About Out of Bounds

Out of Bounds, created by Tish Pearlman, features interviews with visionaries: people living, working and thinking outside the mainstream. It airs Thursdays at 7pm on WEOS-FM at 89.7 & 90.3 in Geneva, NY & 88.1 in Ithaca, NY or via live stream at weos.org. It airs Sundays at 11:30am on WSKG-FM, 89.3 Binghamton, NY; 90.9 Ithaca, NY; 91.7 Oneonta/Cooperstown, NY; 91.1 Corning/Elmira, NY; 88.7 Hornell/Alfred, NY. The mission of Out of Bounds is to move beyond the "disrespectful ranting" of current popular radio, and to forge understanding among people of diverse backgrounds through thoughtful, in-depth conversations that educate and enlighten. This forum features well-known as well as under-represented members of the Finger Lakes community and beyond. The goal of the show is to bring community members into clearer focus, to erase the lines that divide us, to create common ground, and to move forward with a deeper understanding of the issues and concerns that tie us together. Since our debut in April 2005, the show has featured conversations with writers, teachers, composers, artists, activists, musicians, and members of the various religious and cultural communities. These guests discuss their non-traditional work and undertakings, which are generally "outside the mainstream". The subject matter also serves to redefine the "mainstream" and encourages critical thinking regarding the definitions of today's culture.

Tish Pearlman, Host/Producer

Out of Bounds is hosted by Tish Pearlman, a broadcast journalist and community and political activist. She is a native of Manhattan Beach, California, and a 1986 graduate of The Columbia School of Broadcasting. Pearlman has worked as a host/interviewer on KPFA-FM in Berkeley, Live-105 in San Francisco, and two cable-TV shows: Out Talk Magazine and Q-TV, both in San Francisco. In Ithaca, she was the interim News Director/Morning Anchor on WHCU's Morning Report, as well as news anchor on WVBR's Mix in the Morning. She also hosted The Amnesty International Human Rights Journal on Ithaca's Channel 13.

Nate Richardson, Audio Producer

Nate Richardson has been audio producer for Out of Bounds since July of 2006. As head engineer at Rep Studio he has the pleasure of working on an extremely diverse collection of projects. In addition to his weekly work with Tish Pearlman, Richardson is best known for his career as a professional musician, touring and recording with award winning national and international artists The Sim Redmond Band and John Brown's Body. His extensive recording resume also includes performing on releases by Crow Greenspun, Malang Diabate, Waterbear, Samite, and 10ft Ganja Plant.

Thank you to Diego Vega for composing our theme music.

A special Thank you to Tim Reppert for his support, generosity and friendship.

Out of Bounds is sponsored, in part, by New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA).