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TCTC teacher is one of 100 selected for PBS program
Kristofer Doran from Trumbull Career and Technical Center is one of 100 educators selected for the 2015 PBS LearningMedia Digital Innovators program.

Published in The Vindicator, April 14, 2015


‘Studio C Sessions’ is new collaboration between Western Reserve PBS, The Summit
"Studio C Sessions," a new weekly TV program featuring exclusive live music performances, will begin airing on Western Reserve PBS (WNEO 45.1 / WEAO 49.1) on April 3, at 9 p.m.

Published in Record Publishing weeklies, March 31, 2015


Goodbye Downton
The long-rumored end of Downton Abbey is now officially near. The next, sixth season will be the last.

Published in Akron Beacon Journal, March 26, 2015


Western Reserve PBS and the Summit teaming up for Sessions series
Beginning on April 3, Studio C Sessions, a new weekly TV program featuring exclusive live music performances, will begin airing on Western Reserve PBS (WNEO 45.1/WEAO 49.1).

Posted on clevescene.com, March 24, 2015



County may make clean break from Norton sewers
Also that evening, the Planning and Economic Development Committee recommended Council adopt legislation to contribute $45,000 in Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds for the All-American Soap Box Derby to develop a fifth-grade curriculum based on gravity racing. The science, technology, engineering and mathematics curriculum, which is being designed by Western Reserve Public Media would be comprised of five modules with at least four lessons each and include a derby car kit, said Joe Mazur, Soap Box Derby president and CEO.

Published in West Side Leader, Feb. 26, 2015


Jim Tully: Legendary writer with Ohio roots is focus of documentary debuting Sunday night
Jim Tully’s extraordinary life story has long been a movie waiting to be made. Finally, it is one, at least in the form of a documentary that debuts Sunday night at 7 p.m. on Western Reserve PBS (Channels 45 and 49).

Published in The Plain Dealer, Feb. 12, 2015


Hobo author Jim Tully celebrated in new documentary on PBS
Now comes Road Kid to Writer - The Tracks of Jim Tully, a new documentary by Mark Wade Stone and StoryWorks.TV which airs February 15th on PBS in Ohio. At 50 minutes, it packs a punch, and should go a long way toward reestablishing the author as one of the significant American personalities of the 1920’s.

Posted on Huffington Post, Feb. 11, 2015

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Akron Civic, Western Reserve PBS host Downton Abbey event
As fans of the popular series eagerly await the fifth season premiere in January, Western Reserve PBS and the Akron Civic Theatre will host a free screening of the new season's first episode at A Downton Abbey Evening presented by the Akron Civic Theatre Women's Guild on Dec. 11 at 8 p.m. at the Civic.

Published in Record Publishing weekly papers, Monday, Dec. 8, 2014


National award presented to Western Reserve Public Media
An educational project about poetry created by Western Reserve Public Media has received a national award. “More Than Rhyme: Poetry Fundamentals” was named best teacher resource in the Instructional Media category by National Educational Telecommunications Association. NETA presented 20 public broadcasters with awards last month at its annual conference in Dallas. There were nearly 300 entries in the competition.

Published in The Vindicator, Monday, Nov. 17, 2014


YSU’s DePoy elected chairman of PBS station’s board
Bryan DePoy, dean of the College of Creative Arts and Communication at Youngstown State University, has been elected chairman of the board of directors of Northeastern Educational Television of Ohio, which owns and operates Western Reserve Public Media and PBS station WNEO.

Published in The Vindicator, June 3, 2014

Western Reserve Public Media chairman to step down from post

Western Reserve Public Media, which operates Western Reserve PBS (WNEO channel 45/WEAO channel 49), announced attorney David Hunter will step down as chairman of the board of directors, effective June 30.

Published in Record-Courier, May 4, 2014


Greenburg calls Netanyahu enthusiastic PBS travel guide

Greenberg and Netanyahu spent a total of a week traveling around Israel preparing for “The Royal Tour,” a broadcast airing on public television in the next few months.

Published in Cleveland Jewish News, March 19, 2014



'Downton Abbey Evening' benefits Western Reserve PBS

Merry Old England came alive at the Sheraton Suites in Cuyahoga Falls for A Downton Abbey Evening on Friday night. Toni Kayumi chaired the fundraiser for Western Reserve PBS, and fans came from all over the viewing area to spend an evening in the Downton Abbey tradition.

Published in Akron Beacon Journal, Feb. 16, 2014


Stambaugh to screen 'Downton' preview
“Downton Abbey” fans can watch a sneak preview of the first hour of the two-hour first episode of Season 4 at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 12 at Stambaugh Auditorium, 1000 Fifth Ave.

Published in The Vindicator, Oct. 25, 2013


"Downton Abbey" Season 4 premiere gets Youngstown preview
"Downton Abbey" fans in Northeast Ohio who are eagerly awaiting the show's Season 4 premiere can enjoy a free one-hour exclusive sneak preview of the new season on Thursday, Dec. 12, at 7:30 p.m. at Stambaugh Auditorium, 1000 Fifth Ave., Youngstown. Western Reserve Public Media and Stambaugh Auditorium are co-sponsoring the event, which is free and open to the public.

Published on Ohio.com, Oct. 23, 2013


HeldenFiles: DirecTV difficulties, 'Bible Challenge' auditions, more
DirecTV subscribers who watch public-television station WNEO/WEAO (Channels 45/49) have been having problems getting the channel because of connection issues between the satellite-program service and the station.

Posted on Ohio.com, Sept. 6, 2013


Seiberling documentary to premiere on PBS
“A Tree Grows in Washington: The John F. Seiberling Story” will premiere at 8 p.m. Tuesday on Western Reserve PBS (WNEO 45.1/WEAO 49.1).

Published in The Vindicator, Sept. 2, 2013

Western Reserve PBS Feature Program Be More PBS