Studio Stillwater

Studio Stillwater

Welcome to Studio Stillwater. A new media collective dedicated to elevating local voices and telling local stories. Get to know the community and culture that is only found in Stillwater, Oklahoma.

Recent Episodes

On the issues: A conversation with HD 34 candidates

Oct. 31, 2022

Join candidates for Oklahoma House of Representatives District 34 in a casual conversation with news editor Chris Peters and Bryan Langford-Loftis, Government Affairs Committee Chair for the Stillwater Chamber of Commerce. D…

Grassroots: Growing Civic Engagement

Interview with Rep. Trish Ranson – HD 34 candidate

Oct. 24, 2022

Stillwater News Press editor sat down with Rep. Trish Ranson, incumbent democrat candidate for Oklahoma House District 34 in Stillwater. Beau and Chris get to know Ranson as a person, why she ran for office, and what she hop…

Grassroots: Growing Civic Engagement

Interview with Michael Baughman – HD 34 candidate

Oct. 24, 2022

Stillwater News Press editors sit down with Republican candidate for Oklahoma House District 34, Michael Baughman. Beau and Chris get to know Baughman as a person, why he's running and what he hopes to change if elected. Can…

In The Newsroom

In the Newsroom: 'We are champions at podcast'

May 24, 2022

After an extended hiatus, the newsroom returns to the studio – due to a honeymoon and staff vacations – with a national storytelling award. They also share the stories they wrote in the new Stillwater Oklahoma Magazine publi…

In The Newsroom

In the Newsroom: Responsibility in reporting; weighing public harm vs public good

April 5, 2022

Local News: Bird Flu in Payne County, not an April fools joke. It’s election day in Stillwater, will voters approve a $9 million bond for a new fire station? Going deep : Beau and the newsroom discuss how local news can ofte…

Grassroots: Growing Civic Engagement

Grassroots: Fire Station Bond proposal with Terry Essary and Becky Taylor

March 29, 2022

On April 5th, Stillwater voters will decide on a bond proposal to relocate fire station #2 and build a modern facility for $9 million. Michelle and Chris sit down with Stillwater Fire Chief, Terry Essary, and City of Stillwa…

About the Hosts

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Chris Peters

Co-Creator & Producer

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Michelle Charles

Co-Creator & Journalist