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
7:35 am
Tue June 7, 2011

Town Hall Meeting Focuses On Collective Bargaining Law

In Kettering Monday night, a town hall meeting on Senate Bill 5 brought both supporters and opponents together to discuss the legislation. The League Of Women Voters and Lift Dayton sponsored the event. About 250 people were in attendance. GOP State Senator Peggy Lehner was on hand to answer questions from the public along with union supporters from the city of Kettering. Republican house representative Jim Butler from the 37th district was also at the meeting.

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PoliticsOhio
5:30 pm
Fri June 3, 2011

State Senate Offers Its Changes To Budget

In this week's PoliticsOhio, Emily McCord speaks with Karen Kasler of the Ohio Public Radio Statehouse News Bureau. She explains some of the new provisions the Senate has proposed in the state budget, which could be approved by next week.

The New Face of Wright-Patt
7:40 am
Fri June 3, 2011

BRAC: What's Next

We wrap up our series “The New Face of Wright-Patt” looking at the big gains of the recent BRAC decision with a cautious eye toward the future. Gone are many of our manufacturing jobs but the Miami Valley is staying true to its roots of aviation and innovation. Emily McCord looks at how Wright-Patt is writing a new chapter in our history.

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The New Face of Wright-Patt
7:40 am
Mon May 30, 2011

BRAC: How It All Began

This week, the new Human Performance Wing at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base will officially open at a ribbon cutting ceremony. Of course, military brass and other dignitaries will be in attendance. But the opening will signal a new chapter in the Miami Valley as hundreds of families move to our area. In our week long series, “The New Face of Wright-Patt”, Emily McCord takes us to the beginning of the BRAC process.

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PoliticsOhio
5:35 pm
Fri May 20, 2011

Poll Shows Ohioans Want A Repeal Of Collective Bargaining Law

In this week's PoliticsOhio, Emily McCord speaks with Ohio Public Radio's Bill Cohen to discuss the latest news on the effort to repeal the collective bargaining law. Also, Cohen dissects the results of several Quinnipeac polls this week that gauge how Ohioans feel about Senate Bill 5, the 2012 Senate Race, and the popularity of President Obama.

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