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
3:34 pm
Thu March 17, 2011

Interview With Dayton Mayor Gary Leitzell, Part Three

This week, WYSO is airing an interview in three parts with Dayton Mayor Gary Leitzell. Emily McCord spoke with him on Friday, March 11, before Governor Kasich released his budget, but in today's final installment, she did ask him what his thoughts were regarding the collective bargaining legislation that's moving through the house and senate.

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Politics
3:31 pm
Wed March 16, 2011

Interview With Dayton Mayor Gary Leitzell, Part Two

This week, WYSO is airing an interview in three parts with Dayton Mayor Gary Leitzell. Emily McCord spoke with him on Friday, March 11 and in today's second installment, she asks him what his plans are for creating jobs in the city.

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Politics
5:25 pm
Tue March 15, 2011

Interview With Dayton Mayor Gary Leitzell, Part One

This week, WYSO will air a three part interview with Dayton Mayor Gary Leitzell. The interview took place Friday, March 11 with WYSO's Emily McCord. Today is the first installment and we begin as Emily asks Leitzell what he thinks his role as mayor means for Dayton.

Emily McCord: Can you describe for me how you see your role as the mayor of Dayton?

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Politics
6:35 pm
Sun March 13, 2011

PoliticsOhio: Kasich's State of the State

Emily McCord speaks to the Dayton Daily News' Ellen Belcher about Governor Kasich's State of the State and what it may mean for the region.

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Politics
5:35 pm
Fri March 4, 2011

PoliticsOhio: Collective Bargaining Bill Passes Senate

In this week's PoliticsOhio, Emily McCord speaks to Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler. Senate Bill 5 has passed the senate and will move onto the house. Kasler tells McCord that not every Republican was ready to pass the bill. Also, Kasler previews Governor Kasich's State of the State speech next week.

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