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About WOUB

WOUB Public Media is a unique broadcasting service licensed to Ohio University.

WOUB is a non-academic unit of the Scripps College of Communication and services the community by providing television, radio, distance education and media services.

Operating six television signals between two transmitters in Athens and Cambridge, WOUB-TV serves 55 counties in four states – Ohio, West Virginia, Pennsylvania and Kentucky. The PBS affiliate operates 24 hours a day to serve the region with news and educational programming.

The WOUB Radio Network serves three states – Ohio, West Virginia and Kentucky - with five transmitters in Athens, Chillicothe, Ironton, Zanesville and Cambridge. The NPR affiliate operates 24 hours a day. WOUB-AM serves the immediate Athens area with a variety of talk and music programs. Both can be heard online at woub.org.

One of the most important services of WOUB Public Media is to train Ohio University students. More than 200 students a year work in all departments within WOUB to gets hands-on training to accelerate their skills and gain experience in order to help gain employment.   

In addition to radio and television, WOUB is also active in distance learning, online services and media production.




WOUB Public Media

35 S. College Street

Address was formerly 9 S. College Street and may still appear as such on certain information

Athens, OH  45701