Heather Anderson

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Membership News
11:04 am
Thu October 16, 2014

Fall 2014 T-Shirt Premium ($90.50)

We're going vintage this fall, and we're bringing back one of our listeners' favorite WCBE t-shirts, with a twist!

When you donate at our Signature Level at $90.50, you can receive a red t-shirt with the WCBE "Keep It Local" logo in black print on the front.

Whether you're looking to expand your WCBE t-shirt collection, or simply become a new member - donate today!

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Membership News
12:00 am
Thu October 16, 2014

New Membership Levels for Fall Drive!

This fund drive, we're freshening up our premiums and adding a few new ones too!

Multimedia Sponsorship ($450)
Includes: A business or personal web banner ad displayed at wcbe.org for one month and five on-air announcements.

Personal OR Non-Profit Day Sponsorship ($360)
Includes: Seven on-air announcements on the day of your choice.

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Membership News
12:00 am
Thu October 16, 2014

New Membership Level - WCBE Super VIP

The WCBE Super VIP membership is available for a donation of $270. Read on for more details!


All VIP members receive a “Keep It Local” tee shirt – black print on red tee . Undecided VIPs may choose to redeem their VIP membership at any time during the next year. 

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Membership News
12:19 pm
Mon October 13, 2014

Requesting Phone Volunteers: We Need YOU!

  It’s that time again when we request your wonderful enthusiasm for WCBE’s Fall 2014 Membership Campaign! 

Please take a look at the shift schedule below. The number in parentheses is the number of individuals needed for that specific shift. When submitting your requested dates, please note the following:

1. List your preferred shifts in order of preference.
2. Indicate how many shifts you are willing to work.

Here are the remaining shifts:

Friday 10/17
> 8:30am - 11:30am (2 seats)

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Broadcast Bits
8:24 pm
Thu October 9, 2014

WCBE is Back On Air: Update

WCBE is currently broadcasting with our old analog transmitter while we await repairs on the new digital unit. You may hear a bit of static on the signal.

You can still listen to our broadcast via iTunes Radio, on our website at wcbe.org, and on the NPR News App. Android users can listen via the TuneIn radio app as well. We apologize for the inconvenience, and will update soon. Thanks!

Membership News
6:19 pm
Mon October 6, 2014

Renew Your WCBE Membership And Help Shorten The Fall Drive!

 The WCBE Fall Fund drive is coming soon, and we've got big news: for every $25,000 received on or before October 15th, we will eliminate a day of on-air fundraising at the beginning of the drive! So your donation is key!  

Thanks to listener support, WCBE has been able to provide you with the finest news, information, entertainment, and music available on radio today. Each week, nearly 80,000 prove that when they tune in to 90.5 FM.

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Live Video Concert
12:51 pm
Fri September 26, 2014

Robert Plant Live From the Nonesuch At BAM Festival, Sunday, September 28, at 8:45pm

Robert Plant
Ed Miles/Courtesy of the artist NPR Music

Join NPR Music and WCBE for a live video webcast of Robert Plant and his new band The Sensational Space Shifters, Sunday, September 28, at 8:45pm on wcbe.org! The performance is part of the Nonesuch At BAM festival, from the Gilman Opera House in Brooklyn, New York. The former Led Zeppelin frontman will perform songs from his new albumlullaby and... The Ceaseless Roar, released earlier this month.

Broadcast Bits
8:34 am
Tue September 23, 2014

Echoes Autumnal Equinox, Tuesday Sept. 23rd @ 10pm

Summer is Gone, fall is upon us. Join John Diliberto in the changing of seasons for an Echoes Autumnal Equinox soundscape.  We’ll be hearing music for the passing of summer and sounds celebrating the changing of colors and the coming harvest as we begin our descent into winter. That's coming up on Echoes, Tuesday, September 23rd, starting at 10pm, on 90. FM WCBE.

Monthly Music & More
12:10 am
Tue September 23, 2014

Monthly Music & More: David Gray Prize Giveaway - Winner Announced!

And the lucky winner is...Kevin Legates! Congratulations, Kevin! Stay tuned to 90.5 FM for the next Monthly Music & More Giveaway!

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Missing Persons Alert
9:42 pm
Mon September 22, 2014

Canceled: Endangered Missing Adult Alert Statewide 9/22/14: Cheryl Fisher (Columbus, OH)

This Missing Adult Alert has been canceled.

UPDATE: Ms. Fisher has been located safe by law enforcement.

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Missing Adult Alert
5:21 pm
Tue September 16, 2014

Canceled - Endangered Missing Adult Alert Statewide 9/16/2014: Henry Leftridge (Columbus, OH)

UPDATE: This Missing Adult Alert has been canceled. Mr. Leftridge returned home safe.

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Saturday Special
10:22 am
Sun September 14, 2014

American RadioWorks - Ready to Work: Reviving Vocational Ed

A student learns welding at a vocational high school in Massachusetts.
Credit Emily Hanford

Not every high schooler wants to go to college - and nearly half of our jobs don't require a bachelor's degree. So, many education experts say it's time to bring vocation education back in full force instead of following a "college is for everyone" philosophy in our schools. We'll explore how vocational programs have changed, and are reshaping debates about the purpose of public schools.

Coming up Saturday, September 20th at 3pm on 90.5FM WCBE.

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Amber Alert
10:19 pm
Fri September 12, 2014

Canceled - Child Found: Amber Alert 9/12/2014: Adrianna Fritts (Newark, Circleville)


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Missing Adult Alert
11:45 am
Thu September 11, 2014

Canceled: Endangered Missing Adult Alert Statewide 9/11/2014: Idamae Jenkins (Loveland, OH)

UPDATE: This alert has been canceled. Ms. Jenkins returned home safe.

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Annual Yard Sale
1:05 pm
Wed September 10, 2014

WCBE Yard Sale September 20th, 2014

 WCBE’s Annual Yard Sale is coming up Saturday, September 20th, from 9:00am to 1:00pm. We'll have CDs, computer gear, books, and holiday décor, plus a variety of items donated by listeners. Best of all, all purchases will benefit Central Ohio’s NPR station. 

Any items not sold at the Yard Sale will be donated to Goodwill. Acceptable items include clothing and most household items. Visit goodwill.org for more information. 

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Saturday Special
10:18 am
Sun September 7, 2014

American RadioWorks - The New Face of College

The face of the average college student is changing: older, working while in school, female, and a mother. On this episode of American RadioWorks, we'll explore how many universities are adapting to the needs of this new typical student.

Coming up Saturday, September 13th at 3pm on 90.5FM WCBE.

VIP Events
4:49 pm
Thu September 4, 2014

VIP Concerts: October 2014

Thanks for supporting WCBE at our VIP membership level. The following tickets are available to current VIP members in October!

Tues. Oct. 14th - Robin Trower @ The LC

Thurs. Oct. 16th - Chromeo @ The Newport

Thurs. Oct. 16th - Bassnectar@ The LC

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Missing Adult Alert
3:27 pm
Tue September 2, 2014

Canceled: Endangered Missing Adult Alert Statewide 9/2/2014: Daryl Siedentop (Westerville, OH)

This Missing Adult Alert has been cancelled.

UPDATE: Mr. Siedentop was located safe by law enforcement.

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Saturday Special
10:12 am
Sun August 31, 2014

American RadioWorks - Greater Expectations - The Challenge of the Common Core

Students in Kentucky taking a Common Core math test
Credit Emily Hanford

Most states have adapted "The Common Core", a series of standards for schools. Many teachers say these changes are desperately needed, but others worry that they might get in the way of better education.

Coming up Saturday, September 6th at 3pm on 90.5FM WCBE.

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Holiday Programming
10:56 am
Fri August 29, 2014

WCBE Labor Day 2014 Programming Schedule

9am - Innovation Hub: Work, Interrupted
A look at how work - and workers - are changing for the better or worse: which robots should we fear, why we might be heading for a 32 hour work week, how money doesn't make us as happy as we think, and Tom Friedman weighs in on how we should be better preparing for the future workplace.

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