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WOUB’s Learning Lab Recognizes Teacher Appreciation Week 2021


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ATHENS, OH – WOUB Public Media’s Learning Lab knows how important teachers are and the tireless work they have done during this unpredictable year. To mark Teacher Appreciation Week 2021, Educational Services Manager Deborah Brewer delivered lunch totes with treats for all the teachers in the Alexander Local School District in Albany. “We have been working… Read More

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NPR and WOUB Celebrate 50th Anniversary of The First “All Things Considered” Broadcast


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The first broadcast of NPR’s All Things Considered took place on May 3, 1971. That day more than 20,000 people gathered in Washington, D.C., to protest against the Vietnam War. NPR journalists covered the day’s events, producing a 24-minute sound portrait of what was happening which was inducted in 2017 into the National Recording Registry… Read More

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WOUB Student Lands Paid Internship with the Indianapolis Colts


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Abigail Dean graduates in May ATHENS, OH – WOUB Student Abigail Dean will be watching tonight’s NFL Draft with a different perspective. That’s because the Ohio University senior recently learned that she was selected for a year-long paid internship with the Indianapolis Colts. “The internship starts in June, and I’m really excited,” said Dean. “I… Read More

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Former WOUB Student Working on Production of New PBS KIDS Series “Donkey Hodie”


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Erin Dodson graduated in 2005 ATHENS, OH – Erin Dodson’s career has come full circle. The Pittsburgh native worked on educational productions at WOUB Public Media while she was an Ohio University student, and now she’s returned home to Pennsylvania as a post-production manager at Fred Rogers Productions where she’s overseeing post-production on two new… Read More

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“Weekend TODAY” Coordinating Producer Learned Valuable Skills at WOUB


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Katie Primm graduated from Ohio University in 2006 ATHENS, OH – NBC Weekend TODAY Coordinating Producer Katie Primm recently worked her fourth presidential inauguration for the network. It’s an opportunity she says she owes to WOUB Public Media. “The inauguration of President Biden was different in so many ways with the pandemic and the U.S…. Read More