Our broadcast signal covers a wide geographic area making up nearly two-thirds of the state of Oklahoma. The area ranges from Pauls Valley, about an hour south of Oklahoma City to Weatherford, about an hour west of Oklahoma City to Ponca City, near the state's northern border to Talequah on the state's eastern edge. We also reach portions of southeast Kansas, southwest Missouri and northwest Arkansas. Our digital reach largely includes people from wider Oklahoma and our listening area but also includes a number of expats who use KOSU to keep in touch with their home state.
Seth Bodine reports for KOSU in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, where he covers agriculture and rural issues on a new beat that’s aimed not only at rural Oklahomans but those in cities and suburbs who aren’t connected to farming. It’s something he knows well. Bodine covered agriculture, business and culture for KBIA, the NPR affiliate station in Columbia, Missouri. He also covered the 2020 Missouri Legislature for the Missouri Broadcasters Association and KMOX-St. Louis. Previously, he was an intern at Missouri Business Alert, Denver Business Journal and the Colorado Springs Gazette. His work has been picked up by dozens of publications, including U.S. News & World Report, The Associated Press and The Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting. Bodine graduated with bachelor’s degrees in journalism and English creative writing from Colorado State University and a master’s degree in journalism from the University of Missouri-Columbia.
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