People

  • Morning Edition Host / Reporter

    Ariel first entered a public radio newsroom in 2004 while in school at Bradley University in Peoria, Illinois. Even though she was mainly covering the stories others didn’t want… she was hooked. Since then Ariel has reported from places like...

  • Membership & Traffic Coordinator

    Jayne is a native of Minnesota and a graduate of Iowa State University.  As an avid public radio fan, she quickly tuned into WYSO upon moving to the Miami Valley in 2012.  Jayne is a big believer in the importance of public radio and is excited...

  • Host, All Things Considered and Producer, WYSO Weekend

    Jerry Kenney was introduced to WYSO by a friend and within a year of first tuning in became an avid listener and supporter. He began volunteering at the station in 1991 and began hosting Alpha Rhythms in February of 1992. Jerry joined the WYSO...

  • Account Executive

    Jon Castonguay has been in sales for over 20 years selling everything from ice cream to printing. He came to WYSO in 2004, and has enjoyed being a part of the station's growth. He looks forward to helping new clients find the power of public...

  • Webmaster / Reporter / Deputy Operations Director / Host, Kaleidoscope & Alpha Rhythms

    Juliet Fromholt has been listening to WYSO for as long as she can remember.  She began volunteering at the station while also serving as Program Director and General Manager at WWSU, the student station at her
    alma mater, Wright State...

  • Reporter

    Lewis Wallace comes to WYSO from the Pritzker Journalism Fellowship at WBEZ in Chicago, where he reported on the environment, technology, science and economics. Prior to going down the public radio rabbit hole, he was a community organizer and...

  • Development Director

    Luke Dennis tried to get a job at a Boston public radio station in 2002 and they told him to come back when he had experience. Ten years later he landed at WYSO and plans to never leave. He's been busy these last ten years, including serving...

  • General Manager

    Neenah Ellis is the general manager at WYSO. She began her radio career in high school, working at her parents’ commercial radio station in Valparaiso, Indiana. She came to WYSO in 2009 after 30 years as a radio documentary producer in...

  • Senior Account Executive

    Nick Wilson is WYSO's Senior Account Executive - having begun his public radio career as a volunteer music host at WCBE in Columbus. He has always had his foot in music and radio and enjoys all the great people, businesses and non-profit...

  • Music Director and Host, Excursions

    Born a Hoosier, but only living there in spurts, Niki Dakota spent much of her young life moving around the United States with her archeologist mother. Throughout these years, there was always a ukulele somewhere close at hand. By the time the...

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