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WOUB is now live on DIRECTV STREAM

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DIRECTV STREAM customers will have access to educational and inspiring content from WOUB ATHENS, OH – WOUB Public Media announced today that it is now live streaming on DIRECTV STREAM. A dedicated live channel for WOUB is already available to all local DIRECTV STREAM customers, supplemented with additional PBS on-demand programming that will continue to… Read More

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Ohio University Graduate and Former WOUB Student Jeff Bidwell is raising money to give Christmas to kids in Mayfield, Kentucky

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Bidwell graduated from Ohio University in 1998 ATHENS, OH – As business owners, former WOUB student and Ohio University graduate Jeff Bidwell and his wife, Jennifer Rukavina-Bidwell, are victims of the devastating tornado that hit Mayfield, Kentucky last week. But their minds aren’t on the destruction of their flower shop, their minds are on doing… Read More

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WOUB has been selected as a 2022 Report for America newsroom

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Nearly 70 newsrooms were added to the program ATHENS, OH – Report for America announced the selection of WOUB, along with nearly 70 new host newsroom partners for the 2022 program. Applications are now open for approximately 150 new reporting corps positions, to help the national service program continue its growth, replace program graduates, and… Read More

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WOUB’s Our Ohio 2021 High School Documentary Film Project is a NETA Public Media Awards Finalist

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ATHENS, OH – WOUB’s Our Ohio 2021 high school documentary film project is a finalist in the National Educational Telecommunications Association’s (NETA) 53rd Annual Public Media Awards (PMAs). Each year, the Public Media Awards celebrate NETA members’ finest work in community engagement, content, education, and marketing/communications. WOUB’s project is a finalist in the Learning Events… Read More

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WOUB has uploaded classic episodes of Ramblin’ and Hocking Valley Bluegrass to WOUB Passport

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ATHENS, OH – Episodes of two popular historic WOUB TV musical performance series are now available for streaming on WOUB Passport. Several episodes of Hocking Valley Bluegrass and Ramblin’ were recently uploaded. “We are so excited to be able to share these programs with members on WOUB Passport,” said WOUB General Manager Mark Brewer. “We… Read More

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A portion of a gift from The Charles and Lucille King Family Foundation will support the new WOUB Internship Fund in memory of Jan and Olivia Sole

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ATHENS, OHIO – Ohio University is announcing three new funds focused on supporting students, thanks to a $1,000,000 gift from The Charles and Lucille King Family Foundation. This generous gift includes endowed support that will generate income in perpetuity for these important initiatives, plus current-use money to help students now. These funds will honor the… Read More

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WOUB Wednesday: Buckeye Broadband’s Buckeye Cable Sports Network Program Director/Anchor Justin Feldkamp

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November 3 at 7:30 p.m. ATHENS, OH – Justin Feldkamp will talk about his journey through television news and sports at the next WOUB Wednesday on November 3 at 7:30 p.m. “WOUB Wednesdays are a great way to provide students the opportunity to talk with industry professionals virtually,” said WOUB Director of Student Professional Development… Read More