WHIZ AM 1240 to air Town Hall Ohio

For Immediate Release
April 27, 2009

COLUMBUS, Ohio (OFBF) – Town Hall Ohio, the award-winning public affairs radio program produced by the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation (OFBF), has been added to the programming lineup of WHIZ radio in Zanesville. Town Hall Ohio will air at 6 a.m. each Saturday beginning May 2. WHIZ is located at 1240 on the AM dial.

Town Hall Ohio is a weekly discussion forum, which elevates important issues such as private property rights, food safety, wildlife issues, education, science and technology, business challenges, government and politics.

High profile guests make Town Hall Ohio a popular program. Guests include national, state and local elected officials, state agency heads and leaders from all levels of private industry, community service groups and agriculture.

Town Hall Ohio is a top-rated radio program in its broadcast markets and for the past two years was named the best regularly scheduled radio program in the nation by the American Farm Bureau Federation.

According to WHIZ Media Operations Manager, Brian Wagner, “WHIZ AM 1240 is excited to offer Town Hall Ohio to Muskingum and surrounding counties. This program will help our listeners stay connected to the issues affecting them, their families and businesses.”

“We’re proud to have WHIZ carrying our show and look forward to partnering with them to provide interesting, useful information to their audience,” said Kurt Ely, senior vice president of communications for Ohio Farm Bureau.

Town Hall Ohio is hosted by long-time Ohio farm broadcaster and Farm Bureau staff member Joe Cornely and is financially supported by Nationwide Insurance. It is distributed by ABN Radio.

All past programs are archived for download or streaming at www.townhallohio.org.



CONTACT: Joe Cornely
PHONE: (614) 246-8230
E-MAIL: [email protected]