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Robby Ballard

Top students from Carbondale Community High School will take on Mater Dei Catholic 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, April 14 at 1pm, with a repeat on Sunday, April 21 at 9:30am.

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

Local Events to Examine One of Nation's Worst Crimes

Apr 3, 2013
Daily News/Getty Images

For Immediate Release

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

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

Local Events to Examine One of Nation’s Most Horrific Crimes

Robby Ballard

Top students from Murphysboro High School will take on Sandoval 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 second 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, April 7 at 5:30pm, with a repeat on Sunday, April 14 at 9:30am.

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

WSIU, Women's Center to Host Film Screening on April 6

Apr 1, 2013
Courtesy of Kimmer Olesak

For Immediate Release

Monday, April 1, 2013

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

WSIU, Women's Center to Present Film Screening This Saturday

Film & Discussion To Address Childhood Abuse and Domestic Violence

Robby Ballard

Top students from Carterville High School will take on Pinckneyville Community 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 second 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, March 31 at 5:30pm, with a repeat on Sunday, April 7 at 9:30am.

Courtesy of Vaquera Productions.

Thursday, March 21, 2012

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

Local Film Screening Traces Evolution of Women's Liberation

Robby Ballard

Top students from Fairfield Community High School will take on Johnston City 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 second 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, March 24 at 5:30pm, with a repeat on Sunday, March 31 at 9:30am.

Media Advisory for Sat, March 2 - SIRIS Trivia Night

Feb 28, 2013

Media Advisory

For Saturday, March 2, 2013

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

SIRIS Trivia Contest is This Saturday

WSIU TV, Radio to Air Gov. Quinn's Budget Address Live

Feb 27, 2013

For Immediate Release

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

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

WSIU to Air Live Coverage of Governor Quinn's Budget Message

School Closings for Friday, February 22nd:

- Central A&M School District is closed

- Christian Fellowship School in DuQuoin is closed

- Christ Our Savior Lutheran School in Evansville, IL is closed

- Dongola Schools are closed

- ALL Franklin County Schools are closed

- Kell Grade School is closed

- Mt. Vernon Christian School is closed

- Neoga School District is closed

- New Simpson Hill School is closed

- North Wamac Grade School in Centralia is closed

- Project ECHO is closed

Local Film Screening This Saturday

Feb 20, 2013

Media Advisory

For Saturday, February 23, 2013

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

WSIU, Carbondale Library Present Free Local Film Screening This Saturday

Featured Film: The Powerbroker: Whitney Young’s Fight for Civil Rights

Christina Clayton

Top students from Cumberland High School will take on Mt. Vernon 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 second 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, February 24 at 5:30pm, with a repeat on Sunday, March 24 at 9:30am.

WSIU Film Screening to Profile Civil Rights Leader

Feb 15, 2013
Courtesy of the John F. Kennedy Library

For Immediate Release

Friday, February 15, 2013

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

Local WSIU Film Screening to Profile Civil Rights Leader

Beth Radtke

Top students from Hamilton County High School will take on Nashville Community 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 second 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, February 17 at 5:30pm, with a repeat on Sunday, February 24 at 9:30am.

Beth Radtke

Top students from Massac County High School will take on O'Fallon High School on the next episode of Scholastic Hi-Q, WSIU Public Television's quiz show featuring regional high school scholar bowl teams.

The second 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, February 10 at 1pm, with a repeat on Sunday, February 17 at 9:30am.

WSIU to Air Gov. Quinn's State of the State Address

Feb 4, 2013

For Immediate Release

Monday, February 4, 2013

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

WSIU to Broadcast Live Coverage of Governor Quinn's State of the State Address

WSIU Hosts 17th Annual Love is On the Air Fundraiser

Jan 30, 2013
Ernie Ashby

WSIU is inviting listeners and viewers to share the love this Valentine's Day by supporting WSIU's annual “Love is On the Air” fundraiser.

Now in its 17th year, this popular event has become a Valentine's Day tradition among public media fans across the region. WSIU supporters who make a donation during “Love is On the Air” can send boxes of regular or sugar-free gourmet chocolates made by The Chocolate Factory in Golconda, Illinois anywhere in the continental U.S., courtesy of Mail Boxes Etc. of Carbondale.

Robby Ballard

Top students from East Richland High School will take on Mater Dei Catholic High School in a battle of the brains on the next episode of Scholastic Hi-Q.

Robby Ballard

Top students from Carbondale High School will take on Cisne High School in the second round of WSIU-TV's Scholastic Hi-Q

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, January 27 at 5:30pm, with a repeat on Sunday, February 3 at 9:30am.

ITVS

Media Advisory

For Saturday, January 26, 2:30pm

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

WSIU, Carbondale Library to Host Free Film Screening This Saturday

Community Cinema Film Featured: Soul Food Junkies

Celtic Connections Announces 2012 Album of the Year

Jan 22, 2013
Brenda Willis

Bryan Kelso Crow, host of the nationally-distributed public radio series Celtic Connections, produced and distributed by WSIU Public Radio, has announced his selection of Album of the Year for 2012. This year's honor goes to the Nashville, Tennessee family band The Willis Clan for their album entitled Chapter One: Roots.

Beth Radtke

Top students from Murphysboro High School will take on Cairo High School in a battle of the brains on the next episode of Scholastic Hi-Q on WSIU TV.

The half-hour episode will air on WSIU channel 8 and WUSI channel 16 on Sunday, January 20 at 5:30 pm, with a repeat on Sunday, January 27 at 9:30 am.

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

Local Screening to Explore Soul Food Traditions

Jan 15, 2013
Shawn Escoffery for Independent Lens

For Immediate Release

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

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

Local Film Screening to Explore Soul Food Traditions

WSIU to Host Film Screening This Saturday

Jan 2, 2013
WGBH

For Immediate Release

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

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

WSIU, African American Museum to Host Screening of The Abolitionists This Saturday

WSIU to Air Multiple Saluki Basketball Games

Jan 2, 2013

For Immediate Release

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Contact: Monica Tichenor, Promotions Coordinator, (618) 453-6160, monica.tichenor@wsiu.org

WSIU-TV to Broadcast Multiple SIU Men's Basketball Games

Carl Perry

For Immediate Release

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

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

WSIU Concludes Native American Heritage Month with

Film Screening of Racing the Rez

Mona Eldaief / For Independent Lens

Media Advisory

For Saturday, November 24, 2:30pm

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

WSIU, Carbondale Library Host Community Cinema on November 24

Film: Solar Mamas

Ken Burns Film The Dust Bowl to Debut on WSIU-TV

Nov 13, 2012
Historic Adobe Museum / Florentine Films/WETA

For Immediate Release

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Contact: Carrie Johnson, PBS, (703) 739-5129; Monica Tichenor, WSIU Promotions Coordinator, (618) 453-6160, monica.tichenor@wsiu.org

WSIU-TV to Present New Ken Burns Film on November 18

The Dust Bowl Explores Largest Manmade Ecological Disaster in History

Community Cinema Presents Solar Mamas

Nov 12, 2012
Mona Eldaie / Independent Lens

For Immediate Release

Monday, November 12, 2012

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

Local Film Shares the Power of Women’s Education

Local TV Arts Series Debuts Second Season

Nov 6, 2012
Monica Tichenor / WSIU Public Broadcasting

For Immediate Release

Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Contacts: Rajvee Subramanian, WSIU Graduate Assistant and Expressions Producer, (618) 453-8096, expressions@wsiu.org; Darryl Moses, Associate Director for TV & Video Services, (618) 453-6191, darryl.moses @wsiu.org

WSIU-TV to Debut Second Season of Expressions

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