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WSIU, Cedarhurst to Host Free Musical and Arts Event

Apr 11, 2018
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For Immediate Release
Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Press Contacts:
Beth Spezia, WSIU Educational Outreach Coordinator, (618) 453-5595,
Jennifer Sarver, Education Director, Cedarhurst Center for the Arts, (618) 242-1236,

WSIU, Cedarhurst to Host Free Musical and Arts Event
Event is Sat, April 14, 12-3pm at Cedarhurst, Mt. Vernon IL

 

Courtesy of Morgan State University

For Immediate Release

Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Contact: Beth Spezia, WSIU Educational Outreach Coordinator, (618) 453-5595, beth.spezia@wsiu.org; Donna Hardwick, Independent Television Service (ITVS), (415) 356-8383; donna.hardwick@itvs.org.

WSIU to Carry State of the Budget Speech

Feb 6, 2018

For Immediate Release

Tuesday, February 7, 2018

WSIU to Carry State of the Budget Speech on Wed, Feb 14
WSIU-TV & Radio to Air Speech Live at Noon

WSIU to Host Free Film Screening: Tell Them We Are Rising

Jan 29, 2018
Courtesy of Morgan State University

For Immediate Release
Monday, January 29, 2018

Contact: Beth Spezia, WSIU Educational Outreach Coordinator, (618) 453-5595, beth.spezia@wsiu.org; Donna Hardwick, Independent Television Service (ITVS), (415) 356-8383; donna.hardwick@itvs.org

WSIU, The African American Museum to Host Free Screening of  Film “Tell Them We Are Rising”

Event Scheduled for Thursday, February 1 at 6pm

Pearl Franz for WSIU

For Immediate Release
Wednesday
, January 10, 2017

Contacts: Brian Flath, Assistant Director – Corporate Support, WSIU Public Broadcasting, (618) 453-4286, brian.flath@wsiu.org; Katrina Stackhouse, Marketing & Digital Services Manager, WSIU Public Broadcasting, (618) 453-6258, katrina.stackhouse@wsiu.org.

Public Invited to Free Preview Event for Season Two of PBS Drama Series “Victoria” Event to be held January 11 in Mt. Vernon

ITV Studios 2017 for MASTERPIECE

For Immediate Release

Friday, December 29, 2017

Contacts: Brian Flath, Assistant Director – Corporate Support, WSIU Public Broadcasting, (618) 453-4286, brian.flath@wsiu.org; Katrina Stackhouse, Marketing & Digital Services Manager, WSIU Public Broadcasting, (618) 453-6258, katrina.stackhouse@wsiu.org

Caption for attached photo: Signature image for VICTORIA SEASON 2 on MASTERPIECE. Photo: Courtesy of ITV Studios 2017 for MASTERPIECE

A reminder that WSIU's annual "Acoustic Nature Hour Christmas Special" will air tonight  -  Thursday December 7th  - at 8:00PM.  Here is a sample from tonight's program.

Dan Budnick - All Rights Reserved

For Immediate Release

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Contact: Beth Spezia, WSIU Educational Outreach Coordinator, (618) 453-5595, beth.spezia@wsiu.org; Donna Hardwick, Independent Television Service (ITVS), (415) 356-8383; donna.hardwick@itvs.org

WSIU, Carbondale Public Library to Host Free Screening of Oscar-Nominated Film “I Am Not Your Negro"; Event Scheduled for Sunday, November 19, 2:30pm at the Library

NPR Illinois/WUIS Springfield

For Immediate Release

Monday, October 23, 2017

WSIU Radio, NPR Illinois, and AARP to Host State Budget Forum at SIU This Thursday, October 26

Contact: Jennifer Fuller, Associate Director, News & Public Affairs, WSIU Public Broadcasting, (618) 453-6245, jennifer.fuller@wsiu.org

Chuck Stewart

For Immediate Release

Friday, October 13, 2017

Contact: Beth Spezia, WSIU Educational Outreach Coordinator, (618) 453-5595, beth.spezia@wsiu.org; Donna Hardwick, Independent Television Service (ITVS), (415) 356-8383; donna.hardwick@itvs.org

WSIU, Carbondale Library Announce New Season of Local Indie Lens Pop-Up Film Screenings

Film Series Moves to Sundays, Begins October 22 with John Coltrane Documentary

Media Advisory

For Tomorrow – Friday, October 13 at 7pm

Contacts: Beth Spezia, WSIU Educational Outreach Coordinator, (618) 453-5595, beth.spezia@wsiu.org

WSIU, Southern Illinois Immigrant Rights Project to Host Screening of Film on Immigration

Event is Friday, October 13 at 7pm at Liberty Theater, Murphysboro

WSIU to Co-Host Local Film Screening on Immigration

Oct 6, 2017
Nine Network, St. Louis

For Immediate Release

Friday, October 6, 2017

Contacts: Beth Spezia, WSIU Educational Outreach Coordinator, (618) 453-5595,

beth.spezia@wsiu.org

WSIU, Southern Illinois Immigrant Rights Project to Host Screening & Discussion of PBS film “Homeland”

Mark St. George / WSIU

For Immediate Release

Tuesday, September 26, 2017

Contacts: Jak Tichenor, Interim Director, Paul Simon Public Policy Institute, (618) 453-4003, tichenor@siu.edu; Greg Petrowich, Executive Director, WSIU Public Broadcasting, (618) 453-4344, greg.petrowich@wsiu.org

Paul Simon Public Policy Institute and WSIU Public Broadcasting to Launch New Weekly Public Affairs Series

Florentine Films/PBS

For Immediate Release

Tuesday, September 12, 2017

Press Contacts: Jennifer Fuller, WSIU News & Public Affairs Director, WSIU Public Broadcasting, (618) 453-6245, jennifer.fuller@wsiu.org; Monica Tichenor, Promotions Coordinator, WSIU Public Broadcasting, (618) 453-6160, monica.tichenor@wsiu.org

New Ken Burns Film, The Vietnam War, to Premiere on WSIU-TV Beginning Sunday, September 17  

Local Vietnam War Veterans Invited to Share Their Stories

WSIU Classic Vinyl Sale Coming September 22-23

Sep 6, 2017

For Immediate Release

Wednesday, September 17, 2017

Contact:  Jeff Williams, WSIU Radio General Manager, (618) 453-6170, jeff.williams@wsiu.org; Kevin Boucher, WSIU Community Engagement Producer, (618) 453-4348, kevin.boucher@wsiu.org

WSIU Classic Vinyl Sale Coming September 22-23; Item Donations Accepted Through September 12

WVSI 88.9FM Service Disruption

Aug 30, 2017

WVSI Radio (88.9FM) will be off-the-air Wednesday, Sept. 20 from 7am-3pm due to ongoing tower maintenance. We apologize for any inconvenience. You can listen online via our web stream or via the WSIU Mobile App.

Bettmann/Getty Images

For Immediate Release

Monday, August 28, 2017

Press Contacts: Cara Recine, Executive Director, The Varsity Center (618) 457-5353, cararecine@outlook.com; Brian Flath, Assistant Director, WSIU Corporate Support, (618) 453-4286, brian.flath@wsiu.org

WSIU, Varsity Center to Host Preview of New Ken Burns Documentary Series “The Vietnam War”

Free Preview Screening is Sept. 7 at 7:30pm

© Isabel Lawrence Photographers

For Immediate Release

Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Contact: Jeff Williams, WSIU Radio General Manager, (618) 453-6170, jeff.williams@wsiu.org; Darryl Moses, Associate Director, WSIU TV & Video Services, (618) 453-6191, darryl.moses@wsiu.org

WSIU Solar Eclipse Activities to Include Live Presentation of Planetary Radio, Exclusive Live Television Coverage of Eclipse from SIU Campus

T.J. Price, WSIU / WSIU

For Immediate Release

Monday, June 26, 2017

Contacts: Darryl Moses, Associate Director, TV & Video Services, (618) 453-6191, darryl.moses@wsiu.org

Carbondale, O’Fallon High School Students Compete for Championship on Local TV Quiz Show

Program to air July 2 on WSIU-TV

Local Film Event to Address Trans Identity

Jun 2, 2017
Shaleece Haas

For Immediate Release

Friday, June 2, 2017

Contact: Beth Spezia, WSIU Educational Outreach Coordinator, (618) 453-5595, beth.spezia@wsiu.org; Lisa Tawil, ITVS, (415) 356-8383, lisa_tawil@itvs.org

Photo caption & credit for attached photo: Trans teen Bennett shows his first chin hair to his friend and mentor, Joe Stevens. Credit: Shaleece Haas.

WSIU, Carbondale Library to Present Free Screening of Film “Real Boy”

New Little Egypt Live Episodes to Premiere on WSIU TV

May 30, 2017
Pearl Franz / WSIU

For Immediate Release

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Contact: Mark St. George, Producer – Little Egypt Live, (618) 453-5887, mark.stgeorge@wsiu.org

WSIU-TV to Present New Little Egypt Live Episodes

WSIU's live stream is experiencing technical trouble, and is not working at this time (Tuesday, May 23). We are working on the problem, and hope to have service restored as soon as possible.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

Media Advisory

For Saturday, April 22, 2017, 1-4pm

Press Contacts:

Beth Spezia, WSIU Educational Outreach Coordinator, (618) 453-5595, beth.spezia@wsiu.org

Jennifer Sarver, Education Director, Cedarhurst Center for the Arts, (618) 242-1236, jennifer@cedarhurst.org

WSIU, Cedarhurst to Host Free PBS KIDS Star Party Family Event on Space Exploration

For Immediate Release

Monday, April 10, 2017

Contact: Beth Spezia, WSIU Educational Outreach Coordinator, (618) 453-5595, beth.spezia@wsiu.org; Lisa Tawil, ITVS, (415) 356-8383, lisa_tawil@itvs.org

WSIU, Carbondale Library to Present Free Screening of Film About National Whistleblowers

Event to be Held Sat, April 29 at 2:30pm at the Carbondale Library

Local PBS KIDS Star Party Event Coming Sat, April 22

Apr 3, 2017

For Immediate Release

Monday, April 3, 2017

Press Contacts:

Beth Spezia, WSIU Educational Outreach Coordinator, (618) 453-5595, beth.spezia@wsiu.org

Jennifer Sarver, Education Director, Cedarhurst Center for the Arts,

(618) 242-1236, jennifer@cedarhurst.org

WSIU, Cedarhurst to Host Free PBS KIDS Star Party Family Event on Space Exploration

Event is Sat, April 22, 1-4pm at Cedarhurst, Mt. Vernon IL

Tonight on WSIU - Prime time WSIU TV listings for Sunday, March 19, 2017.

Media Advisory – WSIU Presents Free Film Screening

Feb 23, 2017

Media Advisory

For Saturday, February 25

Contact: Beth Spezia, WSIU Educational Outreach Coordinator, (618) 453-5595, beth.spezia@wsiu.org; Diana Brawley Sussman, Director, Carbondale Public Library, (618) 457-0354, ext. 313, dbrawley@carbondale.lib.il.us; Lisa Tawil, ITVS, (415) 356-8383, lisa_tawil@itvs.org

Free Indie Lens Pop-Up Event is Saturday, February 25

Low Key Pictures

Photo: Jennifer Coffield pushes her niece on a swing in the Independent Lens film The Bad Kids. Credit: Low Key Pictures.

For Immediate Release

Friday, February 17, 2017

Contact: Beth Spezia, WSIU Educational Outreach Coordinator, (618) 453-5595, beth.spezia@wsiu.org; Lisa Tawil, ITVS, (415) 356-8383, lisa_tawil@itvs.org

WSIU, Carbondale Public Library to Present Free Indie Lens Pop-Up Screening of “The Bad Kids”

For Immediate Release

Monday, January 23, 2017

WSIU to Carry Gov. Rauner’s State of the State Speech on Wed, Jan 25

WSIU-TV & Radio to Air Speech Live at Noon

Contact: Jak Tichenor, Interim Director, Paul Simon Public Policy Institute, host of Illinois Lawmakers, (618) 453-4003, tichenor@siu.edu

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