It’s that time again when we request our volunteers for their wonderful enthusiasm to help out in the phone room during WCBE’s Spring 2016 Fund Drive! The dates of the drive are Thursday April 7th – Friday April 15th. Please view the phone shift schedule below and contact volunteer coordinator Jon McKnight if you'd like to volunteer one or more shifts. When submitting your requested dates please note the following:
1. List your preferred shifts in order of preference (rate them with 1 being the most desirable).
MARCH Pigeons Playing Ping Pong St. Patrick's Day Bash - Thurs. March 17th @ Woodland's Tavern Vance Joy/Blind Pilot - Mon. March 21st @ Express Live! Pete Yorn - Wed. March 23rd @ The Newport Dr. Dog/Wild Child - Tues. March 29th @ The Newport APRIL Steve Kimock - Fri. April 1st @ Woodland's Tavern Larry Keel - Sat. April 2nd @ Woodland's Tavern
1. Describe your overall goals and approach to address identified community issues, needs, and interests through your station’s vital local services, such as multiplatform long and short-form content, digital and in-person engagement, education services, community information, partnership support, and other activities, and audiences you reached or new audiences you engaged. WCBE's mission statement is outwardly directed: "To be a catalyst for community..." Our overall goals, therefore, ultimately lead us to answer community issues, needs, and interests.
This holiday season, WCBE partners with DNO Produce to help feed families throughout the central Ohio community. For every donation made to WCBE up through December 31st, DNO will donate 2 lbs of fresh produce to the Mid-Ohio Food Bank.
Your support helps this radio station, and also helps those less fortunate. Donations can be made on our website here or by mail; WCBE's mailing address is:
Due to maintenance work being done on LeVeque Tower, WCBE will be broadcasting at low power from approximately 1:30pm-2:30pm Wednesday, December 9th. Listeners may have trouble hearing the signal outside of the 270 outer belt. Our on-air broadcast is always available on our webstream, just click on the play button at the top of the page!
Come celebrate a Buckeye victory with WCBE Ohio State Alumni! FREE admission!
Are you ready to tailgate but stay Toasty-Warm? Then join us on Saturday, November 28th from 9am-5pm at Woodlands Tavern on 3rd Avenue in Grandview for our third annual "Beat Michigan" party! The game will be powered up on multiple big screen tv’s (inside and outside)! Watch the BIG-GAME rivalry between O-S-U and Michigan with us and enjoy free catering from Great Point Kitchen!
The Membership Director helps listeners understand the importance of becoming donors to keep WCBE on the air. Reporting directly to the General Manager, the Membership Director shapes, produces, and is responsible for listener-based fundraising – particularly our big Spring and Fall on-air fund drives, including the accompanying direct mail and e-mail campaigns, theme development, premium design and production, staff pitch guidance, and volunteer coordination. The Membership Director also develops other fundraising efforts; the more creative, the better!
· 6 skin-on, bone-in chicken drumsticks or other pieces of your choice, about 1 1/2 lb (750 g) · 2 yellow onions, cut into chunks · 1 large Garnet yam, peeled and cut into chunks · 1 fennel bulb, trimmed, cored, and cut into chunks · 1 bunch fresh dill, roughly chopped · Splash of white wine (optional) · Kosher salt and freshly ground pepper
We asked authors, actors, politicians, philanthropists, scientists, musicians and others to tell us their five all-time favorite books to read to their children. We'll be posting a few entries each week (and we'd love to hear from you, too).
Update 8/31/2015 - Please note: There have been several reports of listeners not being able to access the webstream via certain web browsers. However, the web browsers in question are not consistent across PC operating systems. We are aware of the situation and have reported it to NPR Digital Services. If you cannot access the webstream through your normal internet browser, please try an alternative. You can also access our stream via the NPR app, Tune In Radio (app and broswer), and Apple Music. Thank you for your patience!
L to R: Jack, Candice Kirk-Howell, Dr. Wallace Chandler
From the Jazz Sunday Facebook page, "Friday, August 7th marks the 80th birthday anniversary of Columbus,Ohio-born Rahsaan Roland Kirk. KC and I are thrilled and privileged to shine the spotlight on RRK, his courageous life and his undeniable musical genius on the August 9th broadcast of Jazz Sunday. Share in Rahsaan's amazing aural array by listening to our program."Bright Moments" will abound! "(Jack)
We'll remember the late singer-songwriter Jesse Winchester, through his music and his own words. Then a visit to Rugby, VA for a close listen into sustainable guitars and ukuleles, made by Jayne and Wayne Henderson, of Henderson Guitars. That's coming up tonight on American Routes, starting at 9pm, on 90.5 FM WCBE.
Japan's latest nuclear catastrophe, the meltdown of the Fukushima nuclear plant, has brought back memories for the children, grandchildren and great-grand-children of the Hiroshima A-bomb survivors, or “hibakusha.” It has also spurred some into offering help and advice to those who suffered potential radiation from Fukushima, and the uncertainty and discrimination that has come with it. That's coming up tonight at 7pm on The World, on 90.5 FM, WCBE Columbus.
We travel to the island of Ninoshima with reporter Aya Kano. Kano's first trip here was a revelation. She was assigned to cover the exhumation of bodies buried therein haste in the days after August 6, 1945. Previously bored by the Hiroshima's history, Kano became obsessed with it, and with how her own grandmother survived it. That's coming up Wednesday night at 7pm on The World on 90.5 FM WCBE, Columbus.
Sueko Hada was 7 when the A-bomb hit. She was the only survivor in her family. Now, though, she is surrounded by family including four great-grandchildren. Hada isn't bitter about what happened, but there's a sting in the tail of her A-bomb experience: one granddaughter met and married an American serviceman, and they now live in Colorado. Tune in for the next edition of this special series from The World, Tuesday night at 7pm on 90.5 FM WCBE, Columbus.