Pressroom

Odd Squad, Fred Rogers Company

For Immediate Release

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

Contacts:

Beth Spezia, WSIU Education & Community Engagement, (618) 453-5595, beth.spezia@wsiu.org; Miriam Richardson, Children’s Librarian, Eldorado Memorial Public Library, (618) 273-7922

WSIU and Eldorado Memorial Public Library to Host Free Screening of PBS KIDS Odd Squad Movie on July 30

Brittany Hewerdine, WSIU

For Immediate Release

Friday, July 1, 2016

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

WSIU Radio Listening Project Series Featuring Benton, Illinois Residents to Premiere July 6

WSIU to Webcast Eclipse 2017 Workshop on June 10

Jun 3, 2016

For Immediate Release

Friday, June 3, 2016

Contact: Mark St. George, WSIU TV Production Specialist, (618) 453-5887; Darryl Moses, Assoc. Dir., TV & Video Services, (618) 453-6191, darryl.moses@wsiu.org

WSIU to Webcast Eclipse 2017 Workshop on Friday, June 10

WETA

For Immediate Release 

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Press Contact: Nick Massella, Director, Audience Engagement & Communications, PBS NewsHour, nmassella@newshour.org

WSIU, PBS NewsHour to Broadcast Exclusive Interview & Town Hall with President Obama on Wednesday, June 1

WSIU to Launch Mobile App on June 1

May 24, 2016
Katrina Stackhouse / WSIU

For Immediate Release

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Contacts: Katrina Stackhouse, Digital Services Manager, WSIU Public Broadcasting, (618) 453-6258, katrina.stackhouse@wsiu.org; Greg Petrowich, Executive Director, WSIU Public Broadcasting, (618) 453-6181, greg.petrowich@wsiu.org

WSIU to Launch New Mobile App on June 1

WSIU Radio Wins Illinois Associated Press Awards

Apr 29, 2016

For Immediate Release

Friday, April 29, 2016

Contact: Jennifer Fuller, Associate Director, WSIU News & Public Affairs, (618) 453-6245, jennifer.fuller@wsiu.org; Jeff Williams, WSIU Radio General Manager, (618) 453-6170, jeff.williams@wsiu.org

WSIU Public Radio Wins Multiple Awards from Illinois Associated Press

Todd Pilon, WTVP Peoria

For Immediate Release 

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Contact: Jak Tichenor, Illinois Lawmakers Series Host, Retired Senior Producer, WSIU Public Television, (618) 453-6187, jak.tichenor@wsiu.org

Illinois Lawmakers TV Series Returns for Spring Session as Lawmakers Search for Budget Solution, Series To Air Fridays at 7:30pm on WSIU-TV in May

WSIU to Present Free Screening of Film "Peace Officer"

Apr 8, 2016
Brad Barber

For Immediate Release 

Friday, April 8, 2016

Contact: Beth Spezia, WSIU Educational Outreach Coordinator, (618) 453-5595, beth.spezia@wsiu.org; Diana Brawley Sussman, Director, Carbondale Public Library Director, (618) 457-0354; Lisa Tawil, ITVS, (415) 356-8383, ext. 244, lisa_tawil@itvs.org 

Press materials: http://itvs.org/films/peace-officer/photos-and-press-kit

Media Advisory 

For Saturday, April 9, 2016, 1-4pm

Media 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 Sesame Street Everyday Heroes Family Event Is This Saturday, April 9, 1-4pm

Sesame Workshop

For Immediate Release 

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

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 Sesame Street Everyday Heroes Family Event on Saturday, April 9, 1-4pm at Cedarhurst in Mt. Vernon

For Immediate Release

Friday, February 12, 2016

WSIU to Carry Governor's Budget Address February 17 -- Speech Will Air Live at Noon on WSIU-TV, WSIU Radio

Contact: Jak Tichenor, Senior Producer, WSIU-TV, (618) 453-6187, jak.tichenor@wsiu.org

Media Advisory

For Saturday, February 13, 2016

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

WSIU Film Screening & Discussion is Tomorrow, February 13

Film: The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution -- Location: Carbondale Public Library, Sat, Feb 13 at 2:30pm

Pirkle Jones and Ruth-Marion Baruch

For Immediate Release

Friday, February 5, 2016

Contact: Beth Spezia, WSIU Educational Outreach Coordinator, (618) 453-5595, beth.spezia@wsiu.org; Lisa Tawil, ITVS, (415) 356-8383, ext. 244, lisa_tawil@itvs.org

Press materials: http://itvs.org/films/black-panthers/photos-and-press-kit

For Immediate Release

Saturday, January 23, 2016

WSIU to Carry Gov. Rauner’s State of the State Speech on January 27

WSIU-TV & Radio to Air Speech Live at Noon

Contact: Jak Tichenor, Senior Producer, WSIU-TV, (618) 453-6187, jak.tichenor@wsiu.org

Pirkle Jones and Ruth-Marion Baruch / ITVS

For Immediate Release

Monday, January 11, 2016

Press Contacts:  

Carbondale -- Diana Brawley Sussman, Carbondale Public Library, (618) 457-0354, dbrawley@carbondale.lib.il.us; Beth Spezia, WSIU Outreach Coordinator, (618) 453-5595, beth.spezia@wsiu.org; Lisa Tawil, ITVS, (415) 356-8383, ext. 244, lisa_tawil@itvs.org

Pirkle Jones and Ruth-Marion Baruch / ITVS

For Immediate Release

Monday, January 11, 2016

Press Contacts:  Betty Martin, Director, Cape Girardeau Public Library, (573) 334-5279, ext. 111, bmartin@capelibrary.org; Alex Jackson, Development Director, KRCU, (573) 651-5070, ajackson@semo.edu; Beth Spezia, WSIU Outreach Coordinator, (618) 453-5595, beth.spezia@wsiu.org; Lisa Tawil, ITVS, (415) 356-8383, ext. 244, lisa_tawil@itvs.org

Press materials: http://itvs.org/films/black-panthers/photos-and-press-kit

ITVS

For Immediate Release

Friday, January 8, 2016 - UPDATED

Contacts: Beth Spezia, WSIU Educational Outreach Coordinator, (618) 453-5595, beth.spezia@wsiu.org; Lisa Tawil, ITVS, (415) 356-8383, ext. 244, lisa_tawil@itvs.org

Press materials: http://itvs.org/films/in-football-we-trust/photos-and-press-kit

ITVS

For Immediate Release

Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Contact: Beth Spezia, WSIU Educational Outreach Coordinator, (618) 453-5595, beth.spezia@wsiu.org; Lisa Tawil, ITVS, (415) 356-8383, ext. 244, lisa_tawil@itvs.org

Press materials: http://itvs.org/films/in-football-we-trust/photos-and-press-kit

WSIU, Carbondale Public Library to Host Indie Lens Pop-Up Screening of “In Football We Trust”

Free Event is Saturday, January 16 at 2:30pm at the Library

For Immediate Release

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Contact: Greg Petrowich, Executive Director, WSIU Public Broadcasting, (618) 453-6181, greg.petrowich@wsiu.org@wsiu.org

Corporation for Public Broadcasting Awards Grant to Launch Illinois Newsroom Collaboration

WSIU Among Public Media Stations to Receive Funding

WSIU Names Local Winners in Art Contest

Dec 11, 2015
WSIU

For Immediate Release

Friday, December 11, 2015

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

WSIU Names Local Winners in International Art Contest

Winners Hail from Eldorado, Alto Pass, and Du Quoin, Illinois

Media Advisory

For Saturday, December 5 – Olney IL, Cape Girardeau MO & Sunday, December 6 – Murphysboro IL

Contacts: Greg Petrowich, Executive Director, WSIU Public Broadcasting, (618) 453-6181, greg.petrowich@wsiu.org; Monica Tichenor, Promotions Director, WSIU Public Broadcasting, (618) 453-6160, monica.tichenor@wsiu.org

WSIU to Host Local Preview Parties Celebrating New Season of Downton Abbey on Masterpiece

Nick Briggs/Carnival Film & Television Limited 2015 for Masterpiece

For Immediate Release

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Contacts: Greg Petrowich, Executive Director, WSIU Public Broadcasting, (618) 453-6181, greg.petrowich@wsiu.org; Monica Tichenor, Promotions Director, WSIU Public Broadcasting, (618) 453-6160, monica.tichenor@wsiu.org

Public Invited to Free Local Preview Parties Celebrating New Season of Downton Abbey on Masterpiece

Woodlawn, Trico Students on WSIU's Scholastic Hi-Q

Nov 13, 2015
WSIU

For Immediate Release

Friday, November 13, 2015

Contacts: Abby Hargrave, TV Producer, (618) 453-5888, abby.hargrave@wsiu.org; Mark St. George, TV Producer, (618) 453-5887, mark.stgeorge@wsiu.org; Paige Frankovich, Student Producer, (618) 453-6158, pfrankovich@siu.edu

Woodlawn, Trico Students on Local TV Quiz Show on November 22

ITVS

For Immediate Release

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

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

PBS Series Independent Lens to Launch Indie Lens Pop-Up in Carbondale and 75 Cities Across the U.S.

National Screening Series Seeks to Spark Conversations through Sneak Previews of Independent Lens Films, Premieres Locally on November 21

Fairfield, Sandoval Students on Local TV Quiz Show

Nov 3, 2015
Monica Tichenor / WSIU

For Immediate Release

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Contacts: Abby Hargrave, TV Producer, (618) 453-5888, abby.hargrave@wsiu.org; Mark St. George, TV Producer, (618) 453-5887, mark.stgeorge@wsiu.org; Paige Frankovich, Student Producer, (618) 453-6158, pfrankovich@siu.edu

Fairfield, Sandoval Students on Local TV Quiz Show on November 15

Herrin, Mt. Vernon Students on Local TV Quiz Show

Oct 30, 2015
T.J. Price / WSIU

For Immediate Release

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Contacts: Abby Hargrave, TV Producer, (618) 453-5888, abby.hargrave@wsiu.org; Mark St. George, TV Producer, (618) 453-5887, mark.stgeorge@wsiu.org; Paige Frankovich, Student Producer, (618) 453-6158, pfrankovich@siu.edu

Herrin, Mt. Vernon Students on Local TV Quiz Show on November 8

Nashville, Mascoutah Students Compete on Scholastic Hi-Q

Oct 27, 2015
Monica Tichenor / WSIU

For Immediate Release

Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Contacts: Abby Hargrave, TV Producer, (618) 453-5888, abby.hargrave@wsiu.org; Mark St. George, TV Producer, (618) 453-5887, mark.stgeorge@wsiu.org; Paige Frankovich, Student Producer, (618) 453-6158, pfrankovich@siu.edu

Nashville, Mascoutah Students on Local TV Quiz Show on November 1

John Kouns / Courtesy of Farmworker Movement Documentation Project/Leroy Chatfield

For Immediate Release

Monday, October 26, 2015

Contact: Jeff Williams, Associate Director, WSIU Radio, (618) 453-6170, jeff.williams@wsiu.org; Matt Meacham, Program Coordinator-Access, Illinois Humanities, (312) 422-5589, matt.meacham@ilhumanities.org

Local Event to Explore Latino Experience in Southern Illinois

Area Teachers Invited to 'Get Their Tech On'

Oct 20, 2015
PBS LearningMedia

For Immediate Release

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

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

WSIU Invites Teachers to ‘Get Their Tech On’ With Digital Content and Technology Sweepstakes

WSIU Public Broadcasting

For Immediate Release

Monday, October 19, 2015

Contacts: Abby Hargrave, TV Producer, (618) 453-5888, abby.hargrave@wsiu.org; Mark St. George, TV Producer, (618) 453-5887, mark.stgeorge@wsiu.org; Paige Frankovich, Student Producer, (618) 453-6158, pfrankovich@siu.edu

Murphysboro, Breese Central Students on Local TV Quiz Show on October 25

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