Emily McCord

News Director and Host, Morning Edition

Emily’s love of music brought her to public radio, where she found her love for news. After receiving a Bachelor of Arts in music at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, she began her career in 2003 at WFIU Public Radio in Bloomington, Indiana, producing and hosting music and news programs and learning the behind-the-scenes work of public broadcasting. She joined WYSO in 2007 as the host of “All Things Considered” and jumped head first into news gathering. Emily’s been relishing it ever since-her reporting has earned her numerous AP Awards and a nationally recognized Gabriel Award. WYSO has been a fulfilling and exciting place for Emily, where she is privileged to work with a creative and supportive staff.

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Around the Miami Valley
12:20 pm
Mon July 2, 2012

WYSO Weekend: July 1, 2012

Full episode of WYSO Weekend for July 1, 2012 containing the following stories:

-Emily McCord speaks with local filmmakers Steve Bognar and Julia Reichert about their new film Sparkle which won the audience award for best short documentary at SilverDocs.

-Juliet Fromholt speaks with Brad Centers, one of the organizers of the Miami Valley Music Festival. 

-The latest installment of PoliticsOhio: National Debate Over Immigration Plays In Ohio, by Emily McCord

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Politics
8:47 am
Mon July 2, 2012

DNC Chairwoman In Toledo, Says Romney Will Outpace President In Fundraising

The head of the Democratic national committee was Toledo this weekend, reinforcing the themes of President Obama’s campaign- jobs and the economy.  Debbie Wasserman Schultz comes days before the Obama is set to visit Ohio as part of a two day bus tour. Wasserman Schultz says the battleground state is crucial to winning the election and while recent polling numbers have been good for the President in Ohio, Republican hopeful Mitt Romney raised more money than Obama. Wasserman Schultz says that’s likely to continue.

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Statewide News
8:43 am
Mon July 2, 2012

Weekend Storms Cause Damage And Outages Throughout Ohio

 A second burst of thunderstorms has knocked out electricity for thousands more Ohioans, including some that had just had their power restored after being left in the dark earlier in the weekend.

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Politics
4:04 pm
Fri June 29, 2012

PoliticsOhio: National Debate Over Immigration Plays In Ohio

The Supreme Court ruled struck down many of the components of Arizona's immigration bill week, but left the part that requires police officers to check the immigration status of anyone they suspect may be in the country illegally. An Ohio legislator wants to have a similar law in Ohio. Emily McCord speaks to Tony Ortiz for this week's edition of PoliticsOhio. He's with Wright State University and says that this is an issue that the Hispanic community in the Miami Valley is ver

Health
8:34 am
Fri June 29, 2012

Supreme Court Decision Has Implications For Miami Valley

The Supreme Courts decision on President Obama's Affordable Care act has already received mixed reaction across the country, and as WYSO's Emily McCord reports, there's still argument on what this will mean for Ohio.

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