Neenah Ellis http://wyso.org en The Nashville Hotshot and the Country Star http://wyso.org/post/nashville-hotshot-and-country-star <p>Country music legend George Jones died on Friday April 26 at age 81. Jones has been called the quintessential country singer.</p><p>WYSO general manager Neenah Ellis created a radio documentary about &nbsp;Jones in 1992 for a public radio program called Soundprint.</p><p>A visit to Nashville, Tennessee during Fan Fair, an annual gathering of dedicated country music fans, serves as the backdrop for a review of George Jones long career. &nbsp;Ellis takes listeners inside the recording studio as Jones makes an album that he hopes will mark his comeback.</p> Tue, 30 Apr 2013 18:47:27 +0000 Neenah Ellis 32568 at http://wyso.org The Nashville Hotshot and the Country Star WYSO Turns 55 http://wyso.org/post/wyso-turns-55 <p>Fifty-five years ago, on February 8, 1958, WYSO began broadcasting.&nbsp;</p><p>It was students who did all the legwork to get the station licensed and ready.&nbsp; After many years of un-licensed, unofficial broadcasting on the campus of Antioch College, WYSO went on the air with 19 watts of power.&nbsp; They gathered expectantly on the second floor of the student union building in the new studios.&nbsp; At 8pm, Bruce Johanson, script in hand, stepped up to the microphone.</p> Fri, 08 Feb 2013 11:00:00 +0000 Neenah Ellis 28709 at http://wyso.org WYSO Turns 55 Stories from the Yellow Springs Post Office http://wyso.org/post/stories-yellow-springs-post-office <p><span class="article-content"><span>Stories from the village of Yellow Springs gathered at the post office during one long day by WYSO reporters and volunteers. It&#39;s an audio time capsule about a small town with a long history on the first day of the holiday mailing season, the Monday after Thanksgiving, 2010.<br /><br />Five reporters contributed to this story: Emily McCord, Jerry Kenney, Juliet Fromholt, Sarah Buckingham and Katie Tilly, plus independent radio producer Katie Davis. Hosted by Neenah Ellis.</span></span></p> Mon, 27 Dec 2010 19:40:29 +0000 Emily McCord, Jerry Kenney, Juliet Fromholt, Katie Tilly, Neenah Ellis & Sarah Buckingham 3200 at http://wyso.org Stories from the Yellow Springs Post Office