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.


9:00 am
Wed November 9, 2011

2011 Morning Post-Election Coverage

A selection of newscasts during Morning Edition highlighting election results and analysis on November 9, 2011.

5:40 pm
Fri November 4, 2011

PoliticsOhio: Congressional Redistricting Map Still Up In The Air As Negotiations Continue

Emily McCord speaks to Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles, who has been covering the latest over the congressional redistricting map. Democrats have started a referendum drive on this GOP passed map. Republicans are negotiating with Democrats to pass another map through an emergency clause, but so far, those talks haven't been successful. Ingles reports on the latest proposal.

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2:56 pm
Thu November 3, 2011

Antioch University Chancellor Toni Murdock To Retire

Antioch University announced Thursday that Chancellor Toni Murdock is retiring, effective June of 2012. Murdock has led the University for 6 years, and during that time, the University has undergone several major transitions, including its separation from Antioch College. She also has overseen structural changes in the governance of the University, including the establishment of a board of trustees for each of its 5 campuses in four states. 

In a statement released today, Murdock says she is proud of accomplishments during her tenure.

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2:04 pm
Wed November 2, 2011

Wright-Patterson Heads Two Management Centers In Air Force Restructuring (UPDATED)

The U.S. Air Force announced Wednesday that it is consolidating management function from 12 different centers. There will be 5 in total and two of those will be located at Wright Patterson Force Base. This comes as the Air Force faces budget cuts and they say it is an effort to improve efficiency.

Wright Patterson will house the new U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center. That will focus on acquisition of aircraft and support weapons systems. The new center will combine other facilities from bases in Massachusetts and Florida.

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Election 2011
5:23 pm
Mon October 31, 2011

Xenia Faces More Cuts, Controversy Ahead Of School Levy Issue On Ballot

The Xenia Community School District may be facing more cuts if a levy on the ballot next week fails. The district is asking for a 5 year 4.8 mill emergency levy to help address a $3 million deficit.

In the last two years, the district has already cut 8.8 million dollars from their budget. Teachers and administrators have had pay freezes with no step increases and will pay higher insurance premiums. That's caused a controversy with the Xenia Educational  Support professionals Union, who represent bus drivers, custodians, food service workers and other staff.

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