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Good Writing for the Ear is the Future of Radio

November 18, 2011

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We had a fascinating discussion today with five prominent Columbus radio personalities who shared the good, bad and ugly of a career in radio. Dino Tripodis of WSNY, 94.7 FM, Dan Orr of WLVQ, Dan Mushalko of WCBE, my student Sam Obermeyer of Scarlet & Gray Radio and Mike Thompson of WOSU joined Doug Dangler […]

Guest Speakers Add so Much to a Class–Until They Don’t

November 17, 2011

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One of the best parts of being part of a university like Ohio State in a close-knit town like Columbus is the quality and quantity of experienced guest speakers we welcome to our classes. This quarter we have had major newspaper writers and videographers, Pulitzer Prize winners, bloggers, police chiefs, politicians and television news personalities. […]

Learning to Read the Sports Page with Aaron Portzline

November 1, 2011

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I have breakfast with Aaron Portzline every morning. Get your mind out of then gutter–it’s not like that. Aaron is the Columbus Dispatch reporter covering our NHL team, the Blue Jackets, which has made him something like a Greek storyteller, covering triumph and tragedy, farce and frivolity. And around our house, he is a little […]