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Power on the Southern Illinois University Carbondale campus has been restored.  However, it is possible WSIU may experience some additional outages if any residual power problems occur on campus.  WSIU will continue to operate to the full extent of our capability. WSIU appreciates your patience and understanding. WSIU regrets the inconvenience.

Media Advisory For Saturday, May 26

May 22, 2012

WSIU to Present Final Community Cinema Screening

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

Carbondale, Ill.– Reporters, camera crews, and photographers are invited to cover the final film screening and discussion of WSIU Public Broadcasting's Spring 2012 Community Cinema series on Saturday, May 26 at 2:30pm at the Carbondale Public Library, 405 West Main.

WSIU to Present Final Spring 2012 Film Screening

May 16, 2012

For Immediate Release

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

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

WSIU Presents Final Community Cinema Film Screening on May 26

Media Advisory - For Tuesday, May 15 - 8:30-10am

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

WSIU, Giant City School To Host “Martha Speaks Reading Buddies" Celebration

WSIU Co-Produces National Seminar

May 7, 2012

For Immediate Release
Monday, May 7, 2012

Contact: Greg Petrowich, Executive Director, WSIU Public Broadcasting, (618) 453-6181, greg.petrowich@wsiu.org; Amie Miller, Development Advisor, The Development Exchange, Inc. (DEI), (612) 203-8911, amie0422@comcast.net

WSIU Invited to Co-Produce National Seminar

 

Media Advisory - For Saturday, April 28

 

Contacts:

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

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

For Immediate Release

Friday, April 20, 2012

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

For Immediate Release

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

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

Area Families invited to Board the Dinosaur Train

WSIU and Local Sponsors to Co-host Public Event on April 28

 

Media Advisory for Saturday, April 14 - 1-7pm

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

WSIU Story Booth at 5th Annual Cape Girardeau Storytelling Festival

Carbondale, Ill. – Reporters, camera crews, and photographers are invited to cover the 5th Annual Cape Girardeau Storytelling Festival, which will run from Friday, April 13 through Sunday, April 15 in the city's historic riverfront district.

WSIU-TV Program Turns Spotlight on Home Brewing

Apr 9, 2012

 

For Immediate Release

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

 

For Immediate Release

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

Carbondale, Ill. – No one can tell a story quite like PBS… and no one can tell your story better than you!

 

For Immediate Release

Contact: Jan Thompson, Writer/Producer, (618) 453-7340, janione@siu.edu

Additional program details and photos online at: www3.wsiu.org/pressroom/bataan

 

Media Advisory

For Saturday, March 31, 2012

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

Carbondale, Ill.- Reporters, photographers, and camera crews are invited to cover the third of five free Community Cinema film screenings this Saturday, March 31 at 2:30pm at the Carbondale Public Library, 405 West Main in Carbondale.

 

For Immediate Release

Contacts:

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

SIU Faculty Member to Display Homebuilt Electric Car

 

For Immediate Release

Contact: Jennifer Fuller, WSIU Public Radio news reporter and morning news anchor, (618) 453-6245, jennifer.fuller@wsiu.org; Jeff Williams, WSIU Public Radio general manager and news & public affairs director, (618) 453-6170, jeff.williams@wsiu.org

 

For Immediate Release

Contacts: Beth Spezia, WSIU outreach coordinator, (618) 453-5595, beth.spezia@wsiu.org; Vickie Devenport, WSIU outreach coordinator, (618) 453-6148, vickie.devenport@wsiu.org

Local educators available for interview:

Marybeth McCormick, second grade teacher, Sparta Primary Center, (618) 443-5331 - call after 3pm, t_teach4@hotmail.com.

Mary Ann Quivey, curriculum and technology specialist for ROE 45 - Monroe & Randolph counties, (618) 826-5471, mquivey@roe45.org

 

For Immediate Release

Contacts: Beth Spezia, WSIU outreach coordinator, (618) 453-5595, beth.spezia@wsiu.org; Vickie Devenport, WSIU outreach coordinator, (618) 453-6148, vickie.devenport@wsiu.org

Local educators available for interview:

Marybeth McCormick, second grade teacher, Sparta Primary Center, (618) 443-5331 - call after 3pm, t_teach4@hotmail.com.

Mary Ann Quivey, curriculum and technology specialist for ROE 45 - Monroe & Randolph counties, (618) 826-5471, mquivey@roe45.org

 

For Immediate Release

Contacts:

Mark Leonard, President, Illinois Public Broadcasting Council and General Manager, Illinois Public Media - WILL (University of Illinois), (217) 333-7300, mleonard@illinois.edu

Greg Petrowich, Chair, Illinois Public Broadcasting Council Education Committee, and Executive Director, WSIU Public Broadcasting, (618) 453-4344, greg.petrowich@wsiu.org

Educator available for interview:

Elizabeth Slifer, 4th grade teacher, Carrie Busey Elementary, Champaign, sliferel@champaignschools.org

 

Media Advisory – Press Conference

For Monday, March 5, 2012

Contact: Molly Delaney, Illinois Public Media - WILL (University of Illinois), (217) 714-0856, delaney1@illinois.edu

 

Illinois Public Media Stations Launch New Statewide Service for Illinois Teachers

 

Media Advisory For Saturday, February 25, 2:30pm

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

Carbondale, Ill.-- Reporters, camera crews, and photographers are invited to cover the second of five installments of WSIU Public Broadcasting's Community Cinema project, which features free monthly screenings and discussion of films from the PBS series Independent Lens.

For Immediate Release

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

Carbondale, Ill.-- The public media series Illinois Lawmakers will produce live coverage of Illinois Governor Pat Quinn's Budget Address to the Illinois General Assembly on Wednesday, February 22 at noon.

Community Cinema Film Screening is February 25

Feb 20, 2012

 

For Immediate Release

Friday, February 17, 2012

Contacts:

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

 

For Immediate Release

Monday, January 30, 2012

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

Carbondale, Ill. -- In recognition of Black History Month, WSIU Public Broadcasting, the public media arm of Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIUC), and the African American Museum of Southern Illinois will present a free film screening of the powerful PBS documentary, American Experience: Freedom Riders, followed by a discussion featuring original Freedom Rider Ernest "Rip" Patton of Nashville, Tennessee.

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