|Branding:||WOSU 89.7, NPR News and Classical Music|
|Slogan:||Making the World relevant ... To You|
|Airdate:||December 13, 1949|
|Owner:||The Ohio State University|
|Callsign Meaning:||Ohio State University|
WOSU-FM (89.7 FM) is a National Public Radio news and classical music radio station based in Columbus, Ohio. It is owned by Ohio State University. The station has multiple repeaters throughout the U.S. state of Ohio, making the station a multiple transmitter station.
WOSU-FM signed on for the first time on December 13, 1949. It initially simulcast its AM sister from sign-on until 6:45 pm, then broadcast separate programming until signing off at 7:30 pm. In 1950, the broadcast day was extended to 9:15 pm. It began 24-hour operation in 1960, and began airing a fully separate schedule on October 1, 1968.
From January 14, 2008, WOSU-FM began switching to a mixed news/classical format, introducing NPR news magazines during morning and evening drive-times along with several popular NPR weekend programs such as Weekend Edition, Car Talk, and Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!, plus This American Life from Public Radio International. Many of these programs are simulcast with its AM sister. The station also features a 24 hour a day classical music service on its HD-2 HD Radio stream as well as on its web site.