Columbus Neighborhoods hosts Javier Sanchez and Charlene Brown along with Broad & High host Kate Quickel Thursdays on WOSU TV.

Columbus Neighborhoods hosts Javier Sanchez and Charlene Brown along with Broad & High host Kate Quickel Thursdays on WOSU TV.

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Season Premieres of Broad & High and Columbus Neighborhoods

COLUMBUS, OHIO, OCTOBER 2, 2019 – WOSU Public Media is launching new seasons of its local productions on Thursday, October 3 at 8:00pm.

Broad & High is an original weekly arts and culture magazine show. The series explores the character and creativity of Columbus, with each episode featuring Broad & High Presents, an in-studio music series featuring Central Ohio bands.

From making macramé cool again to the installation of a new sculpture by world-renowned pop artist Roy Lichtenstein, season seven of Broad & High celebrates art by going behind-the-scenes in artists’ studios, galleries and museums all over Central Ohio. Find out how classical musicians find a new audience in local pubs, get a bird’s eye view of the new 11-story murals gracing the Graduate Hotel in the Short North and meet award-winning filmmaker Julia Reichert whose latest documentary, American Factory, was just released on Netflix.

An Emmy-winning production, Broad & High most recently was recognized for the episode Julia Hamilton: In Loving Color. Several stories from the series have been picked up for national broadcast on PBS Newshour, including a recent segment on the Paganini violin visit to Columbus.

Broad & High is made possible through the support of the Greater Columbus Arts Council with contributing sponsors PNC and the Bill and Mae McCorkle Foundation. Season 7 of Broad & High premieres Thursday, Oct. 3 at 8:00pm on WOSU TV. Watch all episodes on the Broad & High YouTube channel.

Columbus Neighborhoods is a beloved original documentary series that uncovers the stories of the people, neighborhoods and landmarks that have shaped the Columbus community we know today. History lives not just in stories but also in food and everyday artifacts.

This season, viewers find out how the Livingston Seed Company near Reynoldsburg made tomatoes America’s favorite kitchen staple. Architectural Historian Jeff Darbee visits both the American Whistle Factory and the Columbus Washboard Company, plus a string of stories about locally owned shops with legendary food like Grandpa’s Cheese Barn in Ashland and Waldo’s G&R Tavern, home of the famous Fried Bologna sandwich.

Columbus Neighborhoods received three Emmy Awards this year, for segments on Milo Grogan, Pleasant Litchford and Florence Kenyon Hayden Rector.

Season six of Columbus Neighborhoods is made possible through the generous support of the American Electric Power Foundation, OhioHealth and Bailey Cavalieri. Watch the season premiere Thursday, Oct. 3 at 8:30pm on WOSU TV.

WOSU Public Media producers from Broad & High and Columbus Neighborhoods brought home a record six Emmy Awards this year. In addition, WOSU was honored for the video produced for The Ohio State University’s Department of Public Safety called “Surviving the Active Aggressor” and the production of the citywide public service series “Art Makes Columbus | Columbus Makes Art” as part of a partnership with the Greater Columbus Arts Council.

About WOSU Public Media
A licensee of The Ohio State University, WOSU Public Media is a non-profit, community supported, noncommercial multimedia organization serving 31 counties in Ohio. An NPR and PBS affiliate, WOSU offers programming and services through two public radio stations (89.7 NPR News and Classical 101), a public TV station made up of four channels (WOSU TV, WOSU Plus, WOSU Ohio and WOSU Kids), a mobile app, and two websites (wosu.org and columbusneighborhoods.org).

From initiatives like Ready To Learn®, which provides workshops to childcare providers, teachers and parents, to American Graduate, which looks at workforce issues in Ohio, to offering venues for civil discourse, the mission of WOSU Public Media is to enrich lives through content and experiences that engage, inform, and inspire.