A total of 12 public radio licensees operate 32 stations across the state, and BEMC, through the State of Ohio, financially supports 36 public radio affiliates. Although each station selects its own format with programming that reflects the unique needs of Ohio's various communities, Ohio Public Radio stations share a common mission of presenting the highest-quality news, discussion, arts and cultural programming that makes a difference in Ohioan's daily lives.
Education is the key. Ohio Public Radio stations provide both education-related programming as well as news and talk programs that cover current issues in-depth. They contribute to civic literacy and raise the level of civic discourse, challenge and developing the citizens of the future.