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The Journal #2429

BGSU Center for Regional Development

Bowling Green State University’s Center for Regional Development partners with communities and businesses to enhance the economic vitality of Northwest Ohio. Interim Director Dr. Nichole Fifer tells us about the center’s current projects and successes.

The Journal #2428

Lake Erie Advocates

Fixing Lake Erie and its watershed has been the focus of numerous Ohio organizations – both citizen and governmental. Mike Ferner, founder-organizer of Lake Erie Advocates, talks about the environmental grassroots group’s efforts and progress.

WBGU-PBS' flagship public affairs show is called The Journal. This show truly has stood the test of time and continues to focus on issues pertinent to Northwest and West Central Ohio. The Journal covers a wide range of important topics such as legislative, education, health and economic issues affecting our region. Steve Kendall, the voice of WBGU-PBS, serves as The Journal’s dedicated host. Steve has more than 30 years of broadcast experience that crosses various mediums including 20 years in the Toledo radio market and ample air-time on WBGU-PBS serving as an anchor of pledge programs and as the voice of many station announcements.

Steve Kendall, host of The Journal

Host Steve Kendall