Pressroom

PBS KIDS

Media Advisory

For Saturday, March 28, 2015, 1-4pm

Media Contacts:

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

* Sara Blackstad, WSIU Outreach Assistant, (618) 453-5595, sara.blackstad@wsiu.org 

* Monica Tichenor, Public Information & Promotions Coordinator, (618) 453-6160, monica.tichenor@wsiu.org

* Jennifer Sarver, Education Director, Cedarhurst, (618) 242-1236, jennifer@cedarhurst.org

Free WSIU PBS KIDS Event Coming to Cedarhurst

Mar 19, 2015
PBS KIDS

For Immediate Release

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Press Contacts:

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

Sara Blackstad, WSIU Outreach Assistant, (618) 453-5595, sara.blackstad@wsiu.org or outreach@wsiu.org

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

PBS KIDS

For Immediate Release

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Press Contacts:

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

Sara Blackstad, WSIU Outreach Assistant, (618) 453-5595, sara.blackstad@wsiu.org or outreach@wsiu.org

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

Area Families Invited to Free Event "Math, Music & Me!"

March 28, 1-4pm at Cedarhurst in Mt. Vernon Featuring PBS KIDS Host

Media Advisory

For Saturday, March 7, 1:30pm

Contact: Kate West, WSIU Graduate Assistant, SIU College of Mass Communication and Media Arts, (618) 453-5060, kate.west@wsiu.org

WSIU Local Film Screening Is Saturday, March 7

“American Denial” To Address Unconscious Bias

Gordon Parks

For Immediate Release

Monday, March 2, 2015

Contacts:  Kate West, Community Cinema Coordinator and Graduate Assistant, SIU College of Mass Communications & Media Arts, (618) 453-5060, (217) 246-4626 (cell -- for media only), kate.west@wsiu.org

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

Local Film Screening Rescheduled for Saturday, March 7 at 1:30pm -- New Date & Time!

“American Denial” To Address Unconscious Bias

Canceled: WSIU Community Cinema Event Sat, Feb 21

Feb 19, 2015

Media Alert – Event Cancelation

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Contact:

Kate West, Community Cinema Coordinator and Graduate Assistant, SIU College of Mass Communications & Media Arts, (618) 453-5060, (217) 246-4626 (cell – for media only), kate.west@wsiu.org

URGENT – CANCELED! Community Cinema Film Screening on Saturday, February 21

WSIU to Carry Gov. Rauner's Budget Address Live at Noon

Feb 18, 2015
Zbigniew Bzdak, Chicago Tribune

For Immediate Release

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

WSIU to Carry Gov. Rauner's Budget Address Today, Speech Will Air Live at Noon on WSIU Radio & WSIU-TV

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

Free Local Film Screening to Address Unconscious Bias

Feb 10, 2015
Gordon Parks

For Immediate Release

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Contacts:

Kate West, Community Cinema Coordinator and Graduate Assistant, SIU College of Mass Communications & Media Arts, (618) 453-5060, (217) 246-4626 (cell -- for media only), kate.west@wsiu.org

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

WSIU, Local School to Host 100 Days of School Event

Jan 26, 2015
Katie Dumper, WSIU

For Immediate Release

Monday, January 26, 2015

Contacts: Cassie Burgess, Principal, North Side Primary Center - Herrin, Ill., (618) 942-5418; Beth Spezia, WSIU Outreach Coordinator, (618) 453-5595; Irena Just, Asst. Dir. And Children's Librarian, Herrin City Library, (618) 942-6109

WSIU, Local School to Host 100 Days of School Event

Event is Thursday, January 29 at North Side Primary in Herrin

Love is On the Air at WSIU

Jan 14, 2015
Kate West, WSIU

For Immediate Release

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Contacts: Laura Cobin, WSIU Donor Communications Coordinator, (618) 453-4287, laura.cobin@wsiu.org; Susan Patrick, WSIU Customer Service Specialist, (618) 453-6184, susan.patrick@wsiu.org

Celebrate Valentine's Day with WSIU's Love is On the Air

©Audrey Hall 2013 for Half The Sky

For Immediate Release

Friday, January 9, 2015

Contacts:

Kate West, Community Cinema Coordinator and Graduate Assistant, SIU College of Mass Communications & Media Arts, (618) 453-5060, (217) 246-4626 (cell – for media only), kate.west@wsiu.org

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

WSIU, Carbondale Public Library to Present Free Community Cinema Film Screening on January 17

WSIU Announces Local Downton Abbey Events

Nov 26, 2014
Nick Briggs, Carnival Film & Television Limited 2014 for Masterpiece

For Immediate Release

Wednesday, November 26, 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 Season Preview of Award-Winning Masterpiece Series Downton Abbey

Morning Edition and All Things Considered now operates under a new broadcast clock.

For Immediate Release

Tuesday, October 7, 2014

WSIU-TV, Radio to Carry Illinois Gubernatorial Debate

Debate to air live on WSIU-TV, WSIU Radio This Thursday, October 9

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

Media Advisory

For Wednesday, October 8, 2014

WSIU, Local Partners to Present Illinois 12th U.S. House District Debate, Candidates Set to Debate in Marion, Illinois Tomorrow -- Wednesday, October 8

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

For Immediate Release

Friday, October 3, 2014

Contacts:

Kate West, Community Cinema Coordinator and Graduate Assistant, SIU College of Mass Communications & Media Arts, (618) 453-5060, kate.west@wsiu.org

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

Local Community Cinema Series Kicks Off New Season on October 18

MCMA, WSIU, Carbondale Public Library to Host Monthly Film Screenings Through April 2014

Local Jazz Show to Celebrate 5 Years on the Air

Oct 3, 2014
Kaitlyn Conrad / WSIU

For Immediate Release

Friday, October 3, 2014

Local Jazz Radio Program on WSIU Radio to 

Celebrate Fifth Anniversary

Contact: John Hochheimer, Host, Rhythm & Bloom, (618) 453-6950, hoch@siu.edu; Jeff Williams, WSIU Radio General Manager, (618) 453-6164, jeff.williams@wsiu.org

Media Advisory - Free Family Event Sat 10/4

Oct 3, 2014
WSIU

For Saturday, October 4, 2014

Contact: Beth Spezia, WSIU Educational Outreach Coordinator, 618-453-5595 (office), 618-534-3708 (cell), beth.spezia@wsiu.org

Take A Digital Hike Digital Media Workshop, Outdoor Hike

Free Family Event is Saturday, October 4

PBS KIDS

For Immediate Release

Friday, September 26, 2014

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

WSIU to Host Digital Media Workshop, Nature Hike, Free Family Event Scheduled for Saturday, October 4

WSIU Staff Member Wins National Award

Sep 9, 2014

For Immediate Release

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Contact: Greg Petrowich, Executive Director, WSIU Public Broadcasting, (618) 453-4344, greg.petrowich@wsiu.org; Renee Dillard, Director of Marketing & Corporate Support, (618) 453-4286, renee.dillard@wsiu.org

WSIU Staff Member Wins National Development Award

Local Vintage Record Sale Coming September 20-21

Sep 5, 2014
WSIU Public Broadcasting

For Immediate Release

Friday, September 5, 2014

Contact:  Jeff Williams, WSIU Radio General Manager, (618) 453-6164, jeff.williams@wsiu.org

Local Vintage Record Sale Coming to the University Mall on September 20-21

Item Donations Accepted Through Friday, September 12

Items Needed for SIRIS Classic Vinyl Sale

Aug 19, 2014
Monica Tichenor / WSIU

For Immediate Release

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Contact:  Jeff Williams, WSIU Radio General Manager, (618) 453-6164, jeff.williams@wsiu.org

Items Needed for Annual SIRIS Classic Vinyl & Media Sale

Donations accepted through September 12; Sale is September 20-21

WSIU Invites Public to Family Night at the Park July 25

Jul 17, 2014
Monica Tichenor / WSIU Public Broadcasting

For Immediate Release

Thursday, July 17, 2014

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

Public Invited to Family Night at the Park on July 25

WSIU to Bring Literacy Van, Children’s Activities & PBS KIDS Character Super WHY to Pinckneyville City Park

Media Advisory - WSIU Summer Learning Event on Fri 6/20

Jun 18, 2014

Media Advisory

For Friday, June 20

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

WSIU Kicks Off National Summer Reading Day On June 20

Bryan Bennett Library, Salem, Illinois

WSIU Seeks Public Input for Powered By Two on June 24th

Jun 17, 2014
Pearl Franz & Monica Tichenor / WSIU

For Immediate Release

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

Media Contacts: Greg Petrowich, Executive Director, WSIU Public Broadcasting, 618-453-6181, greg.petrowich@wsiu.org; Jeff Williams, WSIU Radio General Manager, 618-453-6170, jeff.williams@wsiu.org

WSIU Powered by Two! Twosday Coming June 24

WSIU Radio Seeks Song Recommendations from Public for On-Air Event

WSIU Announces Powered by Two! Twosday on June 24

Jun 10, 2014
Pearl Franz & Monica Tichenor / WSIU Public Broadcasting

For Immediate Release

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Media Contacts: Greg Petrowich, Executive Director, WSIU Public Broadcasting, 618-453-6181, greg.petrowich@wsiu.org; Laura Cobin, Donor Communications Coordinator, WSIU Public Broadcasting, 618-453-4287, laura.cobin@wsiu.org

WSIU Announces Powered by Two! Twosday on June 24

Public Media Stations Aim to Double Down on Donors in One-Day On-Air Event

Media Advisory

For Tomorrow -- Saturday, May 31, 2:30pm

Contact: Deborah Tudor, Associate Dean, SIU College of Mass Communication and Media Arts, (618) 453-4308, dtudor@siu.edu

Final Community Cinema Film Screening is Tomorrow

Film To Address Marriage Equality in African American Community

Jen Lemen

For Immediate Release

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Contact: Deborah Tudor, Associate Dean, SIU College of Mass Communications and Media Arts, (618) 453-4308, dtudor@siu.edu

Local Film Screening to Address Marriage Equality in African American Community

Final Community Cinema Film is Saturday, May 31

WSIU Announces New Children's Programs, Summer Schedule

May 20, 2014
PBS

For Immediate Release

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

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

WSIU-TV To Keep Kids Learning All Summer

WSIU-TV Announces New Children's Programs, New Children's TV Programming Schedule for Summer 2014, New Digital Resources

For Immediate Release

Friday, May 17, 2014

Contacts: David Kidd, Senior Producer, WSIU-TV, (618) 453-5887, david.kidd@wsiu.org;

John Guberud, Student Producer, (618) 453-6158, john.guberud@wsiu.org

Carbondale, O’Fallon Students Compete in Championship on Local TV Quiz Show May 25

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