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WOSU to Relocate TV and Radio Studios to 15th and High District

Walker Evans Walker Evans WOSU to Relocate TV and Radio Studios to 15th and High District

Local TV and radio production studios will call the 15th and High area home in the near future, as representatives from WOSU announced today that the organization is planning a relocation of their operations. Currently, WOSU Radio is based in the basement of The Fawcett Center on Olentangy River Road while WOSU TV is set […]

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Life After NPR: Ohio’s Bill Cohen

Miriam Bowers Abbott Miriam Bowers Abbott Life After NPR: Ohio’s Bill Cohen

If you’re a public radio listener, you can probably still here Bill Cohen’s voice inside your head. After almost forty years at the Ohio Statehouse News Bureau, Cohen turned off his microphone in 2013. Retirement, Cohen says, is liberating. He qualifies that statement, saying, “I absolutely loved my job as a reporter. I got to […]

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WCBE Celebrates 55th Birthday

Walker Evans Walker Evans WCBE Celebrates 55th Birthday

WCBE (90.5 FM) went on the air in 1956, and originally began as an educational tool for Columbus City Schools. 55 years later, the station has gone through several evolutions to become a charter member station of NPR with an Adult Alternative music format. “I’m amazed at how far we’ve come in five-and-a-half decades,” said […]

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New Radio Show ‘Foodcast’ Showcasing Best of Columbus

Anne Evans Anne Evans New Radio Show ‘Foodcast’ Showcasing Best of Columbus

Bethia Woolf. Jim Ellison. Johnny DiLoretto. Andy Dehus. You probably already recognize this group as some of the people working hard to elevate the food scene in Columbus. Now, they have joined together with creative techie Mike Beaumont to bring you a new weekly radio show on 90.5 WCBE. The five minute show is called […]

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WOSU Launches Classical 101FM on Wednesday

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The latest round of radio musical chairs will be wrapped up on Wednesday morning as WOSU launches Classical 101 on 101.1FM. Over the summer, CD101 announced that their station would be migrating to 102.5FM and have been dual-broadcasting on both stations ever since. The new WOSU station will broadcast all classical music in a noncommercial […]

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Fritz the Night Owl Celebrates 50 Years on the Air

 

Raise a glass to Fritz the Night Owl to celebrate his 50th year on the airwaves. We’re lucky to have his World Renowned Jazz Entertainment Megaplex and Pleasure Dome HQed right here in C-bus. Good jazz DJs are hard to find nowadays and this guy is one of the best. Columbus Dispatch ran a story […]

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Philanthropy Friday: VOICEcorps

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Created by three men who were blind, VOICEcorps began in 1975 as the Central Ohio Radio Reading Service. Living with visual impairments, Irwin Hott, Fred Allemeier and Stanley Doran were not able to use standard print to fulfill their need for daily information. Because of this, they wanted to fill the gap with a solution […]

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