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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Politics
5:17 pm
Fri September 30, 2011

PoliticsOhio: Opponents Block Election Reform Law Temporarily

Emily McCord speaks to Ohio Public Radio’s Jo Ingles for this week’s PoliticsOhio. Ingles reported this week on the latest efforts to put the newly adopted election reform law on the ballot. She says Ohio voters should not expect any changes next week from the year before. Ingles give updates on the poll numbers this week for President Obama in the state and touches on discussion regarding redistricting. 

Politics
5:45 pm
Fri September 23, 2011

PoliticsOhio: Lawmakers Approve Redistricting Map

Emily McCord speaks to Jo Ingles from Ohio Public Radio in the week's installment of PoliticsOhio. Ingles discusses the changes made this week to the map and how now it will be harder to put it up for a referendum. But she says Democrats who are upset about the new map are still weighing their options.

Politics
5:45 pm
Fri September 16, 2011

PoliticsOhio: Proposed Redistricting Map Brings Big Changes To The Miami Valley

In this week’s edition of PoliticsOhio, Emily McCord speaks to Jessica Werhman. She’s a reporter for the Dayton Daily News and the Columbus Dispatch based in Washington D.C. Wehrman breaks down the redistricting map proposed by Republicans and discusses the implications on the Miami Valley.

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Around the Miami Valley
5:12 pm
Fri September 16, 2011

Antioch College Receives Millions After YSI Merger

New York based ITT Corporation completed its acquisition of YSI Incorporated in Yellow Springs last week, bringing 34.7 million dollars to Antioch College's endowment fund that will help secure the college's future. Emily McCord reports for WYSO.

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Remembering 9-11
6:27 pm
Fri September 9, 2011

A Clear Day In September

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Former WYSO News Director, Aileen LeBlanc, left the house on what seemed like an ordinary Tuesday to find that she would be working on day that she would never forget.

Ten years ago, Dayton resident Jerry Winhoven was at a training session  at the World Trade Center in New York. Now, he lives in Celina and says he remembers running out of the towers moments before they fell.

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