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Join WKSU for a special free community event on Thursday, Sept. 21 at 7 p.m. featuring NPR media correspondent David Folkenflik. His talk, Breaking News and Broken News: Media in the Age of Trump, will be followed by an audience Q&A. Reserve your free ticket through Eventbrite HERE.

Beginning Monday, July 31, WKSU adds new programs to its weekday and weekend schedules. The station maintains the Saturday Storytelling block and the Sunday Food block while expanding the range of public radio listening options for Northeast Ohio.

WKSU Program Director Ele Ellis says, “Our schedule reflects our community of listeners – people who really like to end each day knowing more than when they started. Adjusting the programming is part of the natural evolution of WKSU.”

WKSU reporters have won nine awards in the Ohio’s Best Journalism Contest, sponsored by the Cincinnati, Cleveland and Columbus Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) chapters. The competition recognized station staff for work created in 2016. Highlights of WKSU honors include Best Radio News Operation in Ohio and Best Radio Reporter in Ohio for M.L. Schultze, who submitted a selection of her Election 2016 coverage.

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Amanda's Top Ten

Apr 20, 2017

April 2017 marks Amanda Rabinowitz's 10th anniversary in the WKSU newsroom. Throughout her amazing award-winning career, Amanda has covered hundreds of stories. These are her choice for the 10 that really stood out. 

1.    Playing through pain sometimes means a deadly addiction for athletes (April 24, 2012)
In 2008, University of Akron football player Tyler Campbell was leading the team in tackles. A year later, he had surgery on a mangled shoulder. He got hooked on prescription painkillers. Within two years, he was dead.

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