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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.

WKSU has redesigned its award-winning E-Notes e-newsletter. The content remains focused on WKSU programming, station events, behind the scenes information and arts and culture in Northeast Ohio. The newsletter itself is now mobile-friendly.

Added to WKSU's newsletter family is the all-news WKSU Insight, a weekly compilation of the best from WKSU News. 

E-Notes is sent on the first and third Tuesdays of each month and Insight makes its way to you each Thursday. Sign up for one or both of WKSU's free email newsletters!

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.

Weekend Edition Sunday now features a regular segment called The Call-In , which features audience responses to a question on a trending topic, and a re

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