WBNS-10TV will present a 60-minute special giving central Ohioans their first look inside the newly redesigned Nationwide Children's Hospital.
The special, "Everything Matters…Inside The New Nationwide Children's Hospital," airs on June 7 at 8 p.m. and will be hosted by 10TV's Jerry Revish and Kristyn Hartman.
The program will provide an exclusive, behind-the-scenes tour of the expanded 12-story, 750,000-square-foot building, including the revolutionary new Emergency Services Department, The Magic Forest, new patient rooms, Wayfinder System, new rehab facility and the new research building. The special will also explore the history of the hospital and its relationship to the neighborhoods around it.
The program will feature interviews with some of the champions of the hospital expansion project, including: Nationwide Children's Hospital President and Chief Executive Officer Steve Allen; Abigail Wexner, chairwoman of the hospital's board of trustees; Mayor Michael Coleman; patients and their families; community leaders; and the doctors and nurses that make up Nationwide Children's Hospital.
"WBNS-10TV has a firm belief that local television stations must use local programming to shine a light on community treasures," said 10TV President and General Manager Tom Griesdorn. "The opening of the new Nationwide Children's Hospital will be a historic event unlike anything central Ohio has seen in years. By shining a light on this place of miracles, in turn, the new Nationwide Children's Hospital will reflect on our entire community. We're proud to be partners with such an amazing institution."
The special will replay statewide on ONN on June 9 at 7 p.m. and June 10 at 8 p.m.
WBNS-10TV is a member of The Dispatch Broadcast Group, which also includes WBNS-AM/FM, Ohio News Network and Radio Sound Network in Columbus; WTHR-TV and SkyTrak Weather Network in Indianapolis.