People

  • News Midday Host, Assistant Program Director

    Amy Juravich is the Midday Host on 89.7, NPR News and the radio promotions producer for both 89.7 and Classical 101. She also directs 89.7’s talk show All Sides with Ann Fisher.

    Amy joined WOSU Public Media in 2007. She began...

  • Host, Executive Producer of All Sides with Ann Fisher

    Ann Fisher joined WOSU in 2009 after nearly 30 years in the newspaper business. A native of Michigan, Ann earned a B.S. in journalism at Michigan State University.

    She has covered politics, public affairs, culture, media, and business...

  • Classical Morning Host

    Classical 101 Morning Announcer and Host of the Promusica Chamber Orchestra live broadcasts.

    Boyce Lancaster is an award-winning radio producer who has spent the last 25 years exploring classical music at WOSU-FM. His productions have...

  • Chief Content Director - Arts, Life & Culture

    Brent Davis is the TV Content Director for WOSU Public Media. He believes that it is vital that WOSU is recognized as a primary source for authentic, engaging, and informative content.

    He joined WOSU in 2003 after 18 years at the...

  • Manager, Corporate Support & Foundation Giving

    A Columbus native, Christine joined WOSU Public Media in January of 2006. She works with other staff members to secure radio, TV, and digital program support, special event sponsors, and local production funding. She has a background in media...

  • Classical Host

    Host of Music in Mid-Ohio, Musica Sacra, Serenata and the Columbus Symphony Orchestra live broadcasts. Christopher also hosts Classical 101 By Request every Friday from 1-3 p.m....

  • Director of Local TV Content

    Cindy Gaillard is a multiple Emmy Award-winning television producer who started in public broadcasting in 1988 at KNME TV5 in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

    Yes, she would be happy to give you a tour of the Breaking Bad landscape and will...

  • Director of Planning & Initiatives

    A 35-year broadcasting veteran, David Carwile is Director of Planning and Initiatives and serves as an Associate Director of WOSU Public Media.

    After a turn as a Statehouse reporter in commercial broadcasting in the early 1980s, Dave...

  • News Morning Host

    Debbie Holmes began her career in broadcasting in Columbus after graduating from The Ohio State University. She left the Buckeye state to pursue a career in television news and worked as a reporter and anchor in Moline, Illinois and Memphis,...

  • Digital Producer - Arts and Culture
  • News Reporter

    Esther Honig joined WOSU in early 2016. Born in San Francisco, Esther got her start in public radio while attending Mills College in Oakland, California. Before reporting for WOSU, she worked with member station KCUR in Kansas City, Missouri....

  • Digital News Editor

    Gabe Rosenberg joined WOSU in October 2016. A Pittsburgh native, Gabe graduated with a bachelor's degree in American Studies from Wesleyan University in Middletown, CT. 

    Before coming to Columbus, he worked as a digital news assistant...

  • Classical Midday Announcer

    Jennifer Hambrick unites her extensive backgrounds in the arts and media, and her deep roots in Columbus to bring inspiring music to central Ohio as Classical 101’s midday host. Jennifer performed with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the...

  • Manager, TV Production & Broadcast Operations
  • Classical Afternoon Host

    John Rittmeyer grew up in Cleveland, Ohio, but didn’t discover how much classical music meant to him until moving to Columbus to attend OSU. It began by listening to WOSU-FM while studying at home. As an English major, classical music provided...

  • Director of Radio Operations and IT

    Kevin is an Air Force brat who was born in Tampa, Florida and came to Ohio by way of Miami, Massachusetts, and a few other spots. Kevin began his radio career at WOSU Public Media in 1991 when he took a student position as a board operator for...

  • Director of Advancement

    Originally from Perrysburg, Ohio, Laura joined WOSU Public Media in 2016 as Director of Advancement. She has a strong background in non-profit and higher education major, planned and annual giving, and has worked at The Ohio State University...

  • Chief Content Director - Learning & Public Engagement

    Marcelita sees it as an ice breaker—playing a guessing game with folks about her ethnicity. “You’re Chinese aren’t you?” She shakes her head. “Japanese?” Wrong, again. She is, in fact, a Filipino—born and raised in Manila.

    She came to...

  • Director of Business Operations

    Mary Alice – who is as Irish as you can get (“full-blooded and I have the temper to prove it!”) – was born in Xenia, OH, and survived the tornado of 1974. She has a B.A. from The Ohio State University in Criminology and Criminal Justice. Mary...

  • Marketing & Communications Director

    Hailing from New England, Meredith joined WOSU Public Media in 2012 after marrying a native of the Buckeye State. She has an extensive media marketing background and has worked at McGraw-Hill, Nickelodeon Productions and Golf Channel.

  • All Sides Producer

    Michael De Bonis moved to Columbus in 2012 to start at WOSU public radio. He began his journalism career at WBEZ Chicago Public Radio with a production internship at the station's daily news magazine show, Eight Forty-Eight. In...

  • Director of Technology
  • Chief Content Director - News & Public Affairs

    Mike Thompson spends much of his time correcting people who mispronounce the name of his hometown – Worcester, Massachusetts. Mike studied broadcast journalism at Syracuse University when he was not running in circles – as a distance runner on...

  • Chief Content Director - Digital Media

    Nick Houser leads the digital media team and oversees all things digital, including wosu.org, columbusneighborhoods.org, digital content, the

  • Membership Director

    Rob joined WOSU Public Media in 1995. In his 20 years, he’s helped WOSU raised almost $50,000,000 through on-air pledge, direct mail, email and telemarketing.

    Rob has produced pledge for both radio and TV and has worked with PBS pledge...

  • News Reporter

    Sam Hendren brought more than two decades of experience to WOSU when he arrived in August of 2005. Born in Tennessee and raised in North Carolina, Hendren began his journalism career at the University of Alabama's public radio station (also his...

  • Assistant Producer for All Sides with Ann Fisher

    Shyla Nott is the assistant producer for All Sides with Ann Fisher. She holds bachelor’s degrees in journalism and international studies from the University of Iowa and received a master’s degree from the Medill School of Journalism at...

  • TV Program Director

    Stacia moved to Columbus in 2001 and was hired in June 2002 as the TV Master Control Supervisor. She was promoted in 2006 to Manager On-Air Support Services and in 2008 was appointed to the TV Program Director position. Before coming to WOSU TV...

  • News Morning Anchor and Managing Editor

    Steve Brown grew up in nearby Richwood, Ohio and now lives there with his wife and son. He started his journalism career as a weekend board operator at WOSU while majoring in journalism at Ohio State, where he also wrote for student newspaper ...

  • General Manager

    Tom has served as General Manager of WOSU Public Media since November 2002. His career started in his hometown in Wisconsin, where he went to College and worked as a DJ at area radio stations including WCOW, where his listening audience was...