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Gerry Bonds to headline KOSU radio program

Melissa Hayer Published: August 26, 2011
From left, Robert Henry, Gerry Bonds and Kate Buford. - Provided Photo
From left, Robert Henry, Gerry Bonds and Kate Buford. - Provided Photo

 

(A version of this article appears in Friday’s Weekend Look section of The Oklahoman.)

“The Living Room with Gerry Bonds,” a new monthly radio program on Oklahoma State University’s NPR station KOSU about Oklahoma issues, arts and culture, is set to premiere at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 7,  according to a news release.

Bonds, an Emmy Award-winning journalist and Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame inductee, will host New York Times Editor’s Choice author Kate Buford and Oklahoma City University President Robert Henry in the first installment, which will include discussion on Buford’s latest book about the life of Oklahoma sports legend Jim Thorpe.

“The Living Room with Gerry Bonds” will air the first week of every month on 91.7 FM in central Oklahoma, 107.5 FM in northeastern Oklahoma, 88.3 FM in Stillwater and through live audio stream at kosu.org.

The first installment of the radio show, which is recorded at OPUBCO Communications studios, will re-air at 4:30 p.m. Sept. 10, as well as at 8:30 a.m. Sept. 13.

The Living Room with Gerry Bonds” is being supported initially by the Meinders Foundation, Devon Energy, Cole & Reed PC and Tom Johnson Investment Management.

For more information about underwriting opportunities for the program, contact KOSU Development Specialist Jenny Mae Harms at 800-228-4678.