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Mission Statement
    WKSU creates a shared civic and cultural life that connects communities through a diverse mix of media and that extends the heritage of Kent State University.
Vision Statement
    WKSU is committed to building relationships with communities of listeners whose lives are enriched with news, information and cultural offerings that utilize appropriate media platforms.
    WKSU will leverage its strengths as Ohio's leading public radio station by providing distinctive regional coverage that has national appeal and that capitalizes on WKSU's increasingly valued role as a media institution for the region.
Guiding Principles
  1. Increase public service by providing significant programming for significant audiences in the appropriate media platforms with content that meets audience needs, exceeds customer expectations, is delivered promptly, and focuses on news, classical music, and folk music.
  2. Adopt an outcome-driven approach that establishes goals and determines desired results in all aspects of our work, including but not limited to on-air delivery and content, financial return, promotional objectives, and performance standards.
  3. Promote WKSU's role as a community-based institution in the region that works with listeners and members, corporate and non-profit communities, foundations, media partners, Kent State University, and WKSU Community Advisory Council members.
  4. Develop a workforce of talented professionals by actively encouraging and supporting professional development opportunities, stronger and more effective working relationships, and growth within the organization.
Core Values
    Service
    We work with honesty and openness-placing service above self.
    Collaboration
    We believe that working in collaboration with others strengthens our ability to fulfill our mission.
    Quality
    We aspire to the highest standards of performance in our work and professional relationships.
    Stewardship
    As stewards of WKSU, a noncommercial public trust, we manage the resources entrusted to us with integrity and accountability.
    Diversity
    Diversity is integral to our mission, and we value it in all of our activities.
 
 

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