Nita Sweeney author headshot

Writer and runner Nita Sweeney talks to Daron about how she went from struggling to get off the couch to running marathons by starting small, having a plan, and relying on the support of her dog, her husband, and her friends. 

WCBE VIP Events for November 2019

Nov 4, 2019

AHI w/ Hebdo  - Fri. Nov. 1st @ The Basement
Sleater-Kinney - Fri. Nov. 1st @ The Newport

David Wax Museum - Sat. Nov. 2nd @ Rumba Cafe

The Japanese House - Sun. Nov. 3rd @ The A&R Music Bar

Marcia Ball - Wed. Nov. 6th @ Natalie's

Liza Anne - Fri. Nov. 8th @ The Basement

Ida Mae - Fri. Nov. 8th @ Rumba Cafe

Jud Brewer talks with Daron about navigating everyday addictions with curious awareness and the power of understanding what drives the behaviors we regret but keep repeating. 

Dr. Jud Brewer is an addiction psychiatrist who has been investigating habits for over 20 years. He’s the Director of Research and Innovation for the Mindfulness Center at Brown University


 In this episode, host Dan Skinner (@danielrskinner) interviewed Daveda Cunningham, Program Manager at ChildSight Ohio/Helen Keller International; Zulma Zabala, Chief Executive Officer at East End Neighborhood House; and Tracy Davidson, Vice President of Quality and Population Health Strategy for UnitedHealthcare.

VIP Member Events For October 2019

Sep 27, 2019

Brent Cobb - Wed. Oct. 2nd @ A&R Music Bar

Lily & Madeleine - Fri. Oct. 4th @ Rumba Cafe

Noah Gunderson - Sun. Oct. 6th @ A&R Music Bar  Bon Iver/Feist - Tues. Oct. 8th @ Schottenstein Center

Austin Plaine - Wed. Oct. 9th @ Rumba Cafe

Jennifer Knapp - Thurs. Oct. 10th @ Rumba Cafe

Dark Star Orchestra - Fri. Oct. 11th @ Express Live

Benjamin Francis Leftwich - Sat. Oct. 12th @ The Basement

The Clarks/The Vindys - Sat. Oct. 12th @ Rumba Cafe

In this episode, host Dan Skinner (@danielrskinner) interviewed Morgan Harper, candidate for the Democratic nomination for Congress in the 3rd district in Ohio. You can follow Morgan on Twitter at @mh4oh and learn more about the campaign at


In our news round-up Dan discussed: 


Welcome to the 2017 Spring Warp Drive!

Mar 1, 2017

Welcome to the 2017 Spring Warp Drive!

This year, we have an audacious goal: to not interrupt a single show for our annual Spring on-air fundraiser.

Support local businesses, great public radio & the Buckeyes all in one day with “Buckeyes Beat Michigan” WCBE Fundraising Bash!

Join WCBE Ohio State alumni as we cheer the Buckeyes to victory on Saturday, November 24th at Woodland’s Tavern in Grandview. 


Two "Best of's" in one year, we're flattered! Recently, WCBE received word we took home a title in the Other Paper's This, That or The Other Poll. The category was Best of Columbus: Media.

Columbus Monthly Readers' Poll 2012
Columbus Monthly

Thanks WCBE 90.5 FM listeners and Columbus Monthly Magazine readers for voting us BEST PUBLIC RADIO STATION in the CM Best of Poll! Here are the results.