Anthony Padgett as New General Manager
February 2, 2023

QED with Dr. B, an Emmy®-winning science show from COSI and WOSU is back for a new season
November 1, 2022

WOSU Public Media Offers Live Virtual After School Program
September 6, 2022

WOSU Classical 101 Launches “JUXTA” New Music Concert Series Featuring World Premiere of Newly Composed Music
September 6, 2022

WOSU Providing Free Resources and Training for Journalists On Suicide and Suicide Prevention Reporting
August 22, 2022

“Songs at the Center” Music Series 100th Episode Features Jeff Daniels
August 10, 2022

WOSU Public Media Receives EMMY® Awards
August 1, 2022

The Ohio Newsroom Names Managing Editor – Clare A. Roth Will Lead Ohio’s Largest Daily Statewide Radio and Digital News Service
July 7, 2022

Columbus Metropolitan Club Presents Author Michael Tomasky “Democracy in Crisis” Series Presented in Partnership with WOSU Public Media
June 6, 2022

WOSU Public Media Participates in Statewide Initiative to Accelerate Learning: “Ohio Learns 360” Provides PBS Resources to Support Vulnerable Learners
April 5, 2022

WOSU Launches Second Saturday Kids Days Event Series
March 23, 2022

WOSU and the League of Women Voters of Metropolitan Columbus Host Voter Registration Drive March 21–26
March 15, 2022

WOSU Public Media Partners with Public Radio Stations Statewide To Launch “The Ohio Newsroom”
March 3, 2022

WOSU Classical 101 To Air New Series, “New Perspectives: From Bach to Biggie,” Hosted by Founder of Columbus Cultural Orchestra 
March 1, 2022

Tyler Thompson Joins WOSU 89.7 NPR News as Reporter
February 28, 2022

WOSU Classroom Hosts Daniel Tiger’s Be My Neighbor Day Community Events
February 16, 2022

Renee Fox Joins WOSU 89.7 NPR News as Reporter
January 18, 2022

Natasha Williams Joins WOSU 89.7 NPR News as Multimedia Reporter
December 15, 2021

WOSU Public Media Announces New General Manager
December 8, 2021

Andy and Sandy Ross Make Transformational Gift to WOSU Public Media Establishing the Thomas Rieland Endowed WOSU General Manager
November 30, 2021

Carrie Beyer Joins WOSU Public Media As Producer of Popular TV Series “Broad & High”
October 27, 2021

WOSU Public Media Welcomes Alexis Perrone As Events Management Specialist
October 25, 2021

Robert Gerberick Joins WOSU As “All Sides” Associate Producer
October 14, 2021

Matthew Rand Joins WOSU 89.7 NPR News as Reporter
October 11, 2021

WOSU 89.7 NPR News Welcomes Trecia Pannell As Digital News Editor
September 28, 2021

WOSU 89.7 NPR News Welcomes Trecia Pannell As Digital News Editor
August 30, 2021

Webinar Series Helps Teachers Use Diverse Books
August 30, 2021

WOSU Public Media Receives Four Regional EMMY® Awards
August 16, 2021

WOSU Public Media’s Tom Rieland To Retire At End Of Year
July 7, 2021

WOSU 89.7 NPR News Welcomes Marcus Charleston As “All Sides with Ann Fisher” Senior Producer
June 24, 2021

WOSU Public Media Launches “Small Joys with Hanif Abdurraqib”
June 15, 2021

Former Intern Returns to Newsroom of WOSU 89.7 NPR News
June 2, 2021

WOSU Classroom Family Summer Camps Bring Families Together To Encourage Meaningful Conversations at Homez
May 27, 2021

WOSU 89.7 NPR News Again Named “Best Radio News Operation” By the Ohio Associated Press Media Editors Association
May 13, 2021

COSI and WOSU Announce New Episodes for “QED with Dr. B” to Start May 12
May 7, 2021

WOSU Public Media Exceeds $12M Capital Campaign Goal – New Headquarters Set to Open This Fall
April 27, 2021

“Belonging Through Books” Program Will Support 36,000 Underserved Students – WOSU Classroom Receives RemotEDx Subgrant
March 30, 2021

Mythbusting the Rural-Urban Divide: WOSU Brings Diverse Ohio Communities Together to Examine Similarities
March 26, 2021

Exploring What it Really Means to be an American Today: WOSU Public Media and PBS Partner in Storytelling Project
March 16, 2021

Sesame Workshop Expands Sesame Street in Communities Initiative to Rural Communities with CPB Support – WOSU Classroom Selected for Program to Expand Early Childhood Efforts
February 24, 2021

COSI and WOSU Announce Premiere of New Primetime Science-Focused Television Show, “QED with Dr. B” 
January 20, 2021

CPB Awards Grant to Develop Ohio News Collaborative — ideastream, Cincinnati Public Radio and WOSU Public Media Move to Develop Largest Newsroom in Ohio
October 6, 2020

WOSU Public Media Receives 5 Regional EMMY® Awards
October 5, 2020

WOSU Classroom Launches Teacher Campus – Subscription Virtual Professional Development for Teachers
October 5, 2020

WOSU Public Media Provides Political and Voter Resources
September 22, 2020

WOSU Public Media Announces WOSU TV Livestream – Main TV Channel (34.1) Adds Streaming Option
August 28, 2020

WOSU Public Media Announces Postponement of In the Know
August 4, 2020

WOSU Public Media Announces Additions to Friends of WOSU Board
August 3, 2020

WOSU Public Media’s Mary Rathke Recognized with Prestigious Silver Circle Award
July 14, 2020

WOSU Public Media Launches Community Conversations – How Communities and Nonprofits are Overcoming Challenges During the COVID-19 Pandemic
May 20, 2020

WOSU Classroom Impact Award Winner Announced
May 8, 2020

WOSU Classroom Video Series Helps Grade Schoolers Learn Social and Emotional Skills
April 23, 2020

WOSU Public Media Launches Letters from Home – A Collection of Shared Stories about Day-to-Day Life During the COVID-19 Pandemic
April 15, 2020

WOSU Public Media’s Paige Pfleger receives Rising Star Award from the Ohio Associated Press Media Editors Association
April 9, 2020

Spanish Livestream Now Available of Governor Mike DeWine’s Daily Coronavirus Briefings
April 6, 2020

WOSU TV Viewers Using Antennas Will Need to Rescan TVs
April 6, 2020

WOSU 89.7 NPR News Recognized as Top Radio News Operation in Ohio
March 31, 2020

WOSU Public Media Launches Broadcast Learning Service to Help Bridge Digital Divide
March 26, 2020

WOSU Public Media Curates Virtual Experiences to Stay Connected in a Time of Social Distancing
March 25, 2020

WOSU Classroom Provides Resources For At Home Learning
March 23, 2020

WOSU Public Media Expands Radio Reach and News Broadcasts
February 25, 2020

WOSU Classroom Announces Statewide Initiative Focusing On Holistic Approach To Digital Wellness
February 4, 2020

WOSU TV and WOSU Kids Now Live on YouTube TV
December 17, 2019

Statewide Public Media Begin Planning for Ohio News Collaborative
October 24, 2019

WOSU Launches StoryCorps COLUMBUS
October 17, 2019

WOSU Public Media Announces New Season of Local Productions
October 2, 2019

WOSU Launches New Season Of Podcast About Workforce Development
October 1, 2019

Longtime Classical 101 Morning Host Boyce Lancaster Set to Retire After 35 Years
September 5, 2019

Ohio Society Of Professional Journalists Names WOSU Ohio’s Best Radio News Operation
August 19, 2019

WOSU Public Media Receives Record 6 Regional EMMY® Awards
August 12, 2019

WOSU Public Media Nominated for 10 Regional EMMY Awards
June 10, 2019

WOSU Recognized By the Ohio Associated Press Media Editors Association
May 6, 2019

WOSU’s Clare Roth Receives Rising Star Award From Ohio Associated Press Media Editors Association
May 6, 2019

A New Model For Public Media And Our Community: Breaking Ground On The New WOSU Headquarters
April 11, 2019

WOSU Launches New Podcast About Workforce Development
November 1, 2018

WOSU Launches $12 Million Capital Campaign For New Headquarters
October 25, 2018

Tom Rieland Re-Elected To PBS Board of Directors
October 5, 2018

Cordray and DeWine Talk Jobs with Young Ohioans in Interactive Forum
September 17, 2018

Local Couple Make Transformative Gift To WOSU Public Media
September 13, 2018

WOSU Wins Seven Awards From Ohio Society of Professional Journalists
August 27, 2018

WOSU Public Media Wins Three Regional Emmy Awards
August 21, 2018

WOSU Kids Day At The Ohio State Fair
July 16, 2018

Classical 101 Reprises Instrument Drive After Successful Inaugural Year
July 9, 2018

WOSU Collecting Gently Used Shoes For Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood Shoe Drive
June 15, 2018

WOSU Classroom Launches Inaugural Excellence In Education Awards
April 25, 2018

WOSU Public Media Receives Major Grant To Advance Career Readiness For Students And Workers
March 29, 2018

89.7 NPR News Brings Radio Version Of Popular Podcast To Weeknight Lineup
March 27, 2018

89.7 NPR News Wins Eight Awards From Ohio Associated Press Media Editors
March 26, 2018

WOSU Launches New Podcast On Aging
December 19, 2017

WPBO-TV In Portsmouth, Ohio Goes Off The Air In October
September 25, 2017

WOSU Public Media Wins Regional Emmy Award for Columbus Neighborhoods: New Americans
August 7, 2017

WOSU Kids Day At The Ohio State Fair
July 17, 2017

Classical 101 Launches Instrument Drive
July 10, 2017

WOSU Public Media and the Center of Science and Industry (COSI) Unveil New Exhibit for Children
June 15, 2017

Tom Rieland Elected To Chair National Public TV Organization
June 12, 2017

89.7 NPR News Wins Eight Awards From Ohio Associated Press Media Editors
May 23, 2017

The Ohio State University Announces Sale Of WPBO-TV (Portsmouth) Broadcast License In FCC Auction
March 3, 2017

WOSU Public Media Acquires Educational Technology Leader
February 7, 2017

WOSU Public Media Joins Ohio Public Television Stations In Providing An Innovative New Service To Support Public Safety
October 24, 2016

Emmy Award Winning Documentary Series, Columbus Neighborhoods, Goes Weekly
September 23, 2016

WOSU Returning TV Studios To Columbus Campus Of Ohio State – – Envisions 15th And High Headquarters
September 16, 2016

Tom Rieland Elected To Executive Committee Of National Education Telecommunications Association
August 17, 2016

WOSU Public Media Wins Five Regional Emmy Awards
August 8, 2016

89.7 NPR News Introduces Two New Programs To Weekend Lineup
August 1, 2016

WOSU Public Media Partners With Ohio State Fair For WOSU/PBS Kids Day
July 21, 2016

WOSU Wins Seven Awards From Ohio Society of Professional Journalists
July 8, 2016

89.7 NPR News Wins Ohio AP Awards
May 16, 2016

Classical 101 and ProMusica Chamber Orchestra Present a ‘Youth & Family Concert’
April 4, 2016

General Manager of WOSU Public Media to Serve as a PBS Professional Director
February 10, 2016

Columbus Neighborhoods: New Americans Premieres On WOSU TV
January 4, 2016

WOSU Wins 11 Awards From The Ohio Society of Professional Journalists
October 26, 2015

Broad & High Returns For Third Season To WOSU TV
August 19, 2015

WOSU Public Media Wins Four Regional Emmy® Awards
July 27, 2015

WOSU Public Media Wants To Hear Your Story!
July 6, 2015

WOSU Public Media Brings Marketplace’s Chris Farrell To Columbus
June 12, 2015

Columbus Neighborhoods: Tri-Village Premieres On WOSU TV
May 5, 2015

89.7 NPR News Wins Eight Awards From Ohio Associated Press Media Editors
May 4, 2015

Classical 101 and ProMusica Chamber Orchestra Present “Youth & Family Day”
May 1, 2015

Admiral Byrd: Forged on Ice Premieres April 21 At 9PM On WOSU TV
April 7, 2015

WOSU Public Media and The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center – James Cancer and Solove Research Institute Partner For A Panel Discussion on The Local Impact Of Cancer
March 18, 2015

Columbus Neighborhood: Bexley Premieres On WOSU TV
February 6, 2015

Every Secret Has A Price – WOSU Public Media Hosts A Roaring Twenties Speakeasy Inspired By ‘Downton Abbey’ Season 5
December 4, 2014

WOSU Public Media Mobile App Now Features Video
October 28, 2014

Columbus Neighborhoods: Worthington Premieres On WOSU TV
September 25, 2014

WOSU Public Media Wins Two Regional Emmy Awards
August 4, 2014

Classical 101 Launches Bilingual Show
July 24, 2014

89.7 NPR News Wins Four Awards From The Ohio Associated Press Media Editors
May 20, 2014

Just In Time For March Madness WOSU Public Media Releases Sports Podcast
March 18, 2014

Classical 101 and ProMusica Chamber Orchestra Present Youth & Family Day
May 1, 2014

‘Columbus Neighborhoods: Clintonville’ Premieres On WOSU TV
January 17, 2014

WOSU Public Media Wins National Award For Columbus Neighborhoods Classroom Project
October 28, 2013

Broad & High Premieres October 2 At 7:30 p.m. on WOSU TV
September 23, 2013

Columbus Neighborhoods: South Side Premieres on WOSU TV
September 10, 2013

89.7 NPR News Wins Third Straight Best News Operation Award From Ohio SPJ
September 4, 2013

WOSU Public Media Wins Two Regional Emmy Awards
July 22, 2013

John Glenn: A Life Of Service Premieres July 17 On WOSU TV At 9 pm
July 8, 2013

89.7 NPR News To Air New Midday News Program, Here & Now
June 24, 2013

“Surge Columbus: A Creative Circuit For Youth” Receives $300,000 Grant From Battelle
June 13, 2013

WOSU Public Media Is Now Mobile
June 6, 2013

89.7 NPR News Wins Outstanding News Operation From The Ohio Associated Press Media Editors
May 21, 2013

Friday Night Jazz Comes To 89.7 NPR News
May 20, 2013

Local Students Featured On Classical 101 Broadcast Of From The Top
May 13, 2013

Radio Studio Named For Anne Melvin, Local Philanthropist And Arts Supporter
May 7, 2013

Local Corporations Compete on Celebrity Edition Of WOSU TV’s In The Know
April 23, 2013

WOSU Public Media Awarded Ohio Humanities Council Grant
April 3, 2013

WOSU Announces Columbus Neighborhoods Is Back In Production
February 13, 2013

WOSU Announces Two New Primetime Programs For Classical 101
December 28, 2012

Radiolab, ‘The Moth Radio Hour’ Join 89.7 NPR News Weekend Lineup
December 20, 2012

The Wait Is Over WOSU Public Media Hosts High Tea Inspired By Downton Abbey Season 3
December 14, 2012

WOSU TV & Classical 101 to air The Ohio State University’s School of Music Holiday Concert
December 5, 2012

From Martha Stewart To Bach, WOSU Is Your Source For Holiday Programming
November 29, 2012

WOSU Public Media Wins The 2012 Artistic Excellence Award From The Greater Columbus Arts Council
October 19, 2012

WOSU 89.7 FM Dominates Radio News Awards
August 30, 2012

Emmy Awards for WOSU Public Media
July 31, 2012