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.

Pages

PoliticsOhio
5:32 pm
Fri May 13, 2011

Kvamme Talks Plans For JobsOhio

In this week's PoliticsOhio, Emily McCord speaks with Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler. She recently conducted Mark Kvamme's first broadcast interview since his serious motorcross accident and since the lawsuit that removed him from the director position at JobsOhio, the private jobs creation board. Kasler talks with McCord about his plans. Plus, they discuss the state budget currently being debated in the Senate.

PoliticsOhio
5:41 pm
Fri May 6, 2011

Mixed Results In Greene County On Levies And Issues

In this week's PoliticsOhio, Emily McCord speaks to Mark Gokavi, a reporter for the Dayton Daily News who covers Greene County. They discuss the results of the Fairborn charter amendments, the rejection of several school levies, and why voters are finding confusion when going to the polls to vote on school issues.

Politics
6:35 am
Mon May 2, 2011

Fairborn Charter Amendments Create Controversy

American politics have been volatile in the last year. We've seen rallies against new collective bargaining laws and tea party groups organizing against what they call big spending government. This is also playing out at the local level. In Fairborn, for example, citizens will vote on seven new amendments to the city's charter tomorrow. Those proposed changes have caused a controversy with some of Fairborn's residents.

Read more
Politics
7:45 pm
Fri April 29, 2011

PoliticsOhio: Ohio House Budget Preserves Kasich's Vision

Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler joins Emily McCord for this week's PoliticsOhio. She details the House plan to get rid of the estate tax and what impact that will have on local governments, and their changes to school funding.

Politics
5:48 pm
Fri April 22, 2011

PoliticsOhio: Democrats Want More Information On School Funding Cuts

Emily McCord speaks with Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles for this week's PoliticsOhio. Democrats say the Governor's office isn't providing them with information they need on school funding cuts. The Governor says it's available. Ingles and McCord discuss the discrepancy.

Pages