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New Season of Scholastic Hi-Q

Sep 26, 2013
Pearl Franz

Scholastic Hi-Q returns for a new season on Sunday, September 29 at 5:00pm. In the first episode, top students from Pope County High School will compete against Wayne City High School. The half-hour episode will air on WSIU-TV 8/WUSI-TV 16, the public television stations of Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIUC), with a repeat on Sunday, October 6 at 9:30am.

Media Advisory for Sat, Sept 28 - Community Cinema

Sep 25, 2013

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

WSIU Launches New Season of Community Cinema This Saturday

Film Tries to Increase Graduation Rates for Latinos

Sep 23, 2013
itvs.org

The SIU Carbondale College of Mass Communication and Media Arts (MCMA), WSIU Public Broadcasting, and the Carbondale Public Library will kick off a third season of Community Cinema on Saturday, September 28 with a free screening and discussion of The Graduates.

Local Community Cinema Series to Begin September 28

Sep 17, 2013
Courtesy of Quiet Pictures

For Immediate Release

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

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

Local Community Cinema Series Kicks Off New Season on September 28

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

Media Advisory - BMI Film Series Begins Mon, Sept 9

Sep 6, 2013

Media Advisory

For Monday, September 9, 2013

Contact: Derrick Williams, Assistant Director, SIU Center for Inclusive Excellence & Coordinator, Black Resource Center, (618) 453-3916, dlw10@siu.edu

First BMI Critical Lens Screening Coming September 9

Film and Discussion to Focus on Student Loan Crisis

Media Advisory for Sat 9/7, 10am-9pm

Sep 4, 2013

Media Advisory For Saturday, September 7, 10am-9pm & Sunday, September 8, 12-5:30pm

Contact:  Robby Ballard, SIRIS Vinyl Sale Coordinator, 618-453-4355 or 270-556-8465, robby.ballard@wsiu.org

SIRIS Classic Vinyl & Media Sale Is This Weekend!

SIRIS Classic Vinyl & Media Sale Coming Next Weekend

Aug 30, 2013
Image: WSIU Public Broadcasting

For Immediate Release

Friday, August 30, 2013

Contact:  Robby Ballard, SIRIS Vinyl Sale Coordinator, (618) 453-4355, robby.ballard@wsiu.org

Local Vinyl & Media Sale is Coming September 7-8

Aug 21, 2013
Robby Ballard, WSIU

For Immediate Release

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Contact:  Robby Ballard, SIRIS Vinyl Sale Coordinator, (618) 453-4355, robby.ballard@wsiu.org

Media Advisory for Wed, Aug 7

Aug 5, 2013
TRT, Istanbul, Turkey

Media Advisory - For Wed, Aug 7, 12:30-2pm

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

WSIU, SIU Summer Children's Film Series

Final Screening is Wed, Aug 7 at Bryan-Bennett Library in Salem

Local Fundraiser Seeks Donated Albums, Stereo Equipment

Jul 30, 2013
Image design: Robby Ballard, WSIU.

For Immediate Release

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Contact:  Robby Ballard, SIRIS Vinyl Sale Coordinator, (618) 453-4355, robby.ballard@wsiu.org

Local Music Sale Seeks Donated Albums, Stereo Equipment

Donations Accepted Through Friday, August 16

Carbondale, Ill. -- Wanted -- your unused record albums, CDs, DVDs, cassettes, VHS tapes, eight-track tapes, electronic games, audio books, and working stereo equipment!

Media Advisory for Saturday, July 27 - Benton, Ill.

Jul 26, 2013
Mongolian National Public Television.

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

WSIU, SIU Summer Children's Film Series Continues

Next Screening is Saturday, July 27 at Benton Public Library

Media Advisory for Thursday, July 18

Jul 17, 2013
Radical Sheep Productions, Canada

Media Advisory For Thursday, July 18 – 10am-12pm

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

Donations Needed for SIRIS Classic Vinyl Sale

Jul 16, 2013
WSIU Public Broadcasting.

For Immediate Release

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Contact:  Robby Ballard, SIRIS Vinyl Sale Coordinator, (618) 453-4355, robby.ballard@wsiu.org

Media Advisory for This Friday, July 12, 1-2:30pm

Jul 11, 2013
Kenya Television Network

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

WSIU, SIU Summer Children's Film Series Continues

Next Screening is Friday, July 12 at Marion Carnegie Library

Media Advisory for This Thursday, July 11

Jul 9, 2013
Radical Sheep Productions, Inc., Canada

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

WSIU, SIU Summer Children's Film Series Continues

Events to be held Thursday, July 11 at C.E. Brehm Memorial Public Library, Mt. Vernon & West Frankfort Public Library

Media Advisory for Wednesday, July 10

Jul 8, 2013
TRT Istanbul, Turkey

Media Advisory

For Wednesday, July 10, 5:30-6:30pm

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

WSIU, SIU Summer Children's Film Series Continues

Next Event is Wednesday, July 10 at Metropolis Public Library

Media Advisory for Friday, July 5, 1-3pm

Jul 3, 2013
Once TV, Mexico

Media Advisory

For Friday, July 5, 1:00pm – 3:00pm

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

WSIU, SIU Summer Children's Film Series Continues

Next event: Friday, July 5 at Eldorado Memorial Public Library

Media Advisory for Thursday, June 27

Jun 25, 2013
China Central Television

Media Advisory

For Thursday, June 27 - 1:30-3pm

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

WSIU, SIU Summer Children's Film Series Launches This Week

First Event is Thursday, June 25 at C.E. Brehm Memorial Public Library in Mt. Vernon, Ill.

WSIU, SIU to Host Film & Reading Program for Children

Jun 21, 2013

For Immediate Release

Thursday, June 20, 2013

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

WSIU, SIU To Host Summer Film & Reading Program at Southern Illinois Libraries

Free Screenings Will Feature Top International Children’s Films

Final Community Cinema Screening is June 29

Jun 19, 2013
Gillian Laub

For Immediate Release

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Contacts: Vickie Devenport, WSIU Outreach Coordinator, (618) 453-6148, vickie.devenport@wsiu.org

WSIU to Host Final Spring 2013 Community Cinema Screening on June 29

Film Tells Story of Episcopalian Bishop Gene Robinson

Media Advisory for Saturday, May 25

May 25, 2013
Ranjan Palit

Contacts: Vickie Devenport, WSIU Outreach Coordinator, (618) 453-6148, vickie.devenport@wsiu.org

WSIU, Carbondale Library To Present Free Film Screening This Saturday, May 25

Featured Film: The Revolutionary Optimists

Local Film Screening to Address Breaking Cycle of Poverty

May 15, 2013
Jon Shenk

For Immediate Release

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Contacts: Vickie Devenport, WSIU Outreach Coordinator, (618) 453-6148, vickie.devenport@wsiu.org

Local Film Screening to Focus on Breaking Cycle of Poverty

Film Documents Activist Efforts of Children in Kolkata, India

Robby Ballard

Top students from Carbondale Community High School will take on O'Fallon Township High School in a battle of the brains on the next episode of Scholastic Hi-Q, WSIU Public Television's quiz show featuring regional high school scholar bowl teams.

The semifinal round of the half-hour series will air on WSIU-TV 8 and WUSI-TV 16, the public television stations of Southern Illinois University (SIU), on Sunday, May 12 at 5:30pm, with a repeat on Sunday, May 19 at 9:30am.

Following the on-air broadcast, viewers can watch the program online anytime at watch.wsiu.org.

Illinois Lawmakers To Air Fridays 7:30pm, May 3-31

May 1, 2013
People
Monica Tichenor / WSIU Public Broadcasting

For Immediate Release

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

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

Illinois Lawmakers TV Series to Tackle Pension Reform, Gun Control

Statewide Public Affairs Series To Air on WSIU-TV Fridays at 7:30pm in May

Media Advisory - For May 2, May 8, and May 10

May 1, 2013
WGBH

Media Advisory

For the Following Dates:

* Thursday, May 2, 9:30am-10:30am - Ewing Grade School, Ewing

* Wednesday, May 8, 8:30-10am - Giant City School, Carbondale

* Friday, May 10, 12:45-2:45pm - North Side School, Fairfield

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

WSIU, Area Schools To Host “Martha Speaks Reading Buddies" Celebrations

Robby Ballard

Top students from Carterville High School will take on Murphysboro High School in a battle of the brains on the next episode of Scholastic Hi-Q, WSIU Public Television's quiz show featuring regional high school scholar bowl teams.

The quarterfinal round of the half-hour series will air on WSIU-TV 8 and WUSI-TV 16, the public television stations of Southern Illinois University (SIU), on Sunday, May 5 at 5:30pm, with a repeat on Sunday, May 12 at 9:30am.

Following the on-air broadcast, viewers can watch the program online anytime at watch.wsiu.org.

Media Advisory - Free Film Screening Saturday, April 27

Apr 25, 2013
Courtesy of Chiara Goia

Media Advisory - For Saturday, April 27, 2013

Contacts: Vickie Devenport, WSIU Outreach Coordinator, (618) 453-6148, vickie.devenport@wsiu.org

WSIU, Carbondale Library To Present Free Film Screening This Saturday, April 27

Featured Film: The Island President

Media Advisory - Central Park Five Event is Tonight

Apr 17, 2013

Media Advisory

For TONIGHT, Wednesday, April 17

Contact: Vickie Devenport, WSIU Outreach Coordinator, (618) 453-6148, vickie.devenport@wsiu.org

Tonight - Live Conversation with Central Park Five Producers

Local Discussion to follow at Guyon Auditorium, SIU Morris Library

Robby Ballard

Area Families Invities to Neighborhood of Make Believe

Apr 11, 2013
Holly Burke

For Immediate Release

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Contact: Beth Spezia, WSIU Educational Outreach Coordinator, (618) 453-5595, beth.spezia@wsiu.org; Jennifer Sarver, Director of Education, Cedarhurst Center for the Arts, (618) 242-1236, ext. 224, jennifer@cedarhurst.org

Area Families Invited to the Neighborhood of Make Believe

Free event coming to Cedarhurst in Mt. Vernon on April 20

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